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USPS offering Voluntary Early Retirement to Postal Clerks, Mail Handlers The Postal Service will extend voluntary early retirement (VER) offers to eligible mail handlers and clerks, beginning Jan. 8. NPMHU: USPS Voluntary Early Out Retirement comes without monetary incentive || APWU: USPS provided no advanced notice or negotiations on Voluntary Early Retirement  

 

USPS testing Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Prototype in Arizona, Detroit and Northern Virginia the next generation delivery vehicle (NGDV), the new right-hand drive delivery vehicle that will eventually replace the current aging fleet.

 

USPS raises shipping prices 3.9%, first class letter goes to 50¢ January 21 2018 The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 21, 2018

 

USPS Hired Employee (s) to Monitor and Review Social Media for the “Social Media Advisory Panel” A few months ago USPS posted a job announcement for a SOCIAL CARE ANALYST, EAS-19, in WASHINGTON DC

 

Senator Tester to USPS: Terminate Faulty Postal Managers, Address Poor Service and Inaccurate Reporting Tester Demands Accountability After New Reports of Intentional Mail Delays Senators Urge PMG to Implement Formal Training Requirements for Postal Managers after reports of delayed mail
Updated: Friday February 16,  2018

LATEST POSTAL NEWS

NY Congresswoman Meets with Brooklyn Postmaster Concerning District’s Ongoing Postal Issues The outpouring of calls & letters I’ve received regarding your postal issues prompted my meeting with the USPS Brooklyn Postmaster today.  (2/16/2018}
USPS: Voting by mail increases turnout, research shows Allowing people to vote by mail boosts turnout, especially during lower-profile elections,  (2/16/2018}
USPS Remote Encoding Center (REC) in Salt Lake City UT is last one in US It’s the place where “bottom of the barrel” mail gets sent to be deciphered—The United States Postal Service remote encoding center (REC). And the only center of its kind left in the U.S. is located in Salt Lake City.  (2/14/2018}
OSC Issues Hatch Act Social Media Guidance, Announces Postal Worker Hatch Act Violation Over Social Media Use at Work The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) today issued Hatch Act social media guidance for federal employees in a clear, easy‐to‐understand format with real world examples and a new quick reference tool.  (2/14/2018}
NALC: Trump administration’s 2019 budget targets letter carriers and their families the Trump administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget proposal. If enacted, the budget (outlined in a document called “Efficient, Effective, Accountable – An American Budget”) would add at least $7.1 trillion to the federal debt over the next decade, even while it calls for the same job-killing delivery service cuts  (2/14/2018}
USPS FY 2018 first quarter results – Urgent need remains for postal reform legislation The Postal Service agrees with the PRC’s conclusion that the current consumer price index price cap does not work and needs to be changed because it does not allow USPS to achieve its mission   (2/9/2018}
USPS reminds postal employees of ZERO Tolerance Policy on threats and violence The Postal Service is committed to fostering a positive and safe work environment that’s free of threats, fear and violence for all employees.   (2/9/2018}
Postal worker pistol whipped and robbed at rural Mississippi post office A postal worker was robbed at the post office in Lake Cormorant, according to the U.S. Postal Service.  (2/7/2018}
Tulsa Postal Supervisor pleads guilty in theft of marijuana from mailed packages A U.S. Postal Service supervisor admitted Monday to participating in a scheme with another employee  (2/6/2018}
Postal Employees now have access to discounted Pet insurance Postal Service employees now have access to discounted pet insurance coverage  (2/5/2018}
End of an era: Last Postmaster appointed by a president retires the last Postmaster appointed by a president — retired Jan. 31  (2/5/2018}

 

 

 

 

 

February 16, 2018

Unsecured server exposed thousands of FedEx and USPS customer records

February 15, 2018

NALC: Fourth COLA set at $520

The First African-American Mail Carrier Also Fought Wolves and Bears

Shipping by Amazon may cause over half of sellers to switch

February 14, 2018

Postal Worker Suspected of Stealing $500 in Gift Cards from Suburban Grandma

Former New Jersey Mail Carrier Admits Accepting Bribes For Delivering Parcels Containing Drugs

USPS subcontractor sentenced to 39 days for stealing Postal Money Orders

Columbus: Too many unassigned routes and not enough carriers

Postal Service Blames Bad Weather for Mail Delivery Problems

February 13, 2018

Magazines from 1960s delivered to Maryland home

As Work Space, Old Post Offices Have a Timeless Allure

These are the 'worst post offices' in NYC, Patch readers say

5 Ways Magazine Publishers Can Maximize Postal Savings

Virgin Islands delegate to Congress criticizes USPS mail delivery after hurricanes

Hero Letter Carrier Saves Elderly Customer

February 12, 2018

Mail theft reported in Columbia County GA

Lost motorist walked 9 miles before sheltering in mail truck

February 11, 2018

Lost motorist walked 9 miles before sheltering in mail truck

February 10, 2018

Postal van struck by bullets in Rochester

Springfield firefighters knock down machinery fire at USPS bulk mail center

February 9, 2018

Postal Service reports record number of pot-filled packages leaving Colorado

Postal worker retires after 42 years

February 5, 2018

TSP Ends January Mostly in the Black

How to rent a piece of history: JLL’s USPS Properties for Lease

Charles Town postal carrier achieves game show dream

Mailbox 'fishing' in Queens a growing problem, says Rep

February 4, 2018

11 People You Didn't Know Worked for the Post Office

February 3, 2018

Mail-stealing device causes street closur

Postal Worker Suspected of Stealing Gift Cards Put on Leave after NBC 5 Responds Report

2 Male Turkeys Harassing Ohio Postal Carriers Euthanized

February 2, 2018

A dozen postal workers claim they were bullied at work in St Louis MO Last week, a St. Louis mail carrier shared her story of being bullied on the job. She said a supervisor threw a key at her.

