The Long and the Short of It

Some have argued that the U.S. Postal Service should be allowed to raise prices in order to increase revenue and ensure that the sales of their products cover their costs. Others have argued that the current costing system may overstate the cost of some products, as it assumes the Postal Service is able to adjust its capacity, such as quickly closing a facility or eliminating a tour, to match the decline in mail volume.

 

Getting Employees Back on the Job

U.S. Postal Service employees are covered by the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA), which provides workers’ compensation benefits to civilian federal employees who sustain work-related injuries or an occupational disease. The U.S. Department of Labor Office of Workers Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers workers’ compensation and provides direct compensation to providers, claimants, and beneficiaries. The Postal Service later reimburses OWCP in what is known as “charge-back billings.”

 

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  • 18 hours 30 min ago
    Taking out the postage vending machines has been a huge mistake. My local post office in Santee, CA usually only has two windows open at the busiest times, and no offense to the staff intended but...
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    When you a victims of identity theft here in the united state and back home Philippines. When your owned government failed to correct the error.

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