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Friday, December 27, 2019

APWU: Tentative Agreements reached for National Professional Postal Nurses (NPPN) and the Information Technology/Accounting Services (IT/AS) units

"...reached an agreement subject to member ratification. The agreement provides retroactive salary increases of 2.4 percent for 2017, 2.9 percent for 2018, and 3.0 percent for 2019. If ratified the agreement will run through 2023, with annual salary increases based on the increase in the Employment Cost Index (ECI)..."    


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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Postal worker accused of selling crack out of mail truck on delivery routes

"...A mail carrier in Ohio was arrested on drug charges Tuesday after being accused of selling crack cocaine out of her mail truck. Darcy Spangler, 52, appeared..."    


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Amazon delivery driver dances after finding sweet treats on doorstep (article and video)

"...finding a sweet surprise on a family’s doorstep. An unexpected surprise waiting at a doorstep, brought a whole lot of joy to this amazon delivery driver..."    


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Philadelphia FedEx driver shoots, kills suspect in robbery attempt

"...suspect, identified as Jevan Lundy, was found unconscious in an alley with gunshot wounds to the chest and back, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. He was taken to Einstein Medical Center but died..."    


This Article is From: www.cleveland.com
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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

FedEx Losses: Greatest Opportunity in U.S. Postal Service History; Unions Should Reap Huge Benefits

FedEx profit falls 40% amid higher costs, loss of Amazon

"...Then this week, Amazon temporarily banned its third-party sellers from using FedEx's ground service to ship to its Prime members, citing concerns about whether the deliveries would show up in time for Christmas. FedEx said the loss of volume from Amazon hurt it in the fiscal second quarter more than the previous one because its ground contract with Amazon ended in August..."    


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Thursday, December 12, 2019

As postal union contract wages and benefits stagnate, other unions reap reasonable agreements

UAW Fiat Chrysler Negotiations Reach A Tentative Agreement

"...Skilled trades will see a 3 percent base wage increase in the first and third years with 4 percent lump-sum bonuses in the second and fourth years. Senior workers will get $9,000 signing bonuses with temporary workers getting $3,500 bonuses, which is the same as the Ford deal. FCA will invest $4.5 billion under the contract and create 1,400 new jobs as part of the deal..."    


This Article is From: fordauthority.com
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Monday, December 9, 2019

Meth Mail: Kentucky police seize air fryer containing 20 pounds of meth

"...a package with about 20 pounds (9 kilograms) of meth that was shipped through the mail inside of an air fryer. Narcotics officers were able to intercept the parcel containing about $100,000 worth of drugs..."    


This Article is From: www.startribune.com
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Friday, December 6, 2019

A seasonal UPS employee confessed to stealing more than $1,000 worth of packages

Miami-Dade Police Photo
"...A seasonal worker for UPS has been arrested following accusations of package theft. Emmanuel Lamont Reggin Jr. has been charged with third-degree theft, which is a felony..."    

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'Healing PTSD' stamp introduced by USPS

"...The U.S. Postal Service issued a commemorative stamp to help raise funds for those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder..."    


This Article is From: www.daytondailynews.com
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Thursday, December 5, 2019

4 dead after UPS truck hijacked in Florida

"...Four people were killed -- the two robbery suspects who stole the truck, the UPS driver and a bystander at the end of the chase, FBI Special Agent in Charge George Piro said..."    


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