To celebrate the new stamps honoring Oscar de la Renta, “The list” looks at five fashion statements from postal history. 1. First uniforms. Letter carrier uniforms were authorized in 1868 — a single-breasted coat, pants, vest, cap and cape, all in cadet grey. 2. Women’s uniforms. Before specially tailored clothing was introduced in the 1960s, […]
City Carrier Assistants (CCAs) The CCA uniform program has been very problematic. Maybe the program launch has been not quite as bad as the Healthcare.gov website rollout, but it is still with lots of issues. As a vendor, getting the CCA’s into uniforms has not been easy. There are plenty of CCA’s who have worked […]
Los Angeles resident Carl Wayne Adrian, Sr., and his company, California Uniforms, Inc. were fined $250,000 and ordered to forfeit $135,000 worth of seized Postal uniform items. Adrian Sr. was also sentenced to 12 months of home detention by U.S. District Judge William Q. Hayes.
Although confusion still reigns in many areas, we are finally seeing some of the uniform allowance issues being settled. Under the new NALC – USPS contract that was announced in January of this year, the city carriers are supposed to get an increase to their postal uniform allowance and the newly created City Carrier Assistants […]
As the “Most Trusted Government Agency” for the last seven years, the USPS feels very strongly about its brand and how the American public views its employees. One of the most important aspects of the USPS brand is the uniformed employee. Who else do we open our doors for or welcome onto our yards as […]
To consolidate the Uniform Allowance Program under one umbrella for Cost Management To obtain sources for market research to support the U.S. Postal Service’s National Uniform Program. Under this effort, the successful Supplier shall be responsible for full program management of the Uniform Program (e.g. certifications, marketing, distribution, delivery) including manufacturing and providing all uniform […]
By Michele Ward, the Uniform Girl (Michele Ward is the General Manager of Postal Uniform Discounters, one of the larger online postal uniform companies. ) We understand… you have to wear them every day! Perhaps the item that we hear the most complaints about is the postal approved shoes. The complaints are usually about the […]
By Michele Ward, the Uniform Girl (Michele Ward is the General Manager of Postal Uniform Discounters, one of the larger online postal uniform companies. She has been in the postal uniform business for eleven years.) The USPS has authorized for release by the uniform vendors on October 15th a brand new design of the short […]