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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Will Amazon kill FedEx?

Will Amazon kill FedEx?

"...For UPS and FedEx, Amazon's been great for business. Now it's taking business away from them..."    


This Article is From: www.bloomberg.com
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Monday, August 29, 2016

Wee Delivery: The Postal Service once delivered babies

When the U.S. Postal Service Also Delivered Babies

"...the most fragile of all parcels, children, were mailed, with appropriate postage stamps on their outer clothing. Most times the journey was short, as in the instance of an infant delivered to an address about a mile or so from home. But for longer distances, it was much cheaper to use parcel post (just a few cents) than to buy a seat on a passenger train..."    


This Article is From: www.wsj.com
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Postal Service files lawsuit over Berkeley’s main post office

Feds file lawsuit over Berkeley’s main post office

"...The United States Postal Service has filed a lawsuit against Berkeley, contending that the city passed the Civic Center Overlay ordinance just to thwart the government’s sale of the building..."    


This Article is From: www.berkeleyside.com
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Friday, August 19, 2016

D.C. post office allegedly doubled as weed distribution center

D.C. post office allegedly doubled as weed distribution center

"...The acting manager of two D.C. post offices and two of his employees took bribes in exchange for illegally delivering packages of marijuana, according to an indictment filed Thursday in D.C. federal court..."    


This Article is From: www.washingtonpost.com
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Obama To End Single-Sex Bathrooms on Federal Property to Accomodate Transgenders

Obama To End Single-Sex Bathrooms on Federal Property

"...President Barack Obama’s deputies will insert a rule in federal regulations on Friday to prevent federal facilities from operating single-sex bathrooms..."    


This Article is From: www.breitbart.com
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

COLA increase for career APWU represented employees: 1 cent per hour

COLA Increase

"...Career employees represented by the APWU will receive a one-cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective Sept. 3, in accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement. The increase is the result of a slight increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W). The increase will appear in paychecks dated Sept. 23 (Pay Period 19-2016), and will total $21 per year..."    


This Article is From: www.apwu.org
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Saturday, August 13, 2016

Postal Service revenue rises as well as package volume

U.S. Postal Service Reports Fiscal Year 2016 Third Quarter Results

"...Excluding a change in accounting estimate recorded during the quarter, the U.S. Postal Service reported operating revenue of $16.6 billion for the third quarter of fiscal year 2016 (April 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016), an increase of $117 million, or 0.7 percent, over the same period last year ..."    


This Article is From: whattheythink.com
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Friday, August 5, 2016

Suspicious package burns Mountain City postal worker

Suspicious package burns Mountain City postal worker

"...Reece said, “The package in question has been deemed ‘suspicious’ because it appeared to be damaged and was leaking some form of liquid that burned a postal worker.”..."    


This Article is From: wjhl.com
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