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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

 

OPM Announces 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program Premiums The Federal Benefits Open Season, which runs from November 13 to December 11, 2017

 

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
USPS Now Hiring for Full-Time and Temporary Positions Across the Country The U.S. Postal Service is now accepting applications for a variety of full-time and temporary job Post Office positions across the country. The Postal Service plans to fill these full-time, part-time, career, non-career positions soon.

 

Updated: USPS Retirees Wanted for Holiday Clerk Assistants The following is updated information on USPS hiring retirees and Holiday Clerks for the upcoming "peak season" ... The pay rate is slightly higher than previously reported.

 

USPS to hire postal retirees from various crafts for “peak” holiday season USPS is planning to hire annuitants from various crafts for “the peak” holiday season

 

OPM announce dates for 2017 FEHB Open Season The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) officially announced the dates for the 2017 FEHB Open Season

 

Video: Ohio postal carrier’s comments recorded by security camera lead to TV investigation

 

Hidden cameras show convicted postal manager, carriers dealing marijuana, counting cash in DC

 

Court: Letter Carrier Suspension After Hitting Boss With Vehicle Isn’t Retaliation

 

Video: Colorado postal worker accused of faking cancer in order to use sick leave A Postal employee is facing a number of fraud charges in connection to allegations that she faked a cancer diagnosis in order to use hundreds of hours of sick time.

 

New Jersey Postal Employee Charged with Using Stolen Identities from Co-Workers and Others The postal custodian has been charged with using the stolen identities of postal employees and others to file fraudulent insurance claims

 

Updated: Monday December 18,  2017

LATEST POSTAL NEWS

Atlanta postmaster replaced amid late mail delivery complaints You may remember, when CBS46 first started investigating why mail delivery seems to always be behind schedule in Metro Atlanta What's Up With The Santa Monica CA Lately? Mail Not Delivered, Half of letter carriers on medical leave (12/12/2017}
Postal Worker Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stealing, Selling at Least 6,240 Credit Cards Former Postal Employee Sentenced to over 6 Years in Federal Prison for Selling at Least 6,240 Credit Cards Stolen from the U.S. Mail (12/12/2017}
USPS to deliver early in the morning, later in the evening during holidays This means our customers will start to see postal employees delivering packages earlier in the morning, later in the evening, and on Sundays. Mail Carriers To Deliver As Early As 5 a.m. During Holiday Season (12/09/2017}
No Mail Mondays:’ Long-time Postal Service complaints worsen during holidays Complaints include misplaced packages, days without delivery and important mail arriving show up days late. (12/08/2017}
Haslett Post Office visit is ‘like going to Mayberry’ Step into the small brick Haslett U.S. Post Office built in 1958, and “it’s like going to Mayberry,” (12/08/2017}
USPS begins working overtime as Christmas nears The busiest mailing season of the year has begun, as U.S. Postal Service employees in Opa-locka prepare thousands of packages for shipment. (12/07/2017}
USPS mail deliveries continue despite Southern California wildfires Due to non-delivery of mail because of mandatory evacuations, customers in East Ventura and Oak View can pick-up mail at their local post offices: (12/07/2017}
Ex Postal Worker, wife sentenced for scamming USPS, VA out of $1.2 million in benefits Richard Klaffka posed as a disabled veteran and postal worker for more than decade. His act, which included a wheelchair he didn’t need, was good enough to reap $1.2 million in fraudulent disability benefits. (12/05/2017}
Postal Workers say they are being forced to fake package deliveries Postal workers in Utah, across nation cite delivery problems (12/05/2017}
UPS Drivers To Demonstrate Against 70-Hour Work Week UPS drivers are planning to demonstrate against a 70-hour work week during the holiday season  (12/05/2017}
Postal Employee claims USPS is faking package deliveries in Herriman UT due to holiday understaffing A Postal Service employee claims a Utah Post Office is faking package deliveries and falling short on mail distribution, and they say it’s because of understaffing during the holidays. (12/02/2017}

 

APWU Clashes with USPS on New 3971 Language  The Postal Service’s Request for or Notification of Absence (Form 3971) has been amended to include a new section applicable to those going on leave without pay (LWOP) for official union business.   (12/01/2017}

 

 

 

 

 

December 18, 2017

Delivery Companies Struggle To Deliver The Goods Before Christmas

December 11, 2017

Weary of the Internet, I went back to mail. 108 letters later, here’s what I learned

Reminding E-Commerce Customers Who Delivers

December 10, 2017

Postal Service Borrows Carriers from Westfield to Help Fix Mail Backlog in Chathams

U.S. stamp error newly authenticated after 22 years; horizontal die cuts missing from 1995 32˘ Pink Rose

