The Federal Eye: USPS


Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Mail customers would accept service cuts to aid USPS

They are especially accommodating if they are aware that the agency does not draw on tax revenue — a study by the USPS inspector general has found.

By Eric Yoder  |  03:22 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  five-day mail, postal finances, postal reform, Postal Service, six-day mail, USPS

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Public employee union stresses job-to-job comparison in private vs. public pay debate

NTEU chief says other methods of comparing pay are inaccurate.

By Lisa Rein  |  04:30 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  postal service buyouts, postal service finances, us postal service finances, USPS buyouts, postal service congress, postal service needs money

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 07/16/2012

U.S. Postal Service sets record for preorders with baseball stamps

FEDERAL EYE | An online baseball race leads to 1.5 million preorders.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  08:50 AM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  USPS

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 06/27/2012

Postal workers target Washington Post in protests

A four-day hunger strike by 10 postal employees and supporters targeted The Washington Post on Wednesday, as protesters picketed to criticize editorials on the U.S. Postal Service.

By Lisa Rein  |  03:33 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  postal service buyouts, postal service finances, us postal service finances, USPS buyouts, postal service congress, postal service needs money

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 06/25/2012

Postal Service federal pension contributions 105 percent overfunded

USPS inspector general reports $13 billion in overfunded retirement contributions.

By Timothy R. Smith  |  05:41 PM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  USPS

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Survey of senior executives shows mixed level of satisfaction

Elite corps of government managers like their jobs but believe the government will have trouble attracting top talent.

By Lisa Rein  |  06:43 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  postal service buyouts, postal service finances, us postal service finances, USPS buyouts, postal service congress, postal service needs money

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 05/25/2012

Postal Service offers buyouts to mail handlers

Move comes as agency moves ahead with closures of mail processing hubs

By Lisa Rein  |  03:20 PM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  postal service buyouts, postal service finances, us postal service finances, USPS buyouts, postal service congress, postal service needs money