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WSJ CIO Journal: Kristin Seaver Named US Postal Service CIO

Kristin Seaver, formerly vice president of operations for the U.S. Postal Service’s Capital Metro area, has been named executive vice president and chief information officer of USPS, the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal reported Monday. Steven Norton wrote in a blog post that Seaver will report to Megan Brennan, CEO and postmaster …

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Sen. Tom Carper Intros New Postal Service Reform Bill

Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) has introduced a bill that aims to help the U.S. Postal Service change its services and financial performance through operational and business model reforms. Carper’s office said Thursday the Improving Postal Operations, Service, and Transparency Act of 2015 seeks to allow USPS to offer government services through partnerships …

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USPS Chief Patrick Donahoe to Step Down in February 2015

Patrick Donahoe will step down as the country’s postmaster general inFebruary 2015, the U.S. Postal Service announced Fridaay. The USPS chief started his career at the agency in 1975 taking the role of clerk as a working student in Pittsburgh. He moved up to leadership roles through the decades to become deputy …

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Postal Service to Offer Early Retirement to 15,000 Employees

The U.S. Postal Service, in an ongoing effort to reduce costs by making its workforce smaller, has sent early retirement offers to more than 15,000 employees. The employees are all a part of the executive and administration schedule which include managers, supervisors and local postmasters. “The [Voluntary Early Retirement option] …

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GAO Reviews USPS Proposed Health Benefits Plan

A Government Accountability Office review of a U.S. Postal Service plan to develop its own health insurance scheme has found that employees will likely end up paying more for the benefit, the Federal Times reported Tuesday. Sean Reilly writes the federal report concluded workers will be hit with an increase …

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