For example, some career employees have been replaced by non-career employees , who work on approximately one-year contracts. Employees learned in July that the center would begin closing in the first part of 2015. Saga of USPS South Bend downtown.
After accounting for $5.8 billion in retiree health benefits , the USPS posted a net loss of $5.6 billion in 2016. The Postal Service's shrinking workforce and increased reliance on non-career employees has stemmed from the dramatic decrease in.
A: Unless the position is otherwise exempted, an agency may use an expert  or consultant appointment  only to hire an individual awaiting final action on a Presidential appointment, pending Schedule C appointment, or non-career appointment in the.
More than 200,000 U.S. Postal Service employees would be in line for a raise but face a slight decrease in health benefits under a recently unveiled tentative labor contract. The National Association of Letter Carriers, which represents 213,000 city.
The union won a series of new rights and benefits for non-career workers, and protected the benefits of regular, full-time employees the Postal Service had previously threatened. The contract is retroactive to May 21 and will last through Sept. 20.
International Association of Machinist (IAM) members ratified a six-year collective bargaining agreement with Lockheed Martin covering approximately 2,900 flight line mechanics, assemblers, and support personnel in the company's aeronautics plants in.
Your statement about “union imposed pension and other costs ” is totally inaccurate. Any benefits , wages, pension, vacation, sick leave, holiday pay, etc., are jointly negotiated between the employer and the union representative. All proposals (wants.
Most everyone has heard, at one time or another, the old slogan attributed to the United States Postal Service: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” These days, it.
The bill would change the way postal workers get their health benefits and could have a ripple effect across the Federal Employees ... see their costs rise by more than 30 percent. About 60 percent of the people covered by the rural carrier plan are.
for which they originally applied; Training for human resources professionals of the Veterans Health Administration on how to best recruit and retain employees of the Veterans Health Administration, including with respect to any recruitment and.
The nine-member Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission in January recommended increasing the role of the TSP in troops' retirement benefits , along with several other proposals to overhaul the military's compensation system. The.
Under the proposal, postal retirees would continue to receive health insurance benefits comparable to those offered under FEHBP at equal or lower cost in addition to Medicare coverage. Active employees initially would be covered under simplified plan with.
Starting in fiscal 2011, USPS added three new non-career categories: postal support employees , city carrier assistants and mail handler assistants. Unions can bargain on behalf of those workers, who are eligible for raises, health benefits and leave.
The government would save billions of dollars in health care ... reduce overall costs, the legislation would use a complicated bookkeeping maneuver to shift postal workers out of the government-wide Federal Employees Health Benefits plan into a separate.