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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.  (1/9/2017)
USPS: Approximately 16 billion pieces of mail, 750 million packages to be delivered this holiday season Postal Service Ready to Deliver Holiday Cheer


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)


Former Michigan NPMHU stewards sentenced for stealing grievance settlement funds



Updated: Wednesday February 22,  2017


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  (2/21/2017)
Washington Post Article Gets It Wrong About USPS - Response to Washington Post Editorial Board’s “The Postal Service needs more than a Band-Aid,  (2/18/2017)
Nearly 300 in Richmond VA join lawsuit against USPS avoiding payment of overtime Lawyers filed a collective action complaint with about 40 plaintiffs in federal court on Monday. More Richmond mail carriers accuse USPS of unfair labor practices (2/15/2017)
NALC opposes Mulvaney as Office of Management and Budget (OMB) director "President Trump’s nominee to become the nation’s budget director, Rep.mulvaney (R-S.C.), defended  his support of cuts to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid programs that Trump vowed to keep intact and emphasized that he would bring a “fact-based approach” to the role." Newly confirmed Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price also has expressed plans to privatize Social Security, Medicare Senate confirms Tea Party Congressman Mulvaney as Trump’s budget director (2/16/2017)
APWU: Significant COLA Increase will appear in paychecks dated March 24 Career employees represented by the APWU will receive a  cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective March 4  (2/16/2017)
Valentine’s Day mail delivery leads to USPS issuing apology And it was all caught on tape through a camera in his doorbell.  (2/15/2017)
Video: ‘Whistleblower’ claims diesel rebate fraud scheme cheated USPS out of $$millions The Pilot Flying J diesel rebate fraud scheme cheated not just trucking companies across the U.S. but the federal government, according to the man who says he helped crack the case (2/14/2017)
Video: Austin cases highlight thefts inside U.S. Postal Service Records from the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General show 20 internal mail theft investigations in the Austin region spanning a more than five year period. (2/14/2017)
NALC Postal reform update: A changed political landscape requires a new strategy - Congress returned to business in January to a transformed capitol city. We have a new president and one-party control of the federal government. Fortunately, postal reform has strong bipartisan support and our goals have not changed. House may vote on Postal Reform Bill with medicare provisions next month (2/12/2017)
Video: Kansas City post office apologizes after veterans with service dogs were asked to leave Two veterans are upset after they said they were not allowed inside a Kansas City post office location because they have service dogs. (2/10/2017)
U.S. Postal Service Reports Fiscal Year 2017 First Quarter Results Passage of postal reform legislation in new Congress urgently needed (2/9/2017)
APWU: Many members say FEHB, Medicare saves money in long run “This legislation is a necessary step to solving the disastrous pre-funding mandate that is dragging down the Postal Service,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. (2/8/2017)
NALC: All 4 postal unions approve of postal bill which includes forcing postal retirees into Medicare  NALC President Fredric Rolando was among those called to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the recently introduced postal bill, The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 Postal Service finances ‘very serious but solvable’ as bipartisan action develops
NAPS Supports H.R. 756, Postal Reform Act of 2017 - The National Association of Postal Supervisors (NAPS) reviewed H.R. 756, Postal Reform Act of 2017 and is in support of the bill.  USPS on H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 |||| NALC President Rolando to testify Tuesday at postal reform hearing (2/6/2017)






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Former Rochester Postal Employee Arrested For Stealing Smartphones From The Mail

Fire Destroys Winthrop Post Office

Life-saving medicines go missing, problem lies with post office 

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UPS Tries Arming Its Brown-Clad Drivers With an Octocopter Drone 

Postal Truck Goes Topsy-Turvy

Mailman fired for losing license over DUI can't get unemployment comp

An ongoing fight against mail theft, residents fight back and U.S. Postal Inspectors ramp up staff

Dimondstein: A vibrant Postal Service is vital

Mario is missing as USPS 'loses' $10,000 retro SNES collection -

Louisiana woman alleges she was injured in accident with USPS employee

More Mail on Saturday? There's a Reason for That 

Vintage Photos of the Post Office in Its Prim

Postal Views Podcast #56 (USPS Reform 2017 H.R. 756) 

Postal Views Podcast #57 (USPS Personal Connection) 

Statesville postal workers honored for safe driving

President John F. Kennedy Forever Stamp to be Dedicated on Presidents Day

Postal Service Honors Fashion Icon Oscar de la Renta

Colorado post office lobbies become magnet for homeless

Statesville postal workers honored for safe driving

Movement targets closure of Lihue USPS branch

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Package thief confronted by postal carrier

Mail truck runs over family dog

Wisconsin postal worker sentenced for mail theft

Bronx residents left without mailboxes as Postal Service cracks down on ‘mailbox fishing’

SUV crashes into Pennsylvania post office
Suspects arrested in mail carrier shooting

Connecticut Postal Worker Arrested On DUI

Video shows postal worker stuffing mail down sweatpants

Mail truck overturns in 2-car accident in Lancaster Township PA

Washington Post: The Postal Service needs more than a Band-Aid

Brooklyn: Robber steals postman's 'master key'

U.S. postal worker's life saved by passing cyclists
The long history of counterfeit U.S. stamps

Counterfeit 2015 U.S. Love stamps have been discovered
Lexington Fire Department to Recognize Letter Carrier

Rural carrier shot, car stolen in Spring Branch, Texas
Counterfeit 2015 U.S. Love stamps discovered
Lexington KY Fire Department to Recognize Letter Carrier

PMG: Trust Us On Postal Rates

Michigan postal worker took cash, gift cards from mail, indictment says

Mail truck overturns in 2-car accident
Snow day? No way! Not if you're a postal worker
While many stay home, postal carriers still working their routes during storm
New Bedford postal service workers were called off routes early

South Dennis post office seriously damaged after hit-and-run crash

Postal worker, 80, sorts her last letter

Community mailboxes broken, no mail for seven weeks

Revealed: Australia's mail chief paid $4.3 million last year

Pennsylvania Postmaster Relief charged with stealing over $12,000 in postal funds

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