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Sunday, May 31, 2015

Postal Service announces that consolidation activities will resume in 2016

Mail processing plant consolidations to resume in 2016

"...The decision to defer the next phase of the initiative was based upon operational considerations, and was made to ensure that the Postal Service will continue to provide prompt, reliable and predictable service consistent with the published service standards. The planned consolidation activities will resume in 2016..."    


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Friday, May 29, 2015

Postal Service Demands Cuts in Pay, Benefits, Job Security From Workers

USPS Demands Cuts in Pay, Benefits, Job Security

2015 APWU Contract Negotiations
How does the Postal Service reward workers?
"...05/28/2015 - Contract negotiations between the American Postal Workers Union and the U.S. Postal Service ended without an agreement on May 27. The USPS scuttled any prospect of reaching a deal by insisting on severe cuts in pay and benefits, despite the fact that progress had been made on many non-economic issues, President Mark Dimondstein reported. “Management’s economic demands and proposed changes to the workforce structure were completely unacceptable,” he said...."    

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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Common Sense Prevails As Postal Service Mail Processing Plant Closures and Consolidations Put On Hold

Nearly all remaining closures and consolidations put on hold

"...With the exception of the Houston P&DC and Queens P&DC, the USPS has suspended all remaining closures and consolidations to a date to be determined. ..."    


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Monday, May 25, 2015

USPS plan to replace LLV fleet "all at once" makes no sense

USPS Plan to Replace Entire Truck Fleet at Once Under Fire

"...The USPS "also chose to not refurbish the vehicles, which would have cost about $3.5 billion." The latter option would have added as much as 15 years to the life of the vehicles...."    


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Thursday, May 21, 2015

Postal Service and workers' representatives too far apart on wages and benefits to reach contract negotiation

Contract Talks Extended One Week to Focus on Economic Package

"...Postal Management scuttled the prospect of reaching a deal before the deadline by insisting on a permanent, new lower pay scale and reduced benefits for future career employees as well as givebacks in pay and benefits for current career workers..."    


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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The mail has been slowing down, and in some cases, by a lot

New USPS service performance reports show significant delays in delivering the mail

"...The Postal Service has released its service performance reports for the second quarter of the fiscal year, January 1 to March 31, 2015. They show that it's not just your imagination — the mail has been slowing down, and in some cases, by a lot. The reports can be found on the..."    


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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

America's mail processing facilities still being closed in spite of outrage

Congressional Delegation "Outraged" USPS To Close Stamford, Wallingford Facilities Early

"..."We remain committed both to reversing this decision, preventing further closures, and to ensuring that Connecticut residents do not experience delays in mail delivery," the statement reads...."    


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Sunday, May 3, 2015

Confusion over plan for Petaluma mail facility

Confusion over plan for Petaluma mail facility

"...“We will not be closing that facility this year,” said Ruiz. “The center will still be used for all incoming mail to Petaluma, as well as all parcels. No jobs will be lost.” ..."    


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