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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

 

Mail Handlers: $270 COLA effective in September 2017 Effective on September 2, 2017, career Mail Handler craft employees are scheduled to receive the third of seven possible cost-of-living (COLA) adjustments

 

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

 

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

 

Updated: Saturday September 23, 2017

LATEST POSTAL NEWS

Michigan Mail Carrier stops runaway vehicle after driver passes out When a mail carrier in West Bloomfield Township saw a vehicle speeding and swerving Thursday, he jumped into action and stopped it.  (9/23/2017)
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 (9/19/2017)
Postal Worker alleges she was terminated by USPS for requesting FMLA pregnancy leave A woman alleges she was terminated from her position with the U.S. Postal Service because she requested leave for her pregnancy.  (9/20/2017)
USPS hiring over 1,000 postal employees for year-round help in Colorado Hiring Spree: Postal Service Looking For Year-Round Help In anticipation of a record holiday mailing season.  (9/20/2017)
Postal Worker and mother of two vanishes in Houston Texas  A mother of two young boys has been missing for nine days, and family members are asking for help to find her.  (9/19/2017)
Video: Over 80 Texas Neighborhood Associations Working Together to Take On Mailbox Thieves Cluster mailboxes have proven to be a bonanza for thieves, filled with credit cards, blank checks, medications, personal data and more — all for the taking.  (9/19/2017)
FedEx to increase Shipping Rates effective January 2018 FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight, subsidiaries of FedEx Corp., will increase shipping rates (9/19/2017)
Mail carrier, gun-toting carjacker battle over stolen postal van in Fresno California A gun-toting gang member carjacked a U.S. Postal Service van Friday morning,  (9/16/2017)
Westlake Ohio Postal Worker Denies threatening to bring gun to work Police were called to the Westlake Post Office Tuesday morning. A disgruntled employee reportedly said she was going to bring a gun to work.   (9/15/2017)
Mail carrier brings hope to woman after cancer diagnosis Breast cancer is a cruel, and in many cases chronic disease. Yet it’s the illness that has brings one south Minneapolis community closer together.  (9/15/2017)

 

 

 

 

 

September 23, 2017

Vintage photos on exhibit at post office

Retiring postmaster will miss the people

Heap of stolen mail gets left on Albuquerque street

Car crashes into Lithopolis post office

September 22, 2017

Postal worker walking 100 miles for a good cause

Fort Mill neighborhood not receiving their mail after USPS screw-up

Postal Problems Plaguing American Canyon Aired at  Gathering

Acid spill prompts evacuation at Dallas mail center

Bed-Stuy Post Office Is 'Proof God Hates You,' Residents Say

September 21, 2017

FedEx to slap dimensional pricing on packages handled in concert with USPS

Mail thieves lead Dallas officials on high-speed chase

USPS preparing for record holiday season

September 20, 2017

2018 Print Forecast: Paper Prices & Postal Rates Will Rise

Flying the Mail in Remote Idaho

September 19, 2017

This Is the World’s Most Unusual Post Office
 

September 18, 2017

Togolese National Charged with Identity and Mail Fraud in Massachusetts

Kansas Mail Carrier Sentenced For Stealing Gift Cards from Mail

NJ Postal Employee charged for $75,000 Workers’ Comp fraud after getting caught zip lining

Daimler Trucks Rolls Out First Electric Trucks to Postal Giant UPS

Amazon is Quietly Seizing Control of Booze Delivery Too

September 17, 2017

You’ve got mail (maybe). Here are the post-Hurricane Irma postal details

‘Special Delivery’ attractively presents historic aspects of mail service

Men facing charges for breaking in to PO boxes across Las Vegas

September 16, 2017

Fed up Colorado resident marches with "Ask me how bad this post office is" sign

September 15, 2017

USPS: Post Offices in Florida Suncoast District have resumed normal or limited operations The Postal Service is in active recovery mode, following Hurricane Irma. We are delivering mail and providing services in our Post Offices, wherever it is safe to do so. 

Hurricane Irma no match for nation's smallest post office

Postal Service restoring mail in Southeast Texas

Delinquents steal mail out of mailboxes, open letters exposing personal information

September 14, 2017

Wisconsin Postal Worker Charged with Stealing from U.S. Postal Service

September 13, 2017

CAUGHT ON TAPE: Charlotte NC postal worker tosses package to front door

Walbridge man threatens woman, postal worker with baseball bat

September 12, 2017

USPS: Updates on Postal Operations in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina due to Hurricane Irma The U.S. Postal Service Gulf Atlantic District, which includes portions of northern Florida and southern Georgia, continues to temporarily adjust operations due to recent impacts of Hurricane Irma. 

Surprising conclusion of new USPS inspector general report: ‘billions served’ at nation’s post

APWU: Salmon Mail Haul Drivers Ratify Contract

Georgia Mail Carrier Convicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Scheme

Vehicle crashes into Western Mass post office

September 11, 2017

Mail Update: USPS Continues to Temporarily Adjust Operations In Florida and Georgia Due to Hurricane Irma All Post Offices, stations, branches and finance units within the following 3-digit ZIP Codes suspended all operations — retail, delivery and business mail entry as well as drop shipments — until further notice.

USPS refuses comment on future of Legends of Hollywood series

When snail-mail lives up to its name

One injured in crash that flips mail truck in Ukiah CA
 

September 10, 2017

Woman hit by mail truck in Manchester

Community mailboxes coming for new subdivisions

Wrong way driver hits two US mail trucks

Lihue Post Office Meeting Scheduled

Neighbors upset USPS will deliver to only one side of newly reconstructed street

September 9, 2017

Senator Schumer asks USPS: Where’s Larchmont New York mail? For Months Larchmont, And Now New Rochelle And Other Surrounding Communities, Have Suffered From Shoddy and Sporadic Mail Delivery – Or Worse, No Mail Delivery At All

USPS Temporarily Adjusts Operations In Florida and Georgia Due to Hurricane Irma The U.S. Postal Service Gulf Atlantic District, which includes portions of northern Florida and southern Georgia, continues to prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Irma

September 8, 2017

Postal employees 'developed a knack' for pilfering drugs passing through distribution center, investigator says

Prison Sentence Ordered For Man Who Blew Up Postal Service Mailbox

September 7, 2017

USPS woes demand jump in stamp price from 49 cents to 60 A 60 cent postage stamp? The U.S. Postal Service would have to boost prices for mailing letters and packages by nearly 20 percent – the biggest one-time increase in its history – to avoid bankruptcy and improve   delivery service

Video: At Least 1 Injured in East Chicago, Indiana Post Office Blast At least one postal employee suffered minor injuries Wednesday when “one, possibly two explosive devices detonated” in a post office in East Chicago, Indiana FBI investigating if 'any terrorism links' exist in Chicago post office bombing

Video: Postal Worker sentenced for dumping 15,000 pieces of mail in DC sewers

September 6, 2017

USPS suspends operations in Puerto Rico, some parts of Florida due to Hurricane Irma  The U.S. Postal Service is monitoring Hurricane Irma. After Hurricane Harvey, USPS begins road to recovery

September 5, 2017

Hunt continues for shooter of North Carolina letter carrier

Neither Floods, Nor Mold, Nor Flying Insulation Can Stop This Houston Mail Carrier

Mail carrier saw a dog in distress; here's how cops say the owner reacted

Letters, packages spill on California I-80 after USPS contractor overturns

September 4, 2017

Nail polish remover is to blame for sending 6 to hospital, post office evacuation

September 3, 2017

Postal workers on unpaid leave? Who cares Ninety-seven postal employees took unpaid leave out of a workforce of 434,000.

Postal worker dies in one-vehicle crash

USPS letter carrier robbed in Lake Park FL

Mail truck overturns in Stillwater NJ

Postal-Worker Dodges Bullets In Hendersonville TN

6 injured as mail truck, SUV crash in Aurora IN

September 2, 2017

Postal Worker shooting highlights dangers for mail carriers  National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 545 President Sylvin Stevens has been comforting letters carriers non-stop since the shooting. “Why Did They Shoot Him” – Asked Mother of Injured Charlotte NC Letter Carrier 

USPS Says It’s Time to Turn the “Paige” on This Tired, Old Tale For the second time in five months, Leslie K. Paige of the Citizens Against Government Waste is misrepresenting facts concerning the Postal Service and the urgent need for passage of H.R. 756, the postal reform legislation currently pending before Congress.  

USPS Honors Father Theodore Hesburgh on New Forever Stamp

Residents fed up with inconsistent mail delivery in Pittsburgh PA neighborhood

September 1, 2017

OPM: Emergency Leave Transfer for Federal Employees Adversely Affected by Hurricane Harvey In the event of a major disaster or emergency as declared by the President that results in severe adverse effects for a substantial number of Federal employees, the OPM, in consultation with the OMB, may establish an emergency leave transfer program

U.S. Rep. Bill Flores: Postal service should have been better prepared for disaster

For every Amazon package it delivers, the Postal Service loses $1.46

USPS inspector general seeks tweaks to customer service surveys

Garards Fort post office is small but mighty

August 31, 2017

APWU: Pilot test to begin on new DBCS the “ALPS” in two installations APWU was first notified of the ALPS machine at a Mech and Tech meeting – March, 2016  

APWU: According to new report Unions Improve the Lives of All Working People Truth Exposed in New Report by the Economic Policy Institute  

North Carolina Mail Carrier Facing Life Threatening Injuries After Being Shot On Duty A 53-year-old mail carrier is facing life threatening injuries after being shot on duty  

USPS Will Address Hatch Act Issues This issue has been addressed by Congress and the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), and the Postal Service has fully committed to addressing the issue and to correcting the problem. 

USPS Temporarily Adjusts Operations Due to Impacts of Hurricane Harvey In an abundance of caution, and to ensure the safety of both our employees and customers, the Postal Service is making temporary adjustments to its operations at all Post Offices/Stations/Branches and Finance Units USPS: Mail Delivery Restored In Most Texas Coastal Bend Locations, Some Operations Temporarily Relocated  || USPS: Important Mail Service Update for Rio Grande District Customers Affected by Hurricane Harvey   || USPS restores Service at 2 post offices in Louisiana after Tropical Storm Harvey 

“Prime(d) for Disaster”: Teamsters Local 1224 Pilots Take Concerns About Prime Air to Amazon’s Front Door, the Streets of Seattle

Postal Worker Indicted for Using Money Order Sales to Steal USPS Funds

USPS reschedules issuance of stamp commemorating National African American museum

Man admits to laundering at least $1.5 million in drug money through use of postal services

Ocala man arrested for robbing postal worker of package at gunpoint

OIG: Transportation Cost System ― Air

OIG: Survey Says…!

August 30, 2017

Sixteen Georgia Postal Workers charged with accepting bribes to deliver cocaine In three separate federal indictments 16 USPS employees working in locations across the metro-Atlanta area have been charged with accepting bribes to deliver packages of kilogram-quantities of cocaine in a wide-reaching sting operation.

Postal worker accused of armed threat gets chance to clear record A U.S. Postal Service worker charged with threatening her boss with a steak knife after being told she was suspended will have a chance to clear her criminal record   

USPS Rio Grande District Resumes Most Operations in the Texas Today the U.S. Postal Service Rio Grande District will resume providing postal services on a limited basis, including some mail delivery and collections, and retail services at Post Offices recently affected by Hurricane Harvey where possible in Texas

Memphis: $50,000 reward offered after mail carrier is pistol whipped

Two cars crash into Belleville Post Office

USPS Rio Grande District resumes most operations in Texas


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