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The Postal Service transferred selected mail processing operations from York, Pennsylvania, to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The effect of the move on operations and costs and the manner in which the move affected employees was examined.
Recommendations for Executive Action
|United States Postal Service||1. The Postmaster General should revise the Postal Service's guidelines for future relocations of mail processing functions to require that employees be adequately informed about their rights and options.|
|United States Postal Service||2. The Postmaster General should revise the Postal Service's guidelines for future relocations of mail processing functions to require that adequately trained personnel be available to handle postal operations at the time of the transfer.|
|United States Postal Service||3. The Postmaster General should revise Postal Service guidelines for future relocation of mail processing functions to require that staffing levels produced by economic feasibility studies be checked before implementation to assure that the projected level will be sufficient to handle the workload of the gaining and losing facilities.|