POSTAL NEWS

USPS, FedEx prepare for holiday shipments and COVID-19 vaccine distribution

USPS, FedEx prepare for holiday shipments and COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Tuesday, a federal advisory committee to the CDC met to vote on a distribution plan with hopes of getting it out by the end of the year utilizing the United States postal service and shipping companies ...
Postal Service Delays Mail Truck Replacement Contract Again

Postal Service Delays Mail Truck Replacement Contract Again

Already years behind schedule, the U.S. Postal Service announced another delay in its efforts to award a more than $6 ...
Two New Jersey Men Charged with Theft of $6 Million in Postage for Online E-Commerce Business

Two New Jersey Men Charged with Theft of $6 Million in Postage for Online E-Commerce Business

NEWARK, N.J. – Two New Jersey men were charged with theft of government property and fraudulently altering United States Postal ...
PRC busts the price cap, lawsuits sure to follow

PRC busts the price cap, lawsuits sure to follow

The Postal Regulatory Commission has spent the past four years working on a revision of the rate system for Market ...
USPS leave app can now be used for employee requests for scheduled leave

USPS leave app can now be used for employee requests for scheduled leave

The Postal Service is updating its Enterprise Leave Request Application to include scheduled leave. The application, also known as eLRA, ...
NJ post office employees forced to work after COVID-19 exposure, union leaders say

NJ post office employees forced to work after COVID-19 exposure, union leaders say

U.S. Postal Service employees in South Jersey have been forced to report for work after having close contact with coworkers ...
Video explains USPS Operation Santa

Video explains USPS Operation Santa

A new video shows how customers can participate in USPS Operation Santa. The program allows Postal Service employees, customers and ...
Cedar Park, TX  Police investigating robbery of USPS mail carrier, offering $50,000 reward

Cedar Park, TX Police investigating robbery of USPS mail carrier, offering $50,000 reward

The Cedar Park Police Department, in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspection Service, is actively investigating a robbery involving ...
Elvin Mercado has been named Atlantic Area’s acting retail and delivery operations VP.

Elvin Mercado has been named Atlantic Area’s acting retail and delivery operations VP.

Elvin Mercado has been named Atlantic Area’s acting retail and delivery operations vice president. He replaces Sal Vacca, who is ...
Postal employees reminded about Hatch Act rules

Postal employees reminded about Hatch Act rules

Now that Election Day has passed, the Postal Service is providing employees an update on the rules surrounding political activities ...
Regulator Finalizes Plan to Enable Larger USPS Rate Hikes

Regulator Finalizes Plan to Enable Larger USPS Rate Hikes

The U.S. Postal Service could soon raise prices in a way that more closely follows increases in its costs, as ...
2021 TSP Contribution Limits

2021 TSP Contribution Limits

2021 TSP Contribution Limits The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced the contribution limits for 2021: 2021 and 2020 TSP ...
APWU - MVS Division Resolves National Dispute on Article 32.2 Vehicle Costs

APWU – MVS Division Resolves National Dispute on Article 32.2 Vehicle Costs

On November 23, the National MVS Craft Division came to agreement with the USPS on a class action Step-4 dispute ...
PMG Dejoy will still be around after Trump leaves office

PMG Dejoy will still be around after Trump leaves office

Perhaps the most infamous Trump administration official who will remain in government after Trump leaves office is Postmaster General Louis ...
Mail carrier among people randomly attacked in Waltham

Mail carrier among people randomly attacked in Waltham

Photo: Waltham Police released a surveillance video showing a man suspected of attacking random people in Waltham, Mass WALTHAM, MASS ...
U.S. appeals ruling that barred Postal Service changes before election

U.S. appeals ruling that barred Postal Service changes before election

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Postal Service (USPS), Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and President Donald Trump late Friday appealed a ...
US Postal Service temporarily closes Cleveland post office following robbery

US Postal Service temporarily closes Cleveland post office following robbery

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Operations at the US Postal Services Shaker Finance Station have been temporarily suspended Friday following an incident ...
Postal service urges employees to stay vigilant as pandemic infections rise

Postal service urges employees to stay vigilant as pandemic infections rise

The Postal Service urges employees to wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing procedures as coronavirus infections continue to ...
USPS ready to deliver holiday purchases

USPS ready to deliver holiday purchases

The Postal Service wants everyone to know it will be ready to deliver their Cyber Monday purchases this year. In ...
New documentary ‘Dear Santa’ peeks inside the USPS’s Operation Santa program

New documentary ‘Dear Santa’ peeks inside the USPS’s Operation Santa program

Filmmaker Dana Nachman wanted to make a documentary about the United States Postal Service’s Operation Santa program for years, but ...
USPS submits 2021 Integrated Financial Plan to PRC

USPS submits 2021 Integrated Financial Plan to PRC

Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 was full of unprecedented challenges for the Postal Service, including the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic ...
Federal court denies Postal police union's request for injunction against USPS and PMG DeJoy

Federal court denies Postal police union’s request for injunction against USPS and PMG DeJoy

WASHINGTON — A federal court in Washington denied the Postal Police Officers Association’s request for a preliminary injunction in its ...