USPS: Elizabeth Johnson named acting vice president, Corporate Communications

USPS: Elizabeth Johnson named acting vice president, Corporate Communications 1/29/15 – Elizabeth Johnson has been named acting vice president, Corporate Communications. She will lead efforts to help the Postal Service communicate about important activities internally and externally. Johnson succeeds Mitzi Betman, who retired as vice president, Corporate Communications, and chief of staff Jan. 16. “Corporate […]

Retired postal worker gives a different view of outgoing PMG Patrick Donahoe

Retired Postal Worker gives a different view of outgoing PMG Patrick R. Donahoe’s legacy with USPS January 27, 2015 – As some one who actually knows Pat Donahoe personally, and worked with him several years in the late 80s and early 90s, I can say with certainty that you are completely mistaken about Mr. Donahoe’s […]

With a ‘Golden Parachute’ in Hand, Donahoe Opposes Retirement for Young Workers

01/26/2015 – When Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe retires at the end of the week, he’ll get a retirement package of more than $4 million. Not bad for a “civil servant.” But in his controversial farewell address to reporters at the National Press Club on Jan. 6, Donahoe made clear that he doesn’t think the union’s […]

USPS: ‘We’re ready for the rush,’ PMG says

USPS: ‘We’re ready for the rush,’ PMG says – Ready This Season The Postal Service is gearing up for the year’s busiest mailing, shipping and delivery days next week. The busiest mailing day will be Monday, Dec. 15, when employees will process an expected 640 million cards, letters and packages. On the busiest mailing day […]

Philadelphia City Council Adopts ‘Stop Staples’ Resolution

The Philadelphia City Council voted unanimously on Dec. 11 to adopt a resolution to support the APWU’s efforts “to protect living-wage jobs and its insistence on the highest possible standards of customer services, opposes efforts to privatize postal operations, and calls upon Philadelphians to consider this issue when deciding whether to patronize Staples.” The council […]

PMG Pat Donahoe’s Thanksgiving message to postal employees

From USPS News Link: The season is upon us when we take the time to reflect on the many things for which we are grateful: our family and friends; our co-workers; our jobs; our health and the freedoms we enjoy in America. Too often, we get caught up in the pace of everyday life and […]

Carper voices concern on Brennan’s selection as PMG with only 4 of 9 USPS Governors

One of the United States Postal Service’s strongest allies in the Senate is concerned about how the federal agency selected its postmaster general-designate. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., has voiced concern that Megan Brennan may have been selected by the USPS board of governors without the “robust and thorough search” he believes the job of chief […]

PMG Donahoe, COO Brennan address employees in new video

For the first time in several years, the Postal Service has money to invest in its future, PMG Pat Donahoe says in his latest video message to employees. Donahoe announced last week he will retire Feb. 1, 2015. With USPS closing the fiscal year with a $2 billion increase in revenue and $5 billion in […]

The Postmaster General Hangs Up His Mail Bag, With a Parting Shot at Congress

Amazon, booze and benefit cuts: How Patrick Donahoe tried to remake the struggling U.S. Postal Service When Patrick Donahoe began his job as an afternoon shift postal clerk at a Pittsburgh post office in 1975, the mail was still sorted by hand. Packages weren’t much of a priority. And email, let alone online shopping, were […]

Video: Postal Workers to Board: Stop Delaying America’s Mail!

11/16/2014 – On Nov. 14, 2014, as part of a National Day of Action, postal workers and supporters protested at a meeting of the USPS Board of Governors in Washington, DC, to demand that Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the board Stop Delaying America’s Mail!