POSTAL NEWS

USPS audit blames mail carrier and label problems for spring election mail problems

USPS audit blames mail carrier and label problems for spring election mail problems

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) The Postal Service Inspector General found a mail carrier's inattentiveness and problematic ballot labels led to some election mail being delayed or undelivered before Wisconsin's spring election ...

Randolph County mail carrier pleads guilty to voter fraud

Thomas Cooper, 47, a mail carrier in Pendleton County, has admitted to attempted election fraud, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

Biden-Sanders unity task force calls for Fed, US Postal Service consumer banking

A task force set up by former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to bridge policy divides within the Democratic Party on Wednesday called for the creation of a government-run banking system set up through the Federal Reserve and U.S. Postal Service.

Bailout or raise prices? The battle over how to save the Postal Service

Deciding how to save USPS is a complicated and decade-long fight in Washington. Some are calling for Congress to bail it out, but new leadership at the postal service could mean changes for the historic institution.

Two features added to employee survey

USPS is making two changes to the Postal Pulse survey, aiming to get fresh insights into employee engagement in the organization’s workplaces

Video: Ask your Member of Congress to support the Postal Service through COVID-19 Funding

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Retired Postal Worker Sentenced to Over 8 Years in Prison for Bribery Scheme Involving Bulk Mail that Caused $11.7 Million in Losses

LOS ANGELES – A former employee of the United States Postal Service was sentenced today to 100 months in federal prison for accepting bribes from business customers in exchange for falsely approving unpaid or underpaid bulk mail shipments, causing more than $11.7 million in total losses to his employer.

Post Office Delivery Trucks Keep Catching on Fire

Since May 2014, at least 407 LLVs have been damaged or destroyed in fires, or approximately one every five days, according to documents obtained by Motherboard via a Freedom of Information Act request.

U.S. Postal Service Reveals Addition to 2020 Stamp Program

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service today announced the addition of the Innovation stamps to its 2020 stamp releases.

Normal billing for PO Boxes resumes

USPS has ended an extended grace period for nonpayment and resumed normal billing for PO Box customers.

Law expands use of flexible spending accounts

The federal government is allowing expanded use of flexible spending accounts under a new law designed to help people during the national economic downturn.

Man sentenced to probation in mail truck crash that injured carrier

The collision ejected a mail carrier from the mail truck onto the road, seriously injuring the 55-year-old carrier, who suffered a life-threatening head injury, including a skull fracture and four broken ribs, according to police.

USPS seeking help finding suspects connected to arson at 2 offices

Minnehaha and Lake Street offices intentionally set on fire May 28-30 after George Floyd's death

Postal worker found dead on work route in Portsmouth

Investigators say this appears to be a natural death after learning that the worker had a medical condition. No foul play is suspected.
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