Monday, November 24, 2008
536 Chattanooga USPS Employees Seek New Jobs
"...The U.S. Postal Service will shutdown the Chattanooga Remote Encoding Center (REC) in April 2009, leaving 536 people to seek other jobs...."
Sunday, November 23, 2008
"...Visit to Local 317 Branch in Alabama. On September 6, 2008, National President John Hegarty visited Local 317 in Birmingham, AL..."
Monday, November 17, 2008
Friday, November 14, 2008
U.S. Department of Labor final rule will expand FMLA for military families and clarify rules for workers and employers
"...Provisions in the final rule call for increased notice obligations for employers so that employees will better understand their FMLA rights, while revising the employee notice rules to minimize workplace disruptions due to unscheduled FMLA absences. The final rule also contains technical changes that reflect decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court and lower courts...."
Shipping Services January 18 Pricing Change
"...The move to January price changes for shipping services is consistent with industry standards and provides a clear picture of the affordable services we offer. Highlights for domestic shipping services include new Commercial Plus pricing, with up-front discounts for high-volume Express Mail and Priority Mail users...."
Thursday, November 13, 2008
The oldest operational post office in Alabama
"...To many, the “heart” of this town is the Mooresville Post Office. Built after 1840 of sawmill lumber and now owned by the Town of Mooresville, it is located at the corner of Lauderdale and High Streets...."
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Weingarten rights (video) described by USPS Law Department
"...Video describes employee rights relative to Weingarten..."
Visit the USPS Mail Handler Alabama Local 317 Photo Gallery
"...See pictures from Local 317 meetings, members, Local President, and more. If you would like a photo added to our site, please email it to President Leonard for approval. We thank you for your submissions. ..."
Recent USPS Chicago Managers Meeting
"...This is what was discussed at a meeting of all District Managers and Plant Managers held in Chicago last week
7000 to 9000 routes have to be removed in FY 09.
Two rate increases in FY 09 packages will go up 5% in January, 1st Class will go up 4.8% in May.
Base pay will be..."
Reference: http://postalbriefing.blogspot.com as found on www.lettercarriernetwork.info
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