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GAO - Answers to Key Questions about Postal Reform Issues

GAO – Answers to Key Questions about Postal Reform Issues

This primer explains how the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) works and why it needs reform, and discusses some options for addressing reform issues ...
Impact of Prescribed Opioids on Postal Service Employees Under the Federal Workers’ Compensation Program

Impact of Prescribed Opioids on Postal Service Employees Under the Federal Workers’ Compensation Program

Objective Our objective was to determine the impact of opioids being prescribed to U.S. Postal Service employees through the U.S ...
USPS labor update - USPS and APWU to begin arbitration

USPS labor update – USPS and APWU to begin arbitration

The mediation process between the Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) has concluded. USPS and the union ...
No Justice for Charles McClean, Killed by a Postal Service Driver

No Justice for Charles McClean, Killed by a Postal Service Driver

You would think a dead guy would elicit at least a little official attention. One month after a United States Postal Service ...
Can You Mail CBD? The U.S. Postal Service Weighs in

Can You Mail CBD? The U.S. Postal Service Weighs in

Recently, the United States Postal Service (USPS) published a notice on the correct way to mail cannabidiol (CBD) oil and CBD products ...
This Is What Happens to Undeliverable Mail with No Return Address

This Is What Happens to Undeliverable Mail with No Return Address

Mail doesn’t get delivered for lots of reasons: the address is illegible, the sender hasn’t put on enough postage, or ...
Postal Worker Buys Lottery Ticket On the Way to Work and It Delivered!

Postal Worker Buys Lottery Ticket On the Way to Work and It Delivered!

GREENSBORO, N.C. — One day you're just heading to work at the post office and hours later you're celebrating $1 ...
Amazon says drones will be making deliveries in ‘months’

Amazon says drones will be making deliveries in ‘months’

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that it plans to use self-piloted drones to deliver packages to shoppers’ home ...
Senators introduce legislation to extend availability of alzheimer’s semipostal stamp

Senators introduce legislation to extend availability of alzheimer’s semipostal stamp

Today, U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) along with Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), and Shelley Moore ...
Ford proposing autonomous mail truck tech to the USPS

Ford proposing autonomous mail truck tech to the USPS

Ford is one of the finalists vying for a $6.3 billion contract to build the next generation U.S. Postal Service delivery ...
Former Postal Employee Sentenced For Misappropriation of Postal Funds

Former Postal Employee Sentenced For Misappropriation of Postal Funds

NEW ORLEANS –  United States Attorney Peter G. Strasser announced that JACQUELINE M. BATISTE a/k/a Jacqueline Batiste Francois, age 48, of ...
249 Post Offices, Stations, Branches on a Suspension / Discontinuance List for 2019

249 Post Offices, Stations, Branches on a Suspension / Discontinuance List for 2019

State and local presidents have been sent the latest Suspension List for 2019 that was released after Quarter 4 FY ...
USPS Baited Worker With Hostile Review, NLRB Says

USPS Baited Worker With Hostile Review, NLRB Says

Law360 (June 5, 2019, 4:36 PM EDT) — The U.S. Postal Service violated federal labor law by firing a worker ...
Mailman gets probation in sex assault

Mailman gets probation in sex assault

BRIDGEPORT, CT — Over the tearful objections of his victim, a local mailman, accused of sexually assaulting a woman on ...
Why Cleveland Wants to Bring Back Postal Banking

Why Cleveland Wants to Bring Back Postal Banking

In a press conference last week, a group of Cleveland-area elected officials and local labor leaders called on the U.S ...
Mail carrier injured in two-car crash in Billings, MT

Mail carrier injured in two-car crash in Billings, MT

BILLINGS – A postal carrier was injured in a two-vehicle accident in Billings Wednesday morning. The accident occurred at the ...
Postal Facts has new tidbits

Postal Facts has new tidbits

Are you reading Postal Facts? Earlier this year, USPS updated the popular website with even more impressive data about operations, stamps and ...
Two Men Wanted In South Side Post Office Robbery

Two Men Wanted In South Side Post Office Robbery

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Two men robbed a post office Wednesday in Canaryville on the South Side. They entered the Stockyard ...
Local officials offering $10K reward for information about suspected mail thief

Local officials offering $10K reward for information about suspected mail thief

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A Memphis man is suspected of stealing mail from a local apartment complex for the last several months, ...
USPS mail carrier pepper-sprays friendly dog in Watts, Los Angeles

USPS mail carrier pepper-sprays friendly dog in Watts, Los Angeles

ONLY ON FOX: The @USPS is apologizing after one of their mail carriers pepper sprayed a friendly dog that was ...
Ellsworth Kelly stamps dedicated

Ellsworth Kelly stamps dedicated

Ellsworth Kelly was hailed as a pioneer of abstraction at the dedication ceremony last week for the new stamps honoring ...
Anti-Privatization Resolution Gains Majority Support in Senate

Anti-Privatization Resolution Gains Majority Support in Senate

Members of the United States Senate have joined members of the House of Representatives in saying, "Don’t Sell Our Public ...