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Sunday, December 31, 2017

Trump Takes On Amazon and the Postal Service Again, Urging ‘Much More’ in Postage Fees

Trump Takes On Amazon Again, Urging ‘Much More’ in Postage Fees

"...Amazon regularly uses the Postal Service to complete what’s called the “last mile” of delivery, with letter carriers dropping off packages at some 150 million residences and businesses daily. It has a network of more than 20 “sort centers” where customer packages are sorted by zip code, stacked on pallets and delivered to post offices for the final leg of delivery. While full details of the agreement between Amazon and the Postal Service are unknown -- the mail service is independently operated and strikes confidential deals with retailers..."    


This Article is From: www.bloomberg.com
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Sunday, December 24, 2017

In final holiday push, UPS grabs its accountants to deliver packages

In final holiday push, UPS grabs its accountants to deliver packages

"...UPS had to supplement those workers this year by calling in employees from various desk jobs with little notice. Some are delivering packages using their personal vehicles. A shift to online shopping coupled with a tight market for seasonal workers left gaps in manpower across the delivery network..."    


This Article is From: http://www.foxnews.com
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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Police: Naked man kills Post Office supervisor early Saturday

Police: Naked man kills Post Office supervisor early Saturday

"...Police say a naked United States Postal Service employee shot a supervisor to death early Saturday morning at a post office before attacking and killing another supervisor at her home..."    


This Article is From: http://nbc4i.com
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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tesla Secures Its Largest Order of Semi Trucks Yet With UPS

Tesla Secures Its Largest Order of Semi Trucks Yet With UPS

"...Shipping giant UPS announced this morning that it has pre-ordered 125 all-electric Tesla Semi trucks. The order is the largest yet for the truck, trumping last week’s order of 100 vehicles from PepsiCo. It adds to a growing list of big-name companies who have signed on for the truck..."    


This Article is From: fortune.com
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Monday, December 4, 2017

Politicians make sure they will not get elected again: Their Shameful Tax Plan

U.S. Senate Seems to Have the Votes to Pass their Shameful Tax Plan

"...Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) acknowledged that the Republican drive to cut taxes for the wealthy is the prelude to a larger attack on Social Security and Medicare. On Wednesday, he told a group of lobbyists that hiking the deficit with the GOP tax bill is the first step in dismantling the programs. Responding to a question from Politico interviewers about how to address the federal deficit, he replied, “We have to do two things. We have to generate economic growth which generates revenue, while reducing spending. That will mean instituting structural changes to Social Security and Medicare for the future...Sen. Rubio may have just told a secret that he was not supposed to spill,” said Joseph Peters, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of the Alliance. “The GOP strategy of increasing the debt and then saying we need to cut Social Security and Medicare usually flies under the radar..."    


This Article is From: www.apwu.org
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