Postmaster General Megan Brennan said the USPS reduced over 6 million work hours in the recent quarter, which helped the organization reduce its overall compensation expenses. She made the statement in her most recent video talk to employees published on the USPS website.
Managing employee balance can be a tricky business, as this GovExec.com article from last June highlights – cut too many workers, and overtime can spike.
It can also mean a greater reliance on temporary workers, making retention of such workers an important issue. The USPS Inspector General recently published some advice for postal management on retaining non-career employees