San Jose Area Local 73

How Reforms Could Turn U.S. Postal Service Into Threat for UPS and FedEx

The chronically beleaguered U.S. Postal Service may be headed for a refresh, courtesy of major reforms proposed in Congress. But UPS and FedEx might not like the reformed agency that will ultimately emerge from the process. A Morgan Stanley report this month suggests that a streamlined, flexible USPS could pose a threat to the two private logistics behemoths, particularly in e-commerce delivery services. “This is clearly a time of fast-moving, secular developments in the logistics/last mile parcel delivery space, but all

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OIG – USPIS What Do They Do Anyway?

Have you ever wondered what the Office of Inspector General does?  What about the United States Postal Inspection Service what do they do?  See below for a list of functions assigned to the Office of Inspector General and the US Postal Inspection Service. A phone number has been provided for your reference should a need for these services arise. Designation of Functions USPS Office of the Inspector General Mail Theft by Employees Injury Compensation Fraud

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The U.S. Postal Service® is enhancing the mail experience with Informed Delivery

Informed Delivery® The U.S. Postal Service® is enhancing the mail experience with Informed Delivery, a new notification service that gives eligible residential consumers the ability to see a daily preview of letter-sized mailpieces that will be arriving in their mailboxes soon. This optional, free feature allows users to view grayscale images of the outside of their letter-sized mailpieces on a computer or mobile device. Nationwide Expansion of Informed Delivery Informed Delivery will be activated, in

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Bay-Valley District Employees on Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

APWU Guide to FMLA.pdf   (click to download or view) Bay-Valley District does not process requests for Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  Employees are advised to contact HRSSC at the toll-free number provided below regarding FMLA, and have their EIN and approved or pending approval FMLA Case Number available.  The contact information for HRSSC is:   HRSSC – FMLA Pacific 877-477-3273, Option 5 followed by Option 6 FAX: 651-456-6047 Mailing Address: HRSSC – FMLA Pacific PO

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USPS halts Staples deal after union protest, judge’s order

SAN JOSE — The U.S. Postal Service has terminated an agreement that allowed Staples employees to operate post office desks inside the retailer’s stores, union and postal officials said Thursday. “The program is over,” Augustine Ruiz, a Bay Area spokesman for the USPS, confirmed Thursday. Ruiz didn’t know how many Staples stores in the Bay Area provide postal services. More than 500 Staples retail outlets around the country have been offering postal services. “A National Labor

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