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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Ex-Postal Employee Pleads Guilty in Check-Theft Scheme

"...Shareen Wilson, 42, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and one count of theft of mail by a U.S. postal employee for her role in a scheme to steal ..."    postal news

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Friday, June 18, 2010

“This will not be a giveback contract,” APWU President Burrus

"...“We expect management to make many concessionary demands,” Bell said. “But we must fight to improve the wages and working conditions of postal employees.” ..."    postal news

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Postal Service worker stabs boss with scissors at Kennedy Airport

"...Cops quickly collared Barnett, a 10-year employee of the Postal Service, and charged him with assault, possession of a weapon and attempted murder...."    postal news

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Acting Postmaster charged with obstructing mail

"...a spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service based in Maine, said an “officer in charge” is an acting postmaster. “It’s the temporary head of that facility while there is a search going on for who will take over as the permanent postmaster of the facility,” he said...."    postal news

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Monday, June 14, 2010

Military service and FERS

"...What are my best options for retiring at age 55? Also, would it still be to my advantage to buy back my military..."    postal news

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Postal Service needs makeover, not to be shunted aside as obsolete

"...“The USPS is anything but an anachronism on a slow march to oblivion. It is a national treasure that provides an immense and irreplaceable social service. … We must recognize that the Postal Service can and must remain public if we are to maintain the essential infrastructures of democracy.”..."    postal news

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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Shelter Animal stamps no longer rare

"..."All Huntsville Post Offices have (animal stamp) supplies in stock," Joseph Breckenridge of the U.S. Postal Service communications department for Alabama and the Florida panhandle wrote in an e-mail. "The stamps were flying out the door, but supply has now caught up with demand." ..."    postal news

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Friday, June 11, 2010

Capital area chief Lane leaves Postal Service after assault allegation

"...Lane, based in Gaithersburg, visited the Dulles Processing and Distribution Center in Sterling on June 1 and allegedly argued with the center's manager, Kathleen J. Michaels. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office responded to a 911 call at the building..."    postal news

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Seattle man charged in suspicious mailings to Republican senator

"...Writing the court, a Seattle-based postal inspector said the U.S. Postal Inspection Service launched an investigation following a May 8 incident in which a postal employee's face was dusted with the white powder while handling Howe's letter to DeMint. Postal inspectors opened the letter two days later...."    postal news

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Monday, June 7, 2010

Going postal -- the violence continues

"...Robin Quintin Parks, who was laid off from the U.S. Postal Service last December, went on a bizarre alcohol-induced shooting rampage from his car early Sunday morning in Lakeland, reports the Orlando Sentinel...."    Going postal -- the violence continues

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Friday, June 4, 2010

Bernstock Resigning from USPS

"...The president of shipping and mailing services for the U.S. Postal Service, Bob Bernstock, will resign his position on June 4. Bernstock is currently under investigation for awarding about $5.8 million in no-bid contracts to his former business associates...."    postal news

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Postal Voluntary Early Retirement Offer Again?

Take a look at the FederalSoup forum (page 38) for the latest "early out retirement offer rumor" ...this one claims a July 2010 announcement. Additionally, the individual claims that the PMG was at their plant and spoke of it, along with other interesting information found in the post. Take a look!    postal news

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