Post Office merger war on workers
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
The Postal Service hits a jackpot of irony
"...So while this official use of an unofficial Statue of Liberty may have been unintended, we now have three billion reminders of what its torch of freedom actually stands for: not the pursuit of happiness traditionally associated with a job or career suited to one's abilities, but the right to risk one's money on a toss of the dice or a shot at the lottery. ..."This Article is From: www.philly.com
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Surprise Letter Tells Earlville City Leaders Town Post Office is Closing
Nina In New York: Tramp Stamp?
"...post office regrets the error and is “re-examining our processes...I’d like to see how they re-examine their processes. I recommend typing “REAL + Statue of Liberty” into Google Image Search next time...."This Article is From: cbslocal.com
Monday, April 18, 2011
According to the USPS Organizational Changes website, if necessary, "Employees who could be impacted by a RIF in their competitive area will be advised in writing that a RIF may need to be conducted within their competitive area. The notice will provide the potential RIF effective date."
Additionally, according to the 2011 Organizational Redesign Information At-A-Glance website chart, in the event of a need for the RIF, September 9, 2011, will be the RIF effective date. "At the close of business on this date, separations as a result of the RIF process will become effective. "
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Sunday, April 17, 2011
"...Eligible employees should note that April 25, 2011, is the opt-in deadline for the Special Incentive Offer, as described in the Incentive FAQs. Employees who want to leave under the voluntary early retirement (VER) — as well as optionally-eligible employees (those who have reached their minimum retirement age and service requirements) and those who wish to voluntarily resign — must notify USPS of their decision by April 25.
By now, VER-eligible employees should have received an “Annuity Estimate and VER” offer letter in the mail...."
Saturday, April 16, 2011
Tax Day 2011
"...Most Post Offices nationwide will maintain regularly scheduled operating hours on April 18. Customers can go online at usps.com and click on “Locate a Post Office” to verify operating hours of Post Offices for April 18 and to locate alternate sites to purchase stamps and conduct postal business. ..."This Article is From: usps.gov
Friday, April 15, 2011
Statue of Liberty stamp error: Las Vegas replica honored instead
"...Talk about screw ups. The Statue of Liberty pictured on a new U.S. stamp is not the neoclassical icon on Liberty Island in New York Harbor but the replica at the New York New York Casino and Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada...."This Article is From: www.nj.com
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Postal Service begins Civil War Stamp Series
Sunday, April 10, 2011
US Postal Service Warns About Change of Address Website Scam
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Government shutdown would spare essential services
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Working Overtime Could Increase Risk for Heart Disease, Researchers Say
"...on a consistent basis were 67 percent more likely to develop coronary illnesses than those who worked only seven or eight hours.
Still, the study authors noted that other factors were considered in their analysis such as age, cholesterol levels and whether or not a patient smokes...."
Monday, April 4, 2011
Friday, April 1, 2011
Catalog Mailers May Get Hit With Massive Postal Increase
"...The attributable cost of Standard Mail flats in fiscal 2010 exceeded revenue by $577 million, resulting in a cost coverage of 82% with a loss of 8.2 cents per piece. The ACD directs the USPS to devise a plan to improve the cost coverage of Standard Mail flats...."This Article is From: multichannelmerchant.com