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Sunday, June 30, 2013

Postal Worker identified in fatal accident

Police ID Postal Worker Killed In Crash On The Job

"...mail truck was slowing down to make a left turn Saturday morning when it was clipped by a pickup truck whose driver was trying to pass the mail truck..."    

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Thursday, June 27, 2013

Mail truck driver dies when truck hits home

Postal worker dies when truck hits home

"...truck went into a business Thursday afternoon in ..."    

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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Postal Overnight Delivery Standards Need To Be Protected!

Rep. DeLauro Introduces Bill To Protect Overnight Delivery Standards

"...“Ending overnight delivery standards – and the subsequent consolidation of processing facilitates – will have a disastrous impact on unemployment. With unemployment high, this is a particularly bad time for the Postal Service to eliminate jobs...."    

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Friday, June 21, 2013

Postal Service should cut ties with contractor...

IG: Postal Service should consider cutting off Accenture work

"...Accenture “has demonstrated an absence of business ethics, a lack of transparency and insufficient internal controls in its business dealings with the Postal Service,” according to the audit, which also cited..."    

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Brooklyn postal employee killed

Employee Killed by Postal Service Truck

"...Brooklyn Center officers say a postal service employee was killed after being hit by a Post Office truck...."    

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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Postal workers repainting Brooklyn Heights mailboxes after...

USPS only repaints 'defaced' mailboxes after anonymous 'Captain Cleanup' already covered up graffiti

"...The US Postal Service pays no attention when graffiti vandals deface its mailboxes — but when someone goes to tidy them up, they suddenly swoop in and take action, some Brooklyn residents are complaining. ..."    

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Rep. Darrell Issa again targets labor, proposing prevention of labor contract no-layoff agreements

Issa proposes new legislation to restructure Postal Service

"...back with new draft legislation that would allow the financially ailing agency to move to five-day delivery and ban it from entering no-layoff agreements with employees. The changes proposed by House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) on Thursday..."    

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Max Duty Assignment Tool (MDAT) goes live, says APWU

MDAT Computer Program To Win Good Jobs Goes Online

"...A new APWU computer program that will help win good jobs has gone live! The program, known as the Max Duty Assignment Tool (MDAT), will help local unions fight for jobs with better schedules, address excessing issues and retreat rights, and identify part-time flexible hours that justify full-time jobs, Clerk Craft Director Rob Strunk has announced...."    

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Friday, June 7, 2013

UPS and USPS package scanning leaves alot to be desired

When UPS Teams Up With USPS, Your Package Magically Travels To 29 States And Back-And-Forth Through Time

"...check on the shipping status of her Shutterfly order, only to find that UPS and the U.S. Postal Service had managed to fold space and time, somehow sending her package to 78 different locations in 29 states (and Washington, D.C.), all while going back and forth through time...."    

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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Drug agents check mail to home of...

Drug agents check mail to home of Indians closer Chris Perez; updates with police news conference

"...At a news conference Wednesday, the chief said the operation likely originated with a package that appeared suspicious to postal employees. “They took it from there,” he said...."    

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Sunday, June 2, 2013

Ricin investigated

New poison letters put ricin under microscope

"...At least 10 ricin-laced or suspected ricin-laced letters have been sent to government officials in recent weeks, including President Barack Obama...."    

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