POSTAL NEWS

Emergency Federal Employee Leave (EFEL) updates for postal workers

Emergency Federal Employee Leave (EFEL) updates for postal workers

On May 7, all employees who requested and were conditionally approved for EFEL from March 11 through May 3 will be sent the attached letter to their address of record outlining the documentation required for their EFEL request(s) ...
Postmaster General Vows to 'Consider' Critiques as USPS Announces Tanking Performance in Recent Months

Postmaster General Vows to ‘Consider’ Critiques as USPS Announces Tanking Performance in Recent Months

The U.S. Postal Service saw improved financial results in its most recent quarterly filing, though its on-time delivery plummeted and ...
Statement from NALC President Fredric V. Rolando on Postal Service's FY 2021 Q2 Financial Report

Statement from NALC President Fredric V. Rolando on Postal Service’s FY 2021 Q2 Financial Report

The postal revenue increase over the same quarter last year drives home two points. The first is how much the ...
The Postmaster General’s New Attack on the Mail is a Fig Leaf for Privatization

The Postmaster General’s New Attack on the Mail is a Fig Leaf for Privatization

The battle over the future of the Postal Service, which was a focus of American political life last year, is still ...
Accused mail thief arrested, over 350 pieces of mail found in car

Accused mail thief arrested, over 350 pieces of mail found in car

BELLEVUE, Wash. – Bellevue Police say they have arrested a 25-year-old Renton resident accused of stealing hundreds of pieces of ...
US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR INVESTIGATION FINDS THREE FLORIDA MAIL-HAULING CONTRACTORS IN VIOLATION OF FEDERAL CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR INVESTIGATION FINDS THREE FLORIDA MAIL-HAULING CONTRACTORS IN VIOLATION OF FEDERAL CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS

ORLANDO, FL – Private mail carriers provide useful support in mail delivery across the nation, and those who work for these ...
U.S. Postal Service Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results

U.S. Postal Service Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results

Adjusted loss of $1.7 billion for the quarter compared to an adjusted loss of $1.9 billion a year earlier (excludes ...
Mailbox Improvement Week, May 16–22, 2021

Mailbox Improvement Week, May 16–22, 2021

Each year, the Postal Service™ designates the third full week of May as “Mailbox Improvement Week” to encourage customers on city ...
Senate Democrats Want To Put A Hold On DeJoy’s Mail Plans

Senate Democrats Want To Put A Hold On DeJoy’s Mail Plans

A group of Democratic Senators plan to introduce a bill that would block Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s 10-year plan for ...
Management Alert – Negotiated Service Agreement Price Tables Sent Unsecured to Vendors

Management Alert – Negotiated Service Agreement Price Tables Sent Unsecured to Vendors

Introduction During the audit of Negotiated Service Agreement – Contract [redacted], we identified an issue related to the transmission of ...
Former Postal Worker Fined For Failing To Deliver Over 700 Pieces Of Mail Which Included Three Absentee Ballots

Former Postal Worker Fined For Failing To Deliver Over 700 Pieces Of Mail Which Included Three Absentee Ballots

BUFFALO, N.Y. - U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Brandon Wilson, 27, of Buffalo, NY, who pleaded ...
Former Indian River County Mail Carrier Sentenced to Probation for Mail Theft

Former Indian River County Mail Carrier Sentenced to Probation for Mail Theft

Miami, Fl. – A South Florida female who stole cash deposits from different retailers participating in the U.S. Postal Service ...
Postal Service Reform: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

Postal Service Reform: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?

Presently the USPS is a free-standing organization led by a Board of Governors (BoG) nominated by the president and approved ...
Postal Service to Issue Layoff Notices Later This Month

Postal Service to Issue Layoff Notices Later This Month

Some U.S. Postal Service employees will receive layoff notifications later this month, the mailing agency told workers in a memorandum ...
USPS OIG - Fiscal Year 2020 Selected Financial Activities and Accounting Records

USPS OIG – Fiscal Year 2020 Selected Financial Activities and Accounting Records

Objective The Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 requires annual audits of the Postal Service’s financial statements. In addition, the Postal ...
How the US Postal Service Is Using AI at the Edge to Improve Mail

How the US Postal Service Is Using AI at the Edge to Improve Mail

“The innovation work I have seen at the Postal Service has been unique as a government agency,” Anthony Robbins, who ...
Progressive ‘Postal Banking’ Proposal: A Solution in Search of a Problem

Progressive ‘Postal Banking’ Proposal: A Solution in Search of a Problem

While the idea of offering banking services at post offices continues to excite progressives in Congress, it probably will not appeal ...
USPS OIG - Scheduled Hours and Payments for Highway Contract Routes

USPS OIG – Scheduled Hours and Payments for Highway Contract Routes

Objective Our objective was to determine the accuracy of Postal Service Highway Contract Route (HCR) scheduled hours and payments from ...
Star Wars Droids - New stamps to help promote STEM education

Star Wars Droids – New stamps to help promote STEM education

The Postal Service has released stamps featuring some of the most beloved personalities in the “Star Wars” galaxy: the droids ...
USPS settles with Nike over its Postal Service-inspired Air Force 1 shoe

USPS settles with Nike over its Postal Service-inspired Air Force 1 shoe

The United States Postal Service has announced it will officially license Nike’s USPS-inspired Air Force 1. Still yet to be ...
Detroit protest held over mail delivery struggles by postal service

Detroit protest held over mail delivery struggles by postal service

DETROIT (FOX 2) - Frustration with the United States Postal Service in Metro Detroit has reached a boiling point. A ...
USPS to Launch Connect This Summer, Inviting Shippers Into Its Network

USPS to Launch Connect This Summer, Inviting Shippers Into Its Network

This summer, the U.S. Postal Service is set to begin an ambitious trial program that will invite online sellers and ...