Postal Worker kidnapped at gunpoint in West Chester OH - A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was kidnapped at gunpoint from a West Chester neighborhood 

Amazon fulfillment centers don't boost employment, analysis finds

February 1, 2018

String of Postal Truck Break-Ins in Northern California Continue Two locked postal trucks were broken into in Willow Glen on Monday  (2/1/2018}

Revised criteria for individuals on U.S. stamps

Rochester NY man recognized for 50 years of employment with Postal Service

Police, postal officials investigating break-in at Vineland NJ site
 
Arrest warrants issued for two Monessen PA men who allegedly attacked a postal worker

Ex-postal worker from Lincoln NE pleads to stolen mail scam
 

January 31, 2018

Porch Pirate Breaks Leg While Trying to Steal Packages Karma reared its ugly head at a porch pirate who took a nasty fall while allegedly stealing packages  

Legendary Performer and Civil Rights Activist Honored on New Forever Stamp

USPS makes applying for a passport easier

January 30, 2018

EEOC Awards Disabled Postal Employee $250,000 Employee Unable to Bear Children as a Result of Postal Service’s Unlawful Conduct, Judge Rules 

USPS To Hire 160 Employees in Denver USPS is holding a job fair to help applicants successfully apply for more than 160 job openings. 

Phoenix: USPS looking for suspects who stole vehicle with mail inside

January 29, 2018

Fairlawn residents fed up with mail delivery issues

January 28, 2018

APWU: Stopping Workplace Harassment Employees have the right to work in an environment free of harassment or intimidation.

USPS working aggressively to stem flow of illegal drugs entering United States

You've heard of the Bridge to Nowhere? This is the Post Office for No One'

Got mail? Fargo/West Fargo residents say not always

January 27, 2018

Lawmakers call for federal probe of time card fraud by USPS managers in Boston In the Richmond case, postal managers got bonuses in exchange for keeping overtime costs down, according to a pending federal lawsuit.

St. Louis MO mail carrier says she was bullied at work after injured on duty "I thought about committing suicide because it had gotten that bad," she said.(

Man points gun at North Memphis mail carrier

January 26, 2018

Memphis man accused of threatening mail carrier

Postal worker in Kansas City caught dumping mail in the woods

Coffee, postcards and gratitude; how Starbucks encourages use of the mail

January 25, 2018

USPS OIG: Inbound ePackets Cost Attribution

Suspect disguised as mailman leads violent Philly home invasion

Armed witness disrupts attempted sexual assault of mail carrier

January 24, 2018

Last USPS ‘Special Delivery Messenger’ at Elmhurst IL post office retires after 53 years James Balluff was the last of his kind. Balluff retired this month after an almost 53-year career delivering mail

Are Postal Worker whistleblowers being targeted at a Manassas VA Post Office? 7 On Your Side I-Team investigation that exposed several workers complaining about major issues at the post office 

Jacqueline Krage Strako named Acting USPS Chief Customer and Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President Jacqueline (Jakki) Krage Strako will be detailed to the position of Chief Customer and Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President USPS announces retirement of Chief Customer and Marketing Officer Cochrane Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan announced the retirement in a Jan. 2 memo,

Six Former Ravn Alaska Employees Arrested for Stealing Mail from U.S. Postal Service

3 miraculously survive after being run over by USPS driver in Manhattan

Massachusetts letter carrier fails to deliver 758 pieces of mail

Former Hospital Owner Sentenced for Orchestrating Scheme that Paid over $40 Million in Illegal Kickbacks to Doctors

January 23, 2018

Postal Supervisor Wins $1.1 Million in Disability Case against USPS over handicap parking space Former USPS Maintenance Supervisor Anthony Sansone, a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Postal Service, was awarded $1,128,774 in damages in a disability discrimination lawsuit brought against USPS.  }

Postal Editorial: Room For Rent? There’s an old adage about how we perceive danger. If you put a frog into hot water, it will immediately jump out. However, if you put the frog in cool water first, then slowly turn up the heat, it won’t notice how hot it’s getting until it’s too late 1/23/2018}

Man arrested for mail theft and 'stink bombing

Mont Alto post office shut down after pickup crashes into building

Louisiana postman admits he stole veterans' medication

Slain postal worker honored with memorial

January 20, 2018

USPS Statement on Operations after Government Shutdown-  USPS will not be impacted.

USPS to Issue Priority Mail Express and Priority Mail Stamps January 21st


 


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