NAPS HQ Addresses USPS Early Out Rumor

NAPS HQ has been receiving calls and emails concerning an article that is being attributed to the Federal Times titled “Early-Out Offer For USPS Management Likely Coming September 16th.” This article quotes supposed comments made by President Louis Atkinson this issue. NAPS HQ has validated with Immediate Past President Louis Atkins that nosuch interview has […]

Postal Service bid to end Saturday delivery fades away

From Federal Times: In 2010 the Postal Service laid out a series of reforms it said were needed to cut billions of dollars from its operating costs and help the agency survive and thrive in a more digital future. The biggest pitch: Ending Saturday delivery for letters, which the Postal Service had estimated would save […]

Postal Service sues to create new product for DVD mailings

January 23, 2015 – The Postal Service filed a lawsuit Dec. 23 against the Postal Regulatory Commission for the right to create a new product for DVD and disc mailings. The agency wants the court to overturn the oversight body’s decision that denied the Postal Service the ability to create a new product called the […]

USPS plans to eliminate 10,000 positions through attrition over the next year

The Postal Service plans to shrink its workforce by 10,000 positions in fiscal 2015, according to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe. The reductions will be entirely through attrition — there will be no buy-outs or reductions in force— Donahoe said at a media roundtable at the annual National Postal Forum at the National Harbor in Prince […]

USPS Board of Governor’s Member resigns amid real estate scandal

From the Federal Times: Former U.S. Postal Service Governor Alan Kessler pressured postal executives to scuttle a planned property purchase that would have cost a friend millions of dollars, according to a report from the Office of Inspector General. The IG also found that the Postal Service general counsel, Mary Anne Gibbons, failed to act […]

Federal Times Stands By Their Story: USPS To Cut 30000 Positions in 2011

Federal Times story about USPS cutting 30,000 positions by the end of 2011 created a firestorm throughout the internet community. But if 7, 500 jobs are abolished, 22,500 employees leave through whatever method and USPS does not fill those 22,500 positions =30,000 positions gone. Here is what Federal Times had to say: Apparently, there is […]

USPS OIG: Former Postal Marketing Exec Robert Bernstock misused staff, contractors

From the Federal Times The U.S. Postal Service’s former top marketing executive repeatedly used government staff — and at least two business associates he hired with sole-source contracts — to manage his personal finances and outside business interests, according to a new report. Robert Bernstock, who resigned June 4, admitted to Office of Inspector General […]