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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Bond denied for suspect in Atlanta postal stabbing

"...A man charged with stabbing a supervisor at a bulk mail center has been denied bond. ..."    postal news

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Monday, July 26, 2010

National Reassessment Process

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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Bomb Squad Detonates Pipe Bomb Found In Welch

"...Post Office worker delivering mail noticed some boys gathered around the device. He took the device in order to keep the boys from danger, brought it to the Welch Post Office..."    postal news

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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Postal workers picket to preserve Saturday service

"...While it might seem logical that the unions’ opposition to five-day-delivery is motivated by job preservation, Smith said most contracts include language preventing employee layoffs. Union members were given that assurance in exchange for their not being allowed to strike, he said...."    postal news

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CPI-W June 2010

"...The Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers
(CPI-W) increased 1.4 percent over the last 12 months to an index
level of 213.839 (1982-84=100). For the month, the index fell 0.1 percent prior to seasonal adjustment...."    postal news

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Hazmat team responds to Springfield USPS facility

"...A fire department spokesman says six postal workers had to be decontaminated Sunday after an unknown substance spilled out of a parcel at the U.S. Postal Service’s Bulk Mail Distribution Center...."    postal news

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Sunday, July 11, 2010

Postal worker found dead in trash was slain

"...post office employee who vanished at work and turned up dead at a dump hours later ..."    postal news

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Connolly: U.S. Postal Service in a death spiral

"..."instead of reducing service from six to five days a week, the Postal Service ought to be looking at a 24-hour model like the competition," Connolly said.

He said looking at creative ways of expanding customer service is how USPS will be able to stay competitive. ..."    postal news

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Thursday, July 8, 2010

FedEx, UPS send out fleet of lobbyists to shape labor law

"...FedEx and its voluble anti-union chairman, Fred Smith, have spent the past year attacking the proposal as a "brown bailout" for UPS and the Teamsters. FedEx, based in Memphis, has more than doubled its lobbying budget during the campaign, to about $1.5 million a month, disclosure records show. ..."    postal news

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Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Stamp prices going up again - 46-cent rate asked

Stamp prices going up again - 46-cent rate asked

"...Under the proposed increases, in addition to the 46-cent rate for the first ounce, the cost for each additional ounce would go up a penny to 18 cents. The cost to mail a postcard would go up 2 cents to 30 cents...."    postal news

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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Oldest Postal Worker Retires

"...a mail-handler forklift operator. He worked in the same position until his last day of work Tuesday. "I've never really given it a thought (about retiring earlier), to be honest with you. My old supervisor would ask me, `Chester, when are you going to retire?' and I would tell her, `It's none of your business, you know," he said laughing. ..."    postal news

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