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Laws of Congress governing the Post-office department and the postal service

by United States

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Published by Gov"t print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postal service,
  • Law and legislation

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    Boies Penrose, chairman, Joint commission of Congress on business methods of Post-office department and postal service.

    Statementcompiled in chronological order under the supervision of R. P. Goodwin, assistant attorney-general for the Post-office department ; pub. by direction of the Joint commission of Congress
    ContributionsGoodwin, Russell Parker, 1851-, United States. Congress. Joint commission on business methods of Post-office department and postal service
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE6323 1907
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25127368M
    LC Control Number07035288

      The financial woes of the U.S. Postal System have become a point of contention on Capitol Hill. The Postal Service is supposed to make a $ billion payment to its retiree health care fund by.   After a wildcat strike broke out in New York City in , Congress abolished the Post Office Department and replaced it with the U.S. Postal Service, an independent agency.

    Post Office Department. U.S. Government Printing Office, - Postal service. Post office inspectors service Recommendations for legislationContinued Pag. Preparation of the new edition of the Postal Laws and Regulations . (a) The regulations of the Postal Service consist of: (1) The resolutions of the Governors and the Board of Governors of the U.S. Postal Service and the bylaws of the Board of Governors; (2) The Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual; the Postal Operations Manual; the Administrative Support Manual; the Employee and Labor Relations .

    The law also protected privacy by making it illegal for postal officials to open mail unless it was undeliverable. Offenders faced up to six months in jail and a $ fine. And to make sure people knew Congress was serious, section 17 of the act included death as one of the possible punishments for robbing a mail delivery person, or for.   As explained in this previous post, the history of the dispute goes back to , when the Postal Reorganization Act (PRA) turned the Department of the Post Office into the Postal Service. In , Congress decided that postal employees would continue under the same benefit programs available to government employees generally, including the CSRS.


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Boies Penrose, chairman, Joint commission of Congress on business methods of Post-office department and postal servicePages: The Larry Doby Post Office is located at Ward Street in Paterson, New Jersey, across the street from my congressional office.

Dedicated on Aug Author: Martin Longman. Full text of "Laws of Congress governing the Post-office department and the postal service" See other formats.

The Postal Service demands an unwavering commitment to strong ethical values and principled decision making from all of its employees. All postal employees are required to place loyalty to the Constitution, the laws and ethical principles above private gain. Section of the Postal Service's Employee Labor and Relations Manual provides.

Federal Laws Applicable to the Postal Service. Congress afforded the Postal Service broad powers of operation in the marketplace, excluding it from most Federal laws and regulations concerning contracts, property, works, officers, employees, budgets, and funding; as well as the establishment, adjudication, and judicial review of administrative procedures and.

The union said it would pursue options to restore reliable service, and would call on Congress to protect Postal Service employees and provide the post office with the resources it needs. Other articles where Postal Reorganization Act is discussed: postal system: United States: Congress approved the Postal Reorganization Act ofsigned into law Aug The act transformed the Post Office Department into a government-owned corporation, called the United States Postal Service.

Congress no longer retains power to fix postal tariffs. Congressional Research Service 1 Background The U.S. Post Office Department, the predecessor to the U.S. Postal Service, did not officially address the naming of post offices until Until then, the names of post offices were derived from a number of sources, including the name of the town or township in which the post office.

Congress encouraged this, mandating that the Post Office Department (and now the Postal Service) provide “prompt, reliable and efficient” mail service to. The Postal Service Retiree Health Benefit Fund (PSRHBF) is a USPS-specific fund, and its K report specifies that it uses the “aggregate entry age normal acturarial cost method.” For pension.

On FebruPresident George Washington signs legislation renewing the United States Post Office as a cabinet department led by the postmaster general, guaranteeing inexpensive delivery.

The United States Postal Service (USPS; also known as the Post Office, U.S. Mail, or Postal Service) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for providing postal service in the United States, including its insular areas and associated is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by.

The effectiveness of that strike sent politicians scurrying. Congress turned the Post Office Department into the U.S. Postal Service. The change allowed unions and collective bargaining. The new organization was supposed to be self supporting, acting like a company. But the postal service remained as it is today: run at the whim of politicians.

the U.S. Postal Service to enable the Postal Service to act in a less politicized, more businesslike manner. In important ways, the separation of the Postal Service from the cabinet has been a success.

The Postal Service is far less politicized and far more businesslike than the Post Office Department it replaced. The Post Office Department by Gerald Cullinan (Book); Story of our post office: the greatest government department in all its phases by Marshall Cushing (Book); U.S.

mail: the story of the United States postal service by Arthur E Summerfield (Book). A Postal Service statement on the Treasury loan said that providing the contract information was an acknowledgment that "Treasury has been designated by Congress as the lender for the Postal.

The Postal Reorganization Act of was a law passed by the United States Congress that abolished the then United States Post Office Department, which was a part of the Cabinet, and created the United States Postal Service, a corporation-like independent agency with an official monopoly on the delivery of mail in the United ent Richard Nixon signed the Act in law.

History. William Goddard, a Patriot printer frustrated that the royal postal service was unable to reliably deliver his Pennsylvania Chronicle to its readers or deliver critical news for the paper to Goddard, laid out a plan for the "Constitutional Post" before the Continental Congress on October 5, Congress waited to act on the plan until after the Battle of Lexington and Concord on.

Auditorfor post-Office Department. twenty cents; For railway mail service, eight dollars and thirty-three cents. Approved, J Boa^rd of trustees to created a board of trustees for the control, supervision, and admims, p 0. P of 3tration the postal savings l depository offices designated and estab.

The United States Post Office Department (USPOD; also known as the Post Office or U.S. Mail) was the predecessor of the United States Postal Service, in the form of a Cabinet department, officially from to It was headed by the Postmaster General.

The Postal Service Act, signed by U.S. President George Washington on Februestablished the Department. Most of the quasi-confusion can be traced back to the Postal Reorganization Act, which eliminated the old Post Office Department, replacing it with the US Postal Service. The act was intended to make the USPS self-financing from its own reven.InCongress passed the Postal Reorganization Act, which transformed the Post Office Department into a government-owned corporation called the U.S.

Postal Service. It. Inan act of Congress turned the Post Office Department into the United States Postal Service, a government-owned company expected to .