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Feb 26, 2014

Some postal employees to get 20% pay increases and $1,000 bonuses


Some postal employees to get 20% pay increases and $1,000 bonuses


'...The agreement calls for pay increases of up to 20 percent for rural carriers; newly hired carriers also will receive hiring bonuses that total $1,000 after one year. Current carriers also get the same sum within a year. ...'


Reference: employment-assistance.blogspot.com
Tags: Mail Carrier Hiring Bonuses, Mail Carrier Pay Increases, Mail Carrier Recruitment Bonuses,

Feb 21, 2014

TSA approved recognized locks


TSA Travel Tips Tuesday: TSA Recognized Locks


'...In order to ensure the safe transportation of travelers, TSA screens all checked and carry-on baggage before it is permitted to be brought onboard commercial aircraft. Technology generally enables us to electronically screen bags without opening them, but there are times when we need to physically inspect a piece of luggage. TSA has worked with several companies to develop locks that can be opened by security officers using universal "master" keys so that the locks may not have to be cut. These locks are available at most airports and many travel stores nationwide. The packaging on the locks indicates whether they can be opened by TSA. ...'


Reference: tsa.gov
Tags: TSA approved locks

Feb 18, 2014

Items found by TSA: Yes, this is what people attempt to carry on aircraft



41 Firearms Discovered This Week (33 Loaded)


'...The purpose of this blog is to communicate with the public about all things TSA related. Check in regularly for "Travel Tips Tuesday" and our end of week "TSA Week in Review" posts on Fridays....'

Reference: tsa.gov
Tags: TSA


Feb 3, 2014

OPM layoffs affect training and testing staff


OPM plans to trim 356 employees in March


'...Workers’ eligibility for federal benefits depends on whether they are considered temporary- or permanent-intermittent employees. The layoffs, which largely affect training and testing staff...'


Reference: www.washingtonpost.com
Tags: OPM cuts