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What would you suggest United States Postal Service management do to prevent others from leaving?

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Reinvest into caring for vehicles maintenance.

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Management needs to communicate more with each other. They also need to stop rushing employees which gives us a lot of stress. And stop trying to guilt us into not taking breaks and lunches !

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Get things fixed! I was treated horribly at USPS. Worked like a dog, and verbally abused. I believe u have a great case for EOE, because if the horrible things stated to me. Took all sense of humanity away. They straight don't care about any RCA or CCA. Starts with horrible management, and a toxic work environment. Training is a few crazy days and you are expected to run any rt they put you on. Most regulars keep their rts over burdened to suck as much money down as possible, and they do not take the time to make sure their RT is up to date in the case or marked on the street. It's a mess. Add to that horrible weather and a vehicle fleet that is made up of vehicles that are older in design then I am, and not maintained, no heat, no air, no radio to contact work, and they barely answer their phones. If you are in trouble oh well. I once was forced to put fuel in my vehicle because it was not filled by the regular, and when I asked to be reimbursed, turned the reciept in, management laughed at me and stated well I guess that was an expensive lesson. Most disorganized, mismanaged, demeaning place I have ever seen. Management actually wants you to fail or so it seems. Toxic is all you can call it. If you wanted a decent work force you would have to train, assist, and help your employees. Most come into this job with a sense of responsibility to make this a great place, and deliver all responsibilities on a timely manner. Turns out that would only be you, because they straight don't care, not about anyone or the mail. If management hamer even schedule without working ther staff 6-7days a week, 10 to 12 hours a day no breaks then why are they management? I mean this is not rocket science! Wanna cut cost, fire the cronus at the top that are killing your work force. Get some outside folks that actually know how to manage, and pull the union plug on grieving every whinny regular out there. I am all for union protection, but protecting one group while crucifying another martyrs for a volatile toxic workplace. People with experience should be helping newbies, not burying them. Sad, sick work environment

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Treat your new employees with respect and not beat them in the ground. Just because they are new doesn't mean abuse your authority by making them do other people's routes because they are done with theirs and the other people want to go home. People have lives and families. Remember you were new once.

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Congratulate for the hard work, dedication, and time. Give benefit of doubt, communication, and offer employee of the month with lunch.

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Train the RCA's properly and give them time to learn I did a ride along and 2 days later I was doing the route on my own I resigned before they fired me because they said I was to slow no I wasn't properly trained love the job

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Shorten routes on the street to 5 hrs. Mandate mounted boxes in city carrier mpoos for single family neighborhoods

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Do not push new employees past their comfortable level until after they have completed all required training.
Most of the training is:
Day 1, 2 & 3: Classroom Training from 7:30am to 4pm (no matter where you live training is either in Tulsa or OKC) and expect them to be prompt especially those who have children who get ill or emergency happens.
Pushing the employee to do shadow training before their actual training even begins is not the best option and Post Masters should,be held responsible for their actions to do this because believe it or not when day 4 and 5 (driver training) arrive and the Post Master has you out on route the day before it can cause exhaustion and the employee to miss their first day of driver training. (Which in return causes the new employee to get fired).
Pushing employees to give up hours on their route who have been with the USPS for over 20 plus years can actually cause even the oldest employees to put in their notice.
Seems to me the Post Masters need alot more training if their turn over rate is crazy.
This is just my opinion.

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They need better management and we need the weekend off to

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