December 09, 2017

USPS mailbox thefts expand to other states

NYPD and USPS launch drive against mail fishing, check washing

Former Rochester NY postal employee sentenced for stealing smartphones from the mail

USPS to deliver early in the morning, later in the evening during holidays

December 08, 2017

Amazon could save $2 billion over next two years from new tax plan analyst says

Montana Hi-Line Postal Service worker sentenced for meth operation

Mail truck catches fire in Manassas VA

December 07, 2017

Wisconsin Postal Worker Charged with Delaying Mail

Residents say problems continue to plague Elmwood post office

Neighbors frustrated USPS hasn't fixed vandalized mailboxes in nearly two months

USPS seeing increase in Christmas shipping

December 06, 2017

Injuries Reported In Crash Involving Mail Truck in Tulsa OK

Former USPS employee accused of embezzling passport funds

USPS Bail Out Could Hike Postal Rates 41% in Next Five Years

USPS: The World’s Largest Post Office Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

'Worst' Post Office In NYC Hits Another Low, Resident Says

Police: Man holds knife to postal worker's neck and demands money

Postal Employee returns to route following paralysis

Thieves broke into North Carolina post office, stole $20,000 in cash, police say

Ex Postal Worker, wife sentenced for scamming USPS, VA out of $1.2 million in benefits

 

December 05 , 2017

Integrity test’ led to Lubbock letter carrier’s guilty plea to obstruction of mail charge

Mail Truck Thefts More Than Triple in San Jose CA

Neighborhood in Midlothian VA frustrated with unreliable mail delivery

December 04 , 2017

Mail carrier takes keys from suspected drunken driver

USPS Offers North Pole Postmark Through Dec. 15

 Mail Carriers and Volunteers Come Together to Help Feed the Less Fortunate

USPS Meets Your Stamp Needs for the Holidays and Special Occasions

USPS investigating after 3rd suspicious device found in Oakland CA collection mailbox

December 03 , 2017

Thieves Steal Three USPS Collection Mailboxes In Yonkers NY

Historic Post Office to Close in Kauai

December 02 , 2017

NALC: Letter Carriers Back Pay update All active career letter carriers received their back pay in yesterday's paycheck

Postal Service, police tempt thieves with bait parcels

Former Mailman With Alzheimer's Helps Debut USPS Fundraising Stamp

Complaints grow about mail service in Raleigh NC

Kid forms friendship with mailman

Postal Mail Carriers and Volunteers Come Together to Help Feed the Less Fortunate

 

Mail truck bursts into flames after wreck on I-75 in Gainesville FL

Former USPS Trucking Contractor sentenced for Conspiring to Violate Federal Highway Safety Regulations

Video Shows Woman Who Delivered Amazon Package Pooping In Front Of Sacramento CA Home

December 01 , 2017

PRC proposes changes to postal ratemaking system PRC CONCLUDES RATE SYSTEM HAS NOT ACHIEVED NECESSARY OBJECTIVES and ISSUES PROPOSED RULEMAKING TO ADDRESS SHORTCOMINGS: NALC: We will vigorously participate in PRC’s new rate-making proceeding ||| PMG statement on PRC 10-year rate review findings

Dancing machine: Postal Employee dancing to Michael Jackson song goes viral  John Lawless, 50, of Centereach, Long Island, was caught on camera showing off some very impressive skills while boogying along to Jackson 5 hit I Want You Back at the start of a Janet Jackson concert at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on November 15.

Montana Postal Employee Gets Prison, Ordered to Pay Almost $1.0 Million for Workers Comp Fraud  Agents from the Post Office conducted surveillance and saw that postal employee  was feeding horses, lifting hay bales, jogging in the mornings, clearing land, running chainsaws, removing stumps from fallen trees, building fences, mowing the lawn every week, riding horses twice a week, and many other physically challenging activities.

Petersburg VA mail carrier charged after car repossessed with hundreds of pieces of mail inside A Petersburg mail carrier is facing charges after the Inspector General confirms his personal vehicle was repossessed with several hundred of pieces of mail  ( inside.

Increase in thefts from San Jose CA mail trucks

Most TSP Funds Gained Ground in November

Late-Night Loading at Knickerbocker NYC Post Office ‘Violates’ Locals’ Quality of Life

Number of DACA applications stuck in the mail tops 900

Send a rooster in the mail? Yep, this postmaster has seen it

Postal worker steals check in mail intended for child’s wig charity, Copley OH police say

The Founding Fathers, Net Neutrality, and the Post Office

Woodland residents plead guilty to diverting mail in identity theft scheme

Former postal carrier and her roommate charged with stealing mail in Moorhead


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