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USPS assures Ohio Rep mail processing standards will improve at Pontiac MI Metroplex mail center Congressional District updating them on his inquiry into the delay of a significant number of absentee ballot deliveries during the 2016 general election.


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


Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill Passes Through Committee Today, with a bipartisan voice vote, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, as amended Postmasters: House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Approves Postal Reform Bill


Spartan Motors’ Utilimaster Seeks Withdrawal from USPS Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Program as Body Builder - Partners with Prototype Award Participant to Upfit USPS Vehicles with Cargo Management Solutions 


Richmond VA Postal Workers receive back pay, Postmaster and 5 postal managers fired                                     Dozens of current and former Richmond (Virginia) mail carriers have received extra payments during the holidays from the U.S. Postal Service.  


USPS to spend nearly $120 million to build or modify mail, vehicle facilities

USPS to build new Processing & Distribution Center (P&DC) and a new Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) in Portland Oregon. USPS is also modifying several mail facilities on the East Coast.  Comments (Count)


Updated: Thursday July 20, 2017


USPS Must Face Trial For Lady Liberty Stamp Mix-Up USPS argued that it cannot be held liable for copyright infringement  (7/20/2017)
Wisconsin letter carrier to testify at Senate Hearing on political campaigning by postal workers The letter carrier is from Marshfield and a whistle-blower who will take center stage Wednesday in Washington, D.C., at a hearing on political campaigning by postal workers. He complained that certain postal workers were taking leave without pay to work for union political campaigns and that the absences caused operational problems Postal Workers Campaign Activity while on Leave under Investigation  (7/19/2017)


Senator McCaskill: We’ve Got to Get Postal Reform Across the Finish Line Senator discusses need to strengthen postal service with Postmaster General  (7/19/2017)
Mail Carrier Caught on Camera Cursing, Throwing Package Banned From Interacting With Public The U.S. Postal Service is taking action after an aggressive incident with a Massachusetts mail carrier.  (7/18/2017)
USPS: Informed Delivery benefitting postal employees Informed Delivery is proving popular with residential consumers, including some who know a thing or two about the mail: Postal Service employees.  (7/18/2017)
Mail Handlers Union secures delay of proposed involuntary reassignments USPS management continues to implement its ill-conceived plans to realign its work force. Their plans involve massive bid reversions and job abolishments in almost every mail processing facility throughout the country.  (7/17/2017)
Family: West Virginia Postal Worker Dies After Collapsing on Route Family members confirm to 13 News that a loved one who is a postal worker died while delivering mail, after collapsing on a front porch.  USPS seeks to overturn OSHA citation, penalties in heat-related death of Missouri letter carrier || USPS cited by OSHA for heat-related death of Medford, MA. mail carrier (7/14/2017)
Video: Richmond VA postal workers walk off job after working without Air Conditioning On a day when the heat index soared past 100 degrees, several mail carriers at the Westhampton Station Post Office in Richmond walked off the job  (7/14/2017)
Video: Letter Carriers in Los Angeles neighborhood afraid to deliver mail due to gang violence a long history of gang violence including a shooting on June 27 that almost killed a letter carrier has led to a big change in this neighborhood.  (7/13/2017)
APWU: Tentative Agreement Reached with Salmon Companies The American Postal Workers Union reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with Salmon Companies, the largest ground transportation supplier to the United State Postal Service.  (7/12/2017)
USPS Seeks Nominations for National Employee Engagement Leader of Year The Postal Service is seeking nominations for its second annual Engagement Leader of the Year Awards.   (7/12/2017)
Video: Deputies investigate death of Florida postal worker Manatee County Deputies are investigating the death of a Pinellas County postal worker who was killed on Saturday, they believe the victim's home may have been targeted. (7/11/2017)
Caught on Cam: Postal Truck Knocks Over Tree That Almost Hits Man in Philadelphia A close call was captured on camera after a U.S. Postal truck knocked over a tree which missed a man by inches (7/11/2017)






July 19, 2017

Virginia Postal Worker pleads guilty to stealing mail

Texas man sentenced to 37 months in prison for setting Post Office on fire

Video: Detroit Mailman mails 5-year-old boy $20 for giving him free Kool-Aid from his stand

July 18, 2017

Elliot Gruber Named Director of the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum

USPS completes historic solar power generation system at Los Angeles Mail Center

Surveillance video captures mail theft in Rochester NY

USPS to hold Job Fair for city and rural carrier assistants positions in Woodbridge VA

July 17, 2017

USPS retiree to appear on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Ohio mail truck goes up in flames

Squeak thief! Rodent stole woman’s mail for two months, exterminator says

Couple files suit over alleged injuries sustained in collision with postal worker

July 16, 2017

Suspicious powder found in USPS mailbox in Terryville, CT

July 15, 2017

Mailbox Money Order Thefts Traced To Former Florida Postal Worker

Hanging up the satchel: Local postal service workers reflect on service after retirement

How the U.S. Postal Service has helped turn Amazon into a giant by undercharging them by $1.46 a package on postage

Gruber succeeds Kane at National Postal Museum; envisions incredible stamp stories

Post-retirement plans: Former mailman enjoying great outdoors after retiring in 2016

July 14, 2017

USPS seeking Tractor Trailer drivers in New York area

USPS: Disney Villains take center stage on Forever Stamps

National Health Care Fraud Takedown Results in Charges Against Over 412 Individuals Responsible for $1.3 Billion in Fraud Losses

July 13, 2017

USPS truck catches fire while making deliveries in California

Mail truck catches fire in Londonderry NH neighborhood

Overturned USPS Tractor Trailer Causes Traffic Nightmare on Northbound State Route 29

Action 9: Some Charlotte neighbors fed up with late, undelivered mail

Postal mail drop boxes remain 'out of order' at Ocala PO

Outbound international mailers brace for mid-year price increase

Property owner claims USPS ‘derelict’ in clean-up issue

July 12, 2017

Virginia Beach post office workers working without AC deserve more than hot air from USPS

Rochester landlord fighting for mail delivery

Postal Service says thieves used fake keys to steal mail in Sacramento

USPS: Artist Andrew Wyeth’s 100th Birthday Commemorated Through Forever Stamps

July 11, 2017

Tennessee postal worker gets probation for embezzling over $7,000

July 10, 2017

Video: Letter Carrier in Rolla MO kills self after taking co-workers hostage The incident started around 1:30 pm Sunday afternoon when an armed postal employee took 3 co-workers hostages after finishing his delivery route. 

July 8, 2017

Thief steals sentimental package off bishop's front porch

July 7, 2017

Mail Carrier Hit When Stray Bullet Pierces USPS Truck Window A female mail carrier was shot in the hip Friday when a stray bullet pierced the window of a USPS truck in East Oakland.  Video: Mail carrier shot in Oakland CA released from hospital

Indiana letter carrier charged with dumping mail

Why are some mail drop boxes taped shut in Ocala?

July 6, 2017

Mailer agrees to $1.95 Million Settlement to Resolve Claims for Unpaid Postage AtLast Holdings, Inc. has paid $1,950,000 to settle allegations that the corporation and its parent company Newgistics, Inc. failed to pay proper postage to the USPS

Amazon Prime Customers To Hear About Risks To Delivery Service Ahead Of “Prime Day” As the Company Faces Challenges to its Expanding Logistics and Delivery Business, Pilots Who Fly for Amazon Prime Raise Concerns Directly With Consumers

Video: US Postal Inspection Service offering $25K for man who attempted to rob Beaumont TX post office

Video: Neighborhood gets mailbox repairs after News 4 investigates claims of repeated break-ins

West Virginia man sentenced to prison for having stolen mail

West Virginia: Two-vehicle accident on Rt. 50 involved postal worker

California couple seeks damages after collision with USPS employee

July 5, 2017

USPS Customer Care Center employee fosters improvement “Our job is to resolve customer concerns." 

Ohio dog owner claims US postal carrier unfairly pepper sprayed her dogs

Video: Alert mail carrier credited with saving customer’s life

July 4, 2017

Postal workers caught: What’s being done to prevent theft at your post office A business owner took action when money sent to her in the mail mysteriously disappeared. And she wasn’t the only one getting ripped off.

Florida postal worker admits she took bribes to deliver marijuana parcels on her Boca Raton route

Video: Neighbors struggling to get mail after one threatens mailman

Mail crimes under investigation in Ohio town

July 3, 2017

Video: Homeowner confronts thieves who break open mailbox, steal mail  Brazen thieves were caught on camera, during the day, breaking into a mail box and stealing mail. KRQE News 13 spoke with the homeowner who caught the thieves in the act

July 2, 2017

Video: Ride along with a mailman in USPS truck with no AC in 100 degree heat  “I was invited on a ride along with USPS to learn how hard these city letter carriers work to deliver your mail in this BRUTAL heat! Did you know these trucks don’t have AC??”

USPS Is An Extremely Dangerous Place To Work

Postal truck goes up in flames in Rockland MA

Newly Constructed Subdivisions being forced to have Cluster Mailboxes

Louisville postal worker celebrates 50 years on the job

Man runs car into Kettering OH Post Office

Ohio letter carrier threatened on her route by ex-boyfriend

APWU: JCIM is Available - Joint Contract Interpretation Manual

July 1, 2017

Former Texas Postal Employee Sent to Prison for Soliciting Bribes During Election A former U.S. Postal Service (USPS) carrier has been ordered to federal prison for receiving bribe money in exchange for providing addresses of postal ballot recipients

USPS responds to blog

New York Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Stealing Money Orders

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