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Ben Franklin Stamp Clubs

I spent my entire postal career in the Kingman, Az 86401 office. One of my most enjoyable jobs was being involved in the Ben Franklin Stamp Club… …read more

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Mama's take on the Postal Service

"Mama's Post Office Overture" (video) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sExQPaPfF6g Description: For all you Postmasters out there that are trying to… …read more

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Postal Reorganization Act

Fortunately, the unions would be the cause of the Postal Reorganization Act and be able to get collective bargaining, and the world changed and it… …read more

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Waiting for Work

I came in, in the 70’s where they had finally negotiated a minimum. If they called you in that day, you had a guarantee of a minimum of 2 hours of… …read more

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Struggles Have Come and Gone

I went in, in the early 60’s. As a part time flexible you weren’t guaranteed anything. It’d be like casual employment or part time employment.… …read more

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Before the Days of Automation

Before the days of automation, the clerks were way more highly skilled. They had a lot of schemes, they took a lot of pride in knowing their schemes,… …read more

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The People may have Changed, but I Loved my Job

Higher up, the people that get to the top, they change. I mean your best friend changed overnight because they went higher up and they got into that… …read more

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Turn the Negative into Positive

When I came to work for the Post Office, it was really hard work and you worked many, many hours and stayed there very late and got very little sleep,… …read more

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Quality Service

When we first came onto the workroom floor they sat us down and my tour administrator told us about how we had to be the best at what we did because… …read more

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Special Postal Clerk

I do passports, claims, information; my title is a Special Postal Clerk. I love it, I love helping people. I’m the primary passport guy. I used… …read more

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