USPS has trained over 5,000 “engagement ambassadors” on how to improve workplaces

The Postal Service has shown more than 5,000 managers and supervisors how to improve their workplaces since the USPS engagement ambassadors program began in the spring. The ambassadors are a team of 26 employees who are divided among the seven areas and headquarters. Each ambassador travels throughout their assigned territory, conducting classes for managers and […]

NAPS: USPS OIG to conduct unannounced Financial Control Audits

From the National Association of Postal Supervisors: May 18, 2016 Attention Members, The Office of Inspector General will be starting Financial Control audits at all postal facilities. Teams will show up unannounced with the attached letter. Audits will consist of; *Voyager Cards *Money Orders *Voided Transactions *Excessive Refunds *BMEU Indicators When the OIG performs these […]

Update: Question – Should USPS hire Postal Supervisors off the street?

Last month a reader wanted feedback on USPS hiring Postal Supervisors without prior postal job experience (or a non-career job applicant). Last week USPS posted a job announcement seeking a Postal Supervisor (EAS-17) in the Redding CA postal facility. The job posting specified that “Current career Postal Service employees are ineligible to apply to […]

Postal Supervisors are “Co-Workers” court claims in dismissing TE’s sexual harassment lawsuit

Here is a sexual harassment case that I would like to get your readers’ feedback In this case the EAS-17 Postal Supervisor was fired. In a weird twist, the court viewed him as merely a “co-worker” rather than her boss, which reduced the Postal Service’s potential liability. This could become a trend in future postal […]

APWU: 13,386 Postal Employees to receive $56 Million Settlement Payout before Christmas

APWU: Disbursement Schedule for $56 Million global settlement regarding Postmasters performing clerk work 11/16/2015 – The Postal Service has notified APWU Clerk Craft officers that employees who are eligible for a portion of a $56 million monetary settlement are expected to receive payment prior to Christmas. However, our message is: Don’t spend it before you […]

Fired Postal Supervisor failed to convince Appeals Court his disability caused fight, settlement of MSPB case

Federal Court rejects  Postal Supervisor’s attempt to reinstate appeal. Postal Supervisor did not present any evidence  to establish that bipolar disorder impaired his decision-making capability. The facts collected from several cases are as follows: June 04, 2015 – On July 7, 2010, Eric Vaughan was removed from his position as Postal Supervisor, Distribution Operations, EAS-17 […]

Photo: Postal Supervisor’s car rolls down street onto front lawn in New Jersey

U.S. postal supervisor’s parked car rolls down Ridgewood street PHOTOS: An unoccupied vehicle owned by an on-duty postal supervisor from the Post Office in Ridgewood, New Jersey rolled from its parking space onto a resident’s front lawn. No one was injured in the mishap, which damaged some grass and shrubs in front of the Kenilworth […]

USPS creates program to compensate management employees using privately owned vehicle

USPS Privately owned vehicle (POV) Program Announced – Postmasters The below POV Program has been established to increase the use of vehicles by EAS while covering the personnel with insurance. In the current environment, anyone using their POV for postal use has been as risk. The League has been asking for some type of coverage […]

Connecticut postal supervisor gets 3 years in prison for trafficking drugs stolen from mail

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that EDWARD HOGAN, 38, of Waterbury, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. District Judge Ellen Bree Burns in New Haven to 36 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for trafficking cocaine and marijuana that he stole from the U.S. […]

OIG finds problems with USPS Amazon Sunday Delivery at 40 of 134 hubs

USPS OIG Report: Sunday Parcel Delivery Service Operational inefficiencies existed during Sunday parcel deliveries in scanning, sorting, vehicle loading, and using the DRT software in street delivery at 40 of 134 hubs we visited in four districts. In October 2013, the U.S. Postal Service entered into a Negotiated Service Agreement (NSA) with Amazon Fulfillment Inc. […]