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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.  


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 March 22, 2017


USPS proposes alternative pricing system to postage price cap USPS is offering comments on the 10-year pricing system review being conducted by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC).  (3/22/2017)
Following Postal Issue in Richmond CA, Congressman DeSaulnier Acts by Amending Postal Reform Bill A measure authored by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) was unanimously adopted by the Oversight and Government Reform Committee as a part of the bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act APWU: Postal Reform Act of 2017 Moves Forward (3/20/2017)
NARFE disappointed House Committee approved Postal Reform Bill forcing retirees into Medicare The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) is deeply disappointed the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform approved the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, H.R. 756 (3/18/2017)
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 (3/16/2017)
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.(3/18/2017)
88,153 USPS employee records found in US Corporate database leaked online the database contains more than 33 million records from government departments and large corporate clients   (3/16/2017)
Bang-Up Job: USPS Blames New Employees for Rising Motor Vehicle Accidents The increasing use of non-career letter carriers has caused a steady rise in motor vehicle accidents and liability, postal officials said this week. The U.S. Postal Service’s liability for motor vehicle tort claims (paid to victims of accidents) rose from $48 million in Fiscal Year 2015 to $88 million in FY2016, the Postal Regulatory Commission recently pointed out.  (3/18/2017)
OPM: Don’t Fall For a Fake Retirement Scam Be on the Alert for an aggressive phone scam that targets Federal annuitants:  (3/17/2017)
Federal Grand Jury Indicts 3 in Connection with Shooting of Texas Mail Carrier a federal grand jury returned a 13–count indictment charging three San Antonio residents for their alleged roles in a mail theft scheme that involved the shooting of a U.S. Mail carrier  (3/16/2017)
APWU: Final Payment of $56 million Global Settlement Remedy Agreement in Checks this Week Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled that APWU members are entitled to retroactive pay for time postmasters or supervisors performed craft duties in excess of limits outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement.   (3/13/2017)
Florida Letter Carrier Convicted of Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft Clotaire engaged in a scheme to obtain fraudulent unemployment benefits from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), while working as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service.  (3/12/2017)
USPS Employees Database Updated 2017 Postal Employees Names, Salaries, Position, Date Hired And Work Facility (2/23/2017)






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Tampa man sentenced for his role in scheme to sell stolen social security checks obtained from postal employee

Actor’s postal performance strikes chord

Man dead after firing at mail carrier, deputy in northwest Minnesota

Vehicle drives through front of Jasper post office

Mystery Letter Returned After 13 Years 

MPA Preps for USPS Showdown 

Video: Suspect Found Dead Inside North Carolina Post Office After Four Hour Standoff

Missouri Woman Pleads Guilty to Stolen Mail, Fraud

“Bad Santa” Sentenced for Stealing Packages from US Mail

USPS OIG: Fiscal Year 2016 Postal Service Selected Financial Activities and Accounting Records

USPS OIG: How can the Postal Service Enhance its Management of Software Licenses?

USPS OIG: Congressional Inquiries — Gateway District

Indiana postal worker charged in Highland mail thefts

Cops: Michigan man tries to burn postal truck

Stream of recent U.S. counterfeit stamps continues

Killer mailer won't get to public through the post office

Mail truck caught parking in handicap spot 

Postal worker blocks driver who hit woman 

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 3 in Connection with Shooting of Texas Mail Carrier

Robert Panara: Teacher and Pioneer of Deaf Studies to be Immortalized on a Stamp

Kansas Mail Carriers charged with stealing gift cards from mail, hiding and delaying mail

Video: City Carrier Assistant fired over dumped mail in Dallas creek bed

Former Alabama football player, postal worker sentenced for stealing gift cards from mail

Video: Delivering the mail, on foot, in the storm

Postal workers push through snow 

Chatham County Letter Carrier Wins $1 Million Prize 

Ides of March: Trump might get a blizzard of postcards soon

Report on the Future of Canada Post

Rogue operations at the Kansas City 'caves' shake the confidence of stamp collectors


Postal carrier suffers injury when attacked by two dogs

USPS truck involved in collision in Western PA

Napa's old post office sold for $2 million for a hotel

Consumers wrestle with deluge of cardboard boxes from delivery services, online shopping

OIG: How can the Postal Service Improve In-Office Cost System Data?

Mail theft concerns prompt hiring of more Postal Inspectors

Union-Busting House bill would limit federal employees’ access to union representation, AFGE Says The American Federation of Government Employees strongly opposes legislation moving through the House that would limit an employee’s access to union representation and financially penalize employees who voluntarily serve as union representatives.  

Thieves go 'postal,' cracking the locks on several WNC drop boxes 

From 'postal' to productive: How USPS became a leading EEO claims service provide

New Jersey USPS Supervisor Accused of Stealing over $15,000 from cash deposits A U.S. Postal Service supervisor in New Jersey is accused of stealing more than $15,000. 

Virginia Postal Worker With Prior Felony Theft Convictions Sentenced for Stealing Mail  According to court documents a city carrier assistant  took home mail she was supposed to deliver 

Safety and Service – Postmaster General Updates Employees in Latest Video In a new “Business Focus” video, PMG Megan J. Brennan thanks employees for making safety “a core value for the Postal Service.”  

USPS: Clothes encounters – The list: 5 postal fashion statements To celebrate the new stamps honoring Oscar de la Renta, “The list” looks at five fashion statements from postal history.

North Carolina Postal Employee to appear on ‘Jeopardy!’

Mail trap found inside box outside Turlock CA post office, police report
North Dakota mailman caught on tape tossing a package
Tree crushes mail delivery truck in Ohio
Teen Arrested for Shooting at Postal Worker in SW Miami-Dade
Manhattan: Neighbors say street parking is being overtaken by mail trucks
Postal career inspires local author to write children's book

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