USPS to reduce staffing (RIF) of Customer Service and Post Office Operations Managers

From National Associations of Postal Supervisors (NAPS) : The Postal Service has released it’s staffing proposal for Manager, Post Officer Operations and Manager, Customer Service Operations along with the timeline outlining the associated Reduction in Force. In addition, the Postal Service has released an analysis of each respective position. This will be updated as we […]

Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board proposes to realign default fund

From the National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS) June 25, 2015  The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board (Agency) proposes to amend its regulations at 5 CFR parts 1600, 1601, and 1651 to change the default investment fund for certain participants in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The proposed regulation would (1) change the TSP’s default […]

NAPS Applauds Introduction of Postal Employee Appeal Rights Legislation

National Association of Postal Supervisors President Louis M. Atkins today applauded Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) and Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) for their leadership in introducing legislation that helps to assure fairness for all mid-level managers in the United States Postal Service. Senator Tester on February 26 and Rep. Connolly on March 2 introduced the “Postal […]

PRC denies NAPS request to open inquiry on plant consolidations and expected mail slowdown

12.12.14 PRC rejects NAPS request to open inquiry on USPS plant consolidations and expected mail slowdown Last month NAPS submitted a request to PRC to open inquiry on USPS plant consolidations and mail slowdown The National Association of Postal Supervisors has requested the Postal Regulatory Commission to assess the impact of the Postal Service’s planned […]

NAPS: Carper and Coburn’s last ditch effort to push postal reform bill FAILS

National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS) Legislative Update -12.12.14 NAPS: Congress Urges USPS to Complete AMP Study Before Starting Plant Consolidations The $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill winding its way through Congress impacts the Postal Service in several ways: — It preserves the longstanding mandate that the USPS deliver mail six days a week. — […]

GAO report to Issa on USPS’s plans to manage size and cost of workforce

(November 13, 2014) The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued the following report: “U.S. POSTAL SERVICE –Status of Workforce Reductions and Related Planning Efforts.” Report to the Chairman Darrell Issa, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives note: Some of the excerpts from report are out of sequence GAO was asked to […]

Another Congressman requests more info from USPS on cyber attack

It appears that USPS has left Members of Congress, unions, postal employees and customers in the dark on the cyber attack. Congressman Darrell Issa said yesterday that USPS knew of the cyber attack two months ago. American Postal Workers Union president Mark Dimondstein said he found out yesterday. National Association of Letter Carriers president Fredric […]

NAPS: What the GOP Takeover of Congress Means and Postal Reform’s Future

What the GOP Takeover of Congress Means The Republican takeover of the Senate and expansion of seats in the House will fundamentally realign power dynamics in Washington. It means that the Republicans in January will control both chambers of Congress, likely leading to more bills over the next two years, both good and bad, landing […]

NAPS Update: USPS Plant Moratorium Misses the Continuing Resolution Train

Hopes for a delay in the closure of 82 mail processing plants dimmed this week as Congressional lawmakers refrained from including the delay in a government catchall spending bill. House and Senate proponents of the one-year delay, however, refused to give up and remained optimistic about inclusion of the moratorium in the next government spending […]

160 House Members Urge USPS Plant Closure Moratorium

A large body of Members of the House of Representatives — 160 strong — today called upon House appropriations leaders to include in the stopgap funding bill a one-year moratorium on the closure of the 82 mail processing facilities that are slated for consolidation by USPS, beginning January 2015. The 82 plants are located in […]