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Monday, October 31, 2011

2011 Postal Service Holiday Period Mailing Deadlines

Postal Service announces holiday mailing deadlines

"...The Priority Mail Large Flat Rate Box (12 inches x 12" x 5 1/2") offers a $2 discount to APO/FPO destinations and ships for just $12.95. Customers can access shipping information by adding delivery confirmation..."    postal news

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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Postal employee facing prison for stealing

Former postal worker facing prison for stealing

"...A former postal worker is facing the prospect of years in federal prison after being convicted of using counterfeit money..."    postal news

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Buyouts: Post office needs money to buy out employees

Distruptive Technology Hobbling Postal Service

"...The post office needs money to buy out those 220,000 employees. It thought it would get it from over-payments to its pension plan, but that has been ruled as money that cannot be pried out of the federal retirement system...."    postal news

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Most Expensive Zip Codes in America

America's Most Expensive Zip Codes

"...thanks to posh pads and ranches belonging to the likes of comedian Jerry Seinfeld and former Goldman Sachs CEO ..."    postal news

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Postal Service delivers for FedEx with SmartPost

FedEx sees record holiday volume, adding workers

"...One beneficiary will be the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service, which partners with FedEx for FedEx SmartPost deliveries. With SmartPost, FedEx delivers to post offices, which in turn make final delivery to residential customers.

Read more: http://www.portfolio.com/business-news/reuters/2011/10/24/fedex-sees-record-holiday-volume-adding-workers#ixzz1biRY36rL
..."    postal news

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Drug distribution network used Postal Service

Western NY Drug Distribution Network Busted

"...According to the indictment, the Puerto Rican-based leaders of this narcotics distribution organization would send the cocaine in packages through the Postal Service to..."    postal news

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Monday, October 17, 2011

'Privateers' prepare to plunder postal service

'Privateers' prepare to plunder post office

"...privateers have turned their guns on the U.S. Postal Service, charging it with inefficiency while trying their damndest to hamper it legislatively. The USPS was created in the original U.S. Constitution..."    postal news

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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Letter Carriers pose for calendar to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Postal pin-ups pose for a cause

"...letter carriers are featured in two separate $10 calendars. The proceeds will go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association and to Committee on Letter Carrier Political Education - the political action committee of the National Association of Letter Carriers. ..."    postal news

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Thursday, October 13, 2011

Postal Destruction Bill Heads to Floor

Oversight Committee Approves Issa-Ross Postal Reform Bill

"...No-layoff clauses are prospectively barred in Postal Service collective bargaining agreements. For employees who might lose their job, they will receive a hiring preference at Postal Service contractors. Postal employees would be subject to the same Reduction-in-Force authority as the rest of the federal workforce...."    postal news

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Sunday, October 2, 2011

Are Postal Service problems a manufactured crisis?

Bogus Postal Service crisis deserves to get a Return to Sender

"...Union leaders and consumer advocates like Ralph Nader insist this is all a "manufactured crisis" to drive down wages and break the unions. At least two recent postal audits seem to back up those claims ..."    postal news

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