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Thursday, June 25, 2020

Postal Service: Face coverings, social distancing required

"...Face coverings must be worn in all areas, including conference rooms, hallways, stairways and anywhere other people are present..."    


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Friday, June 19, 2020

Vermont man installs mailbox that stores letters for fathers who've passed away

"...Deep inside Geprags Park in Hinesburg, Vermont, there's a mystery mailbox that stores letters dedicated to fathers who've passed away. On this week's "On the Road," Steve Hartman meets the man who installed this timeless portal in an effort to continue his bond with his father, even in the..."    


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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Embrace Your Inner Postal Worker In Lake, An Upcoming Adventure Game

"...The game sees you take control of a postal worker in 1986 Providence Oaks, Oregon. "You take on the role of 40-something Meredith Weiss, who returns to her beautiful hometown Providence Oaks in Oregon," Gamious writes on Steam. "She exchanges her busy career job to temporary fill in for her dad, a mail carrier."..."    


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Sunday, June 7, 2020

USPS board nominees see no ‘easy answers,’ but common ground for postal reform

"...Donald Lee Moak, a former Delta Airlines pilot and former president of the Air Line Pilots Association, and Bill Zollars, the former chairman of the logistics company YRC Worldwide, told members of the Senate Homeland Security Committee that setting a long-term business plan and redefining the Postal Service’s universal service obligation to deliver mail six days a week rank among their top priorities if confirmed..."    


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Save the Post Office ad and Danny Glover spot hit the airwaves

"...Postal workers and the fight to save the Postal Service hit the airwaves in two important new radio spots. A new radio ad, which focuses on the threat the USPS, was launched today by the American Postal Workers Union. ..."    


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Postal Service controversy? COVID-19? Nothing can stop this letter carrier

"...James Daniels, 59, on his mail delivery route. Before the start of his shift, James Daniels taped the latest note of gratitude to workstation No. 31. In the nearly 16 years he's delivered mail, the letter carrier has received hundreds of notes of appreciation. But over the last couple of months, as the world changed around him, so did their tone..."    


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Saturday, June 6, 2020

Postal Service, Denver health department still at odds over if distribution center had COVID-19 outbreak

Denver health officials says an employee who tested positive has died. A USPS spokesman calls that a rumor

"...The Denver Department of Public Health and Environment sent a letter to the postal service on May 20, ordering it to close a large distribution center at 7550 E. 53rd Place for disinfecting. USPS refused to comply with the order, saying the city hadn’t taken the facility’s efforts to prevent the new virus’ spread into account. Denver health officials argued that USPS had refused to allow its inspectors access to ensure the facility was safe, forcing them to order its closure..."    


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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

What Comes Out of Your FERS Pension?

"...many people overestimate what they will actually receive in retirement. Did you know that there are 6 main reductions to your pension in retirement that can dramatically affect how much you think you need in retirement?..."    


This Article is From: www.fedweek.com
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Monday, June 1, 2020

Postal Service Offers Reward in 5 Paintball Attacks on Carriers in DC, Maryland

"...A $50,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and convictions of people who've been shooting mail carriers with paintball guns. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service reports that the mail carriers were attacked on Saturday in at least five incidents in Washington and Maryland. Postal Inspection Service spokesman Michael Martel said several carriers suffered minor injuries ..."    


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Postal Service accounts for 60 of 126 Federal Agency COVID-19 Deaths

"...U.S. Postal Service: The mailing agency has seen 60 postal workers die from symptoms related to COVID-19. About 2,400 have tested positive for coronavirus-related disease while a whopping 17,000—or 3% of the USPS workforce—have been sent home on quarantine. ..."    


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