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06/21/18

President Trump Proposes Postal Privatization

Today, President Donald Trump proposed to restructure the United States Postal Service, converting it "from a Government agency into a privately-held corporation." Continue Reading

05/10/18

Office of Personnel Managment Proposes Retirement Cuts and Senate Panel Approves Two USPS Board Of Govenor Nominees

The White House Office of Personnel Management (OPM) proposed $143.5 billion in cuts to federal-postal retirement programs, and the Senate Committee Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approves two nominees to USPS Board of Governors. Continue Reading

04/13/18

President Trump Signs Executive Order Creating Postal Task Force

Last night (4/12/2018), President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order that establishes a White House Task Force on the Postal Service. According to the order, the Task Force is instructed " to evaluate the operations and finances of the USPS." Continue Reading

04/11/18

EEOC class action ruling re USPS Injured on the Job Employees

The U.S. Postal Service will soon have to make a payout to as many as 130,000 current and former employees as part of a class-action lawsuit, with an anti-discrimination oversight body finding the mailing agency created a program to rid its rolls of employees injured on the job under the guise of trying to accommodate them. Continue Reading

04/05/18

Fired vs. Not Fired table

Postmasters HAVE NEVER been fired for… Continue Reading

02/12/18

White House FY 2019 Budget Hits Postal Employees and Retirees

Today, President Donald Trump submitted his $4.4 trillion fiscal year 2019 budget to Congress, which slashes over $155 billion from benefits upon which active and retired postal and federal employee rely. Continue Reading

02/02/18

Executive Administrative Schedule (EAS)

Executive Administrative Schedule (EAS) Annual Salary Effective January 06, 2018 (Day 1, Week 1, PP 02-2018) Continue Reading

12/02/17

PRC Finds Current Rate System Fails to Meet Objectives and Proposes Alternative

On December 1, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) concluded that the postage rate-setting system created in the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act has failed to maintain the financial health of the USPS as intended in the law, has weakened the high quality service standards and has not increased pricing efficiency. As a result, the PRC proposed changes in the way postage rates will be adjusted, in the future, to improve the USPS finances and operations. Continue Reading

10/30/17

President Trump Nominates Three to USPS Board of Governors

On October 26, President Donald Trump made three nomination to the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors. Continue Reading

04/12/17

POSTMASTER RELIEF EMPLOYEES (PMR) RIF ANNOUNCED

The Postal Service has announced plans to implement a Reduction-in-Force (RIF) of Postmaster Relief (PMR) employees that are on the rolls in non-authorized positions. Continue Reading

11/30/16

Pay Schedule Increase

As you well known, we have been working without a pay package since the beginning of last year. Title 39 states that the management associations will enter a consultative process with Postal HQ once the largest union has ratified their contract. Continue Reading

10/31/16

FIELD UNIT MITIGATION REQUEST FOR CONSIDERATION PROCESS

September End of Year Corporate NPA results were published October 28, 2016. The Mitigation period is open today for six days only. Continue Reading

10/05/16

POSTAL SERVICE CLARIFIES POST PLAN EVALUATION POLICY

The following information was received from Postal Service clarifying PMG, Megan Brennan’s announcement at the National convention regarding implementing Post Office evaluations. Continue Reading