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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: Wednesday June 21, 2017


APWU Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs The USPS is reducing service to the community and disrupting the lives of postal workers by reducing duty assignments (reversions and abolishments) (6/16/2017)
Congressional Research Service summary of Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer health benefits plans for U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employees, annuitant retirees, and their families at rates that reflect the cost of benefits provided solely to the USPS risk pool. (6/17/2017)
Former postal worker sentenced in home invasion robbery of another postal worker Two intruders forced their way into a woman’s house March 29. They kicked in locked bedroom and bathroom doors to get to the woman who was hiding in the bathtub. One man grabbed the woman’s phone from her. He also ripped a necklace off the woman. Detectives don’t know why the men picked that house. (6/16/2017)
Postal Worker dies after accident at mail facility in Bedford Park Ill The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a fatal workplace accident Tuesday in southwest suburban Bedford Park. (6/12/2017)
Video: Postal Worker Killed in Marshalltown Iowa Crash Identified The Iowa State Patrol has identified the USPS worker who was killed (6/10/2017)
GOP recommends Rep. Trey Gowdy to Chair Oversight and Government Reform Committee Gowdy’s Benghazi panel spent millions of taxpayer dollars chasing down bizarre conspiracy theories, asking questions that had already been answered, and pulling together evidence that had already been exhaustively reviewed. (6/9/2017)
Texas Treatment Center for Injured Postal Employees Settles Health Care Fraud Case Union Treatment Center to Pay $3 Million and Be Permanently Excluded from Federal Health Care Programs under False Claims Act Settlement (6/9/2017)
APWU: Arbitrator Goldberg found USPS violated ‘POStPlan’ MOU APWU Wins Another National Level Arbitration Award    (6/8/2017)
Judge criticizes Postal Service job screening process after sentencing postmaster relief to prison A federal judge wants the U.S. Postal Service to do a better job of screening prospective employees.  (6/7/2017)






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June 21, 2017

U.S. postal carrier charged with dumping two weeks of mail down D.C. storm drain

14 Secrets of U.S. Postal Carriers

Mailman Charged With Theft in Ocean City NJ

Rio Nido CA Post Office closure surprises longtime customers

June 20, 2017

Paying Bills, Reducing Spam and Other Ways the World's Postal Services Are Disrupting Mail

Attention Holiday Shoppers: UPS To Add Delivery Surcharges

June 19, 2017

Clever look-alike U.S. stamps of an earlier era

June 18, 2017

Mailbox-shaped post office in Taiwan becomes tourist draw

Post office in Los Angeles still has 300 Jenny Invert pane

June 17, 2017

SUV crashes into window at Hilton Head Island post office

June 16, 2017

USPS: San Francisco Postal District is hiring, holds employment workshop

June 15, 2017

San Diego Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Methamphetamine Through the Mail

U.S. Postal Service to Issue Sharks Forever Stamps

J.C. Penney CEO: USPS is Our Biggest Challenge for E-commerce

UPS employee opens fire at San Francisco facility, killing three fellow workers and then himself

Postal Reform Bill Projected to Lower FEHB Premiums

June 14, 2017

USPS: Stamps Simulating the ‘Feel’ of Sports Balls Tee Off Today at U.S. Open

Insurance Claim Denied for $1000 Spinning Wheel Lost in Mail

June 13, 2017

Cops want you to stop mailing checks using blue postal collection boxes

Last post: Amherst MA mailman who inspired pastry, pizza flavors to retire

Feds: Insurance firm mailed a million pieces of mail without paying for them

Residents in Oceanway neighborhood having issues getting packages from USPS

Russian flag mysteriously replaces American flag at Port Washington Post Office

Opposition grows to planned Richmond post office closure

June 12, 2017

Mail carrier loves her job, with one big snarling exception

Former Saipan USPS employee in mail-theft case pleads not guilty

Tom Ridge: It is too easy to ship deadly drugs in the mail

Post Office provides valuable service - Fredric Rolando

Son, funeral home, USPS continue search for mother's cremated remains

Ravenna post office an architectural lion

I was a victim of the low-tech mailbox scam

June 10, 2017

Dog forces way out of house, bites postal carrier

Postal Service loses cremated remains of Indiana woman

'Voice Stamp': experimental USPS project could spell the demise of stamps

Postal worker tackles phone thief on CTA, holds him for police

June 9, 2017

USPS International Mailers Face Radical Changes in 2018

Mail mix-up ends with one man chasing neighbor with a baseball bat

Postal Service warns Illinois community to control dogs

Buffalo's first female postmaster to focus on customer service

USPS suspends service to multiple West Toledo residents due to suspicious activity

June 8, 2017

Mail methods: 5 unique ways USPS has delivered mail throughout history The Postal Service always finds a way to deliver to its customers, no matter where they live. 

Man Sentenced To Prison For Breaking And Entering Into USPS Vehicle And Theft Of Mail

June 7, 2017

Pony Express Ride to Honor Nebraska's 150th Anniversary

June 6, 2017

Postal Manager, Supervisor, Employee indicted for stealing, selling drugs from packages Three U.S. Postal employees and fourth man indicted for stealing packages containing marijuana and selling the drugs 

Postal Employee says ‘unruly customers’ forced post office closure for safety reasons On multiple occasions in the past month, the U.S. Post Office Esplanade Station, located at 2488 Williamsbridge Road, has provided poor customer service, sometimes no service at all, residents claim. The poor service involves customers being forced to wait outside indefinitely during employee lunch breaks – and, most recently, the closure of the entire station 

Canada: Postal workers union calls for formal review of mail theft at community boxes

June 5, 2017

Historic post office in Wrightsville, Georgia closes for emergency suspension

Proposed Retirement Benefit Cuts Could Hurt TSP Contribution Levels

Canada: Postal workers take campaign for return of home mail delivery to northeast Calgary

June 4, 2017

USPS investigating after video shows mail carrier kicking packages up driveway in Utah The Postal Service is apologizing and pledging to take action after a video posted on Facebook shows a mail carrier kicking a pair of packages up a driveway. 

Longtime employees leave their stamps on post offices

Georgia toddler hurt after being struck by mail truck in Brunswick

June 3, 2017

APWU: Postal Reform Scored by Congressional Budget Office  the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) published its report on Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756). It is standard practice for the CBO to “score” pending legislation introduced into Congress in order to report its impact on the federal budget. Trump's Proposed Retirement Benefit Cuts Could Hurt TSP Contribution Levels  

Mail Handlers Union Moves to Challenge Wholesale Job Reversions and Bid Abolishments The National Office has been in contact with Postal Headquarters to discuss the deluge of bid reversions and abolishments that are being implemented across the country

South Dakota Postal Worker sentenced for mail embezzlement, theft

Postal Service investigating after video shows mail carrier kicking packages up Utah driveway

Protective bird blocks Pleasant Prairie family's mail delivery granted patent to put parachutes inside shipping labels

June 2, 2017

Mailers' Groups Blast NALC Deal

Postal worker arrested amid allegations of feeding nail-laced meatballs to dog

Walmart is asking employees to deliver packages on their way home from work

Hillsboro Post Office among top ten in nation for workplace morale

Truck Slams Into Lanett Post Office

Mail truck crashes into power pole, knocks out power to 1,300 homes

June 1, 2017

Video: Michigan letter carrier delivers life-saving treatment

Man freed after shooting over post office parking spot in Houston

Postal worker's purse stolen during mail truck break-in

Lee letter carrier makes last deliveries

Some skeptical of IBM offer to mail test letters for money, but experts say it's legit


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