POSTAL NEWS

Postal unions react to committee passage of postal bills

Postal unions react to committee passage of postal bills

The Committee on Oversight and Reform passed two USPS reform bills — the Postal Service Reform Act and the Postal Service Improvement Act — aimed at modernizing mail delivery operations and removing financial stressors on the agency.. Postal unions react to the bills ...
Effective Pay Period 03-2019, USPS payroll checks will reflect changes in the withholding of federal taxes

Effective Pay Period 03-2019, USPS payroll checks will reflect changes in the withholding of federal taxes

Effective Pay Period 03-2019, payroll checks will reflect changes in the withholding of federal taxes. All information in this article ...
APWU President Mark Dimondstein: The Ostrich Syndrome

APWU President Mark Dimondstein: The Ostrich Syndrome

“Bury your head in the sand” is a common saying based on the myth that when an ostrich senses danger, ...
USPS Northeast Area Vice President Edward F. Phelan Jr. to retire Feb. 3

USPS Northeast Area Vice President Edward F. Phelan Jr. to retire Feb. 3

Northeast Area Vice President Edward F. Phelan Jr. will retire Feb. 3 after 39 years with USPS. Postmaster General Megan ...
Postal Service Leadership Changes

Postal Service Leadership Changes

Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer, Megan J. Brennan, has announced the following leadership changes: Isaac Cronkhite has been named ...
Federal Agents Searched Former Home of Portland Postal Worker

Federal Agents Searched Former Home of Portland Postal Worker

On Saturday, January 12th, agents from the United States Postal Service conducted a search of the former home of a ...
Connolly, McKinley introduce postal employees appeal rights bill for mid-level U.S. Postal Service Management

Connolly, McKinley introduce postal employees appeal rights bill for mid-level U.S. Postal Service Management

Reps. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and David McKinley (R-WV) reintroduced H.R. 597, the Postal Employees