POSTAL NEWS

Albuquerque post office to be renamed after letter carrier murdered on the job

Albuquerque post office to be renamed after letter carrier murdered on the job

The 47-year-old letter carrier was shot and killed in April last year. Xavier Zamora, 17, is accused of shooting and killing Hernandez near this mailbox in southwest Albuquerque ...

Former U.S. Postal Service Carrier Facing Federal Indictment For Making False Statements To Obtain Disability Compensation

Greenbelt, Maryland – A federal grand jury has indicted Ronald S. Repass, age 56, of Poolesville, Maryland, on the federal charges of false statements or fraud to obtain federal employees’ disability compensation.

Package Coalition Launches Initial $2.3 Million Media Campaign Urging Senators to Support Emergency Relief Funding for the U.S. Postal Service

The Package Coalition, a diverse group of America’s leading retailers, e-commerce and logistics companies, has launched a $2.3 million media campaign in support of emergency relief funding for the U.S. Postal Service.

U.S. Postal Service Honors Sculptor and Arts Education Advocate Ruth Asawa With Forever Stamps

The U.S. Postal Service will dedicate stamps honoring pioneering Japanese American artist Ruth Asawa (1926-2013), who is perhaps best known for her intricate abstract wire sculptures.

Postal Manager Indicted on Drug Charges

Shawn M. Herron, 44, of Whitman, Mass., was indicted on one count of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute and one count of theft of mail by a postal employee. Herron was arrested and charged by criminal complaint in February 2020. 

Mahindra Withdraws Bid To Supply Trucks To The US Postal Service

Mahindra was one of only three manufacturers chosen from a pool of 15 applicants to move on to this stage in the process, which will be funded by the USPS and include an extensive period of testing and evaluation.

USPS looks to reduce letter carriers’ casing equipment

This morning, the Postal Service sent NALC a copy of a stand-up talk for city letter carriers intended to explain the goals of its latest unilateral delivery initiative. It is called Post Office Sortation Equipment Reconciliation (SER).

USPS seeks early retirements for non-union postal employees, management hiring freeze

The Postal Service has put a management hiring freeze in place and will soon accept early retirements from non-union postal employees as part of a reorganization the agency announced Friday.

PMG announces USPS restructuring plan

In an effort to operate in a more efficient and effective manner and better serve customers, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy today announced a modified organizational structure for the U.S. Postal Service.

USPS finances – Third-quarter results reported

The results, released Aug. 7, show USPS reported total revenue of $17.6 billion for fiscal year 2020’s third quarter (April 1-June 30), up 3.2 percent compared with the same period one year earlier.

PMG DeJoy’s Opening Remarks for the USPS Board of Governors Aug. 7 Meeting

This is my first open session of the Board of Governors and I would like to offer my public thanks to the Governors for entrusting me with this role. It is an incredible honor to serve the public and this organization as Postmaster General.

USPS Official: Mail-In Ballot Surge Will Not Impact Service

The U.S. Postal Service is prepared to handle an unprecedented influx of absentee ballots this November and any reports of the agency being overwhelmed or incapable are false, a senior postal elections official said Thursday at an event sponsored by Ohio’s elections chief.

USPS General Counsel’s letter to the House Oversight Committee

Postal Service told the committee that neither of the two documents they identified came from Postal Service Headquarters and "should not be treated as official statements of Postal Service policy.

USPS OIG: Workers’ Compensation Program Cost Containment Activities

Workers’ compensation costs continue to represent a significant liability for the Postal Service. However, existing cost containment activities have resulted in fewer employee accidents and a reduction in the number of employees on the periodic roll.
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