In today’s Federal Newscast, up to $1 billion from DoD is now available to help support the Homeland Security Department’s drug enforcement efforts at the southern border.
Finding the best deal among 20 to 30 health plan options can be tough for young or healthy federal workers. But it is a real, albeit vital chore for those with less money and more medical problems.
With a majority of the House and nearly half the Senate pushing back on the Trump administration’s plan to privatize the Postal Service, postal employees across the country rallied Monday, calling on their lawmakers to scuttle the proposal.
Stopping an armed burglar, bridging the language barrier for a woman seeking an ambulance and coordinating rescues for Texas residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey make up just a few of the courageous acts that Postal Service letter carriers accomplished in the past year.
A third-party arbitrator has ruled that unionized postal employees may continue to take unpaid leave to campaign for political candidates, but the Postal Service says it plans on challenging the ruling.
The Trump administration seeks to privatize the Postal Service as part of the sweeping government reorganization plan it unveiled Thursday, which may bring with it a significant pay and benefits changes to more than 600,000 USPS employees.
USPS’ rocky start to the first half of the fiscal year comes a month after President Donald Trump signed an executive order setting up a postal task force after claiming the agency is “on an unsustainable path.”
The National Association of Letter Carriers paid homage to members whose acts of heroism have helped save lives within the communities they serve.
More than 200,000 U.S. Postal Service employees have just received their first two catch-up cost-of-living adjustments, and will soon receive their third COLA.
While the ink on the deal hasn’t dried yet, more than 200,000 postal employees could see a series of pay raises down the road, now that one of the major postal unions has reached a provisional labor agreement with the U.S. Postal Service.