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Dr. Robert Shapiro, Founder and Chairman, Sonecon

The U.S. Postal Service's financial problems are widely known. The solutions are still in progress and may be years away. But the problems may not be management problems. Robert Shapiro is founder and chairman of Sonecon, and former Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he said the Postal Service's problems may be incentive problems.

Tags: Robert Shapiro , Sonecon , In Depth

Tuesday - 03/31/2015, 04:27pm EDT
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Thomas Day, Chief Sustainability Officer, USPS

In a recent executive order, President Barack Obama called on agencies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Thomas Day, the Postal Service's chief sustainability officer, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to explain the steps the agency is taking on doing just that.

Tags: Thomas Day , sustainability , Fleet , Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Acquisition , Green government

Monday - 03/30/2015, 09:25am EDT
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House budget targets federal benefits, seeks smaller civilian workforce

The Fiscal Year 2016 budget the House passed Wednesday calls on federal employees to make greater contributions to their retirement plans, while altering the Thrift Savings Plan's G Fund. The budget also seeks to reduce the civilian workforce by 10 percent over the next 10 years through attrition.

Tags: budget , House , Tom Price , management , IRS , workforce , retirement , benefits , Michael OConnell

Thursday - 03/26/2015, 10:28am EDT

Should the Postal Service go into banking?

The Postal Service doesn't want to go into banking, but the idea just won't go away, according to experts on a Brookings Institution panel.

Tags: Postal Service , Brookings Institution , David Williams , Robert Shapiro , banking , Emily Kopp ,

Wednesday - 03/25/2015, 03:47pm EDT

Why BRAC is good news for VA, but bad news for DoD and the Postal Service

Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald seems to be closing the deal several secretaries of Defense and at least one postmaster general couldn't, says Federal News Radio's Francis Rose in a new commentary.

Tags: Francis Rose , commentary , DoD , Veterans Affairs , BRAC , workforce

Tuesday - 03/10/2015, 02:07am EDT

Phill Knoll, Fleet Manager, USPS

The classic white Postal Service trucks are changing. The agency's trying to replace them with Next Generation Delivery Vehicles over the next three years. Phil Knoll is fleet manager of the U.S. Postal Service. On In Depth with Francis Rose, he described what the new fleet will look like.

Tags: Phill Knoll , In Depth

Wednesday - 03/04/2015, 04:42pm EST
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Postal Service back to normal after electronic glitch fixed

The U.S. Postal Service says it's fixed the electronic glitch that had disrupted some services -- and that everything is back to normal.

Tags: Cybersecurity , Technology

Saturday - 02/14/2015, 05:28pm EST

Technical problem -- not hackers -- takes out USPS email

The U.S. Postal Service is experiencing a nationwide IT outage today that's impacting USPS email accounts and some services at retail locations across the country.

Tags: Technology , Cybersecurity , Toni Delancy , Michael OConnell

Friday - 02/13/2015, 02:03pm EST

Postmaster general: Agency looking for new revenue sources

The nation's new postmaster general says the Postal Service is looking beyond its regular mail and package delivery for new sources of revenue.

Tags: Megan Brennan , management , core competency , budget

Wednesday - 02/04/2015, 01:43pm EST

Fearless forecast

NARFE Legislative Director Jessica Klement and Federal Times Senior Writer Andy Medici will predict what's ahead for federal workers and retirees in 2015.
January 21, 2015

Tags: pay and benefits , Congress , retirement , pay raise , civil service reform , Jessica Klement , NARFE , Federal Times , Andy Medici , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 01/21/2015, 08:07pm EST
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