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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Postal Supervisors Sue for Better Pay

"...Postal Supervisors filed its lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for D.C. on behalf of the 45,000 supervisors, managers, postmasters and technical specialists that make up its members. NAPS is seeking pay increases that would be mostly retroactive, covering the period from 2016 through 2019..."    


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Monday, July 15, 2019

Historic post office in Prescott, Ariz., goes on the market

"...Last November the Postal Service announced that it planned to sell the historic post office in Prescott, Ariz., and relocate retail services elsewhere. This week the building went on the market..."    


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Thursday, July 11, 2019

$60,000 Pokemon Card Allegedly Lost in the Mail

"...one player in New York last year purchased a Pokemon card for $60,000. That was almost a year ago but he still hasn't received it. The card was lost in the mail. "Recently one of the most valuable cards in the hobby was lost or stolen in the mail," explains YouTuber smpratte, a trading card aficionado, in a video Tuesday..."    


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Monday, July 8, 2019

Amazon’s warehouse workers in Minnesota are planning a ‘Prime Day’ strike

"...warehouse in suburban Minneapolis said Monday they’ll hit the online retail and entertainment giant with a brief strike next Monday — its heavily touted “Prime Day” — in a continuing push to improve pay and working conditions for the facility’s heavily East African workforce. The strike and rally in Shakopee are being organized by the Awood Center, a group that advocates for Somali and other East African workers..."    


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Friday, July 5, 2019

Postal Service Floats Big Cuts to Employee Pay, Leave and Benefits

New postal workers would no longer earn a pension under preliminary business plan

"...Brennan conceded at the April hearing that the plan will include a proposal to reduce mail delivery to five days per week, rather than the current six-day requirement. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., told the postmaster general to “quit wasting our time,” noting Congress has repeatedly blocked any effort to cut delivery frequency. USPS also told stakeholders it would look to further cut hours at post offices and continue to build its cadre of non-career employees who earn less pay and fewer benefits..."    


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