• Project Title:
  • Rural Carrier Labor Costs
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • March 2019

With the Increase in Parcel Volume, What is the Impact on Rural Area Customers and Carriers?

There are about 136,000 rural letter carriers and contract delivery suppliers serving thousands of families and businesses in rural and suburban areas covering millions of miles daily. Most recent statistics show that rural letter carriers delivered over 800 million letters and parcels over the past year.   

 
  • Project Title:
  • Postal Service HVAC Preventive Maintenance Program
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • March 2019

Is USPS Maintaining HVAC Equipment to Ensure Comfortable Working Conditions in Facilities?

The goal of preventive maintenance is to improve and prolong building and equipment life, avoid unplanned maintenance, and lower overall maintenance costs. An effective and efficient preventive maintenance program must be in place to ensure optimal performance, minimum downtime, and appropriate service life of buildings and building equipment.

 
  • Project Title:
  • Controls over Dissemination of Personnel Information
  • Start Date:
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2018
  • Estimated Report Release Date:
  • October 2018

As a USPS Employee, Has Your Personal Information Ever Been Released Without Your Authorization?

On August 28, 2018, the New York Times published an article reporting that the Postal Service released the full, unredacted federal security clearance application of former Postal Inspector Abigail Spanberger. The Postal Service released this file in response to a request from a political action committee. Ms.