The Postal Wire


Postal News Roundup

Pay Raise Progress, Protections Against Layoffs, a Delay Safetrack Relief and More
Meanwhile, U.S. Postal Service employees and retirees are in line for several major changes to their benefits. The American Postal Workers Union and USPS late last week reached an agreement with the help of an arbitrator that will grant covered career employees a 3.8 percent pay raise over the 40 months of the contract.

Today in Philly Labor [Audio - Scroll to 1:23]
“Wait a minute, we’re not privatizing the Postal Service, are we?”

Voting by Mail and the Next Election Meltdown
Topics like the Postal Service’s service standards for on-time delivery and its postmarking practices may end up in the news the same way the hanging chads did in Florida in 2000.