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Friday, February 26, 2016

APWU Contract Negotiations (Arbitration) Update

‘Postal Workers Earn the Right To Be Justly Compensated For Our Service, Hard Work’

"...“Postal workers earn the right to be justly compensated for our service and hard work,” Dimondstein declared. “The economic lot of workers should be constantly improving, and those improvements should be passed on from generation to generation. We earn the right to be provided a safe workplace, free of harassment and discrimination, and, after concluding our careers, to enjoy a secure and dignified retirement.” APWU members want a workforce where all members make decent wages and get solid benefits..."    


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Amazon Unexpectedly Hikes USPS Shipping Rates on Wednesday

Amazon Unexpectedly Hikes USPS Shipping Rates on Wednesday

"...Amazon sellers were initially greeted with a message that said "for the time being," Priority Mail and Priority Mail Express rates would remain at 2015 levels. It appeared to be against USPS rules to make such statements..."    


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Friday, February 12, 2016

Postal inspectors canvass neighborhood, seek answers after shooting

Postal inspectors canvass neighborhood, seek answers after shooting

"...As the victim, who has been with the postal service for three years, recovers, postal inspectors are hoping they can get some answers to solve the case..."    


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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Postal Service mail carrier shot in the face in west Louisville

$25,000 Reward Offered

"...A Louisville mail carrier was shot in the face Wednesday morning on Dearborn Avenue in west Louisville. "I was talking to the mailman and then a few minutes later, I heard six gunshots and I ran outside," said neighbor Janice Lewis..."    


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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Obama Calls for Shedding 12K Postal Jobs. Will the Postal Service offer Buyouts and early retirements in response?

USPS Records First Profit in Five Years as Obama Calls for Shedding 12K Postal Jobs.

"...President Obama still proposed the agency slash 12,000 employees in his fiscal 2017 budget. USPS posted a net income of $307 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2016, the first such gain since the fourth quarter of fiscal 2011. ..."    


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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Online Sellers Continue to Have Problems with USPS Changes

Online Sellers Continue to Have Problems with USPS Changes

"...understanding the change only applies to Commercial Base rates. Sellers who expect to get the lower rate at their local Post Office are disappointed to learn it's only available through online postage providers (but, not the USPS's own Click N Ship site - another wrinkle). And that leads to a yet another challenge sellers are facing: because FCPS for packages between 13 - 16 ounces is not available at the Post Office window, some postal clerks are rejecting packages that sellers drop off with Commercial Base rate labels affixed..."    


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