WASHINGTON — During an open meeting of the Temporary Emergency Committee (TEC) of the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service today, Robert M. Duncan of Kentucky was elected chairman of the Board of Governors. David C. Williams of Illinois was elected vice-chairman of the Board. Continue reading
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Monday through Saturday mail comes in and out of Albuquerque. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The Postal Service on Thursday said it “deeply regrets our mistake in inappropriately releasing” the official personnel file of Abigail Spanberger, a former C.I.A. operative now running as a Democratic candidate for Congress, and requested that a Republican-aligned super PAC return the file. Continue reading
The U.S. Senate confirmed two nominations to the Postal Service Board of Governors, and President Trump announced his intent to nominate two other individuals to the board Aug. 28. Continue reading
08/08/2018 – APWU members can continue to volunteer in political campaigns under the long-standing leave-without-pay rules in the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM). A national arbitrator rejected changes the Postal Service made to the Leave Without Pay (LWOP) rules for how employees request LWOP to participate in political activities organized by their unions. Continue reading
DEMOCRATS CRITICIZE POST OFFICE PLAN: Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday argued a Trump administration proposal to privatize the post office will do little to cut costs, POLITICO’s Andrew Hanna reports.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp(D-N.D.) said during a Senate HSGAC hearing that privatizing the Postal Service “does nothing to get us to solvency.”
A task force headed by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tasked with finding ways to reform the post office will release its recommendations by August 10. More here.
The Trump presidency is one of incomplete sentences, sneers and slogans: “Catch and release!” “Zero tolerance!” If you quizzed President Trump or many of his supporters, chances are that they’d be hard-pressed to explain what these things mean. Continue reading
The Postal Service has issued a statement regarding a Trump administration proposal to reorganize some federal agencies. Continue reading
06/21/2018 – The White House proposal on restructuring the federal government released today, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century,” delivered nothing but misinformation and, if implemented, would end regular mail and package services at an affordable cost to 157 million addresses every day. Furthermore, the White House plan is an attack on many federal agencies and the public services they provide. Continue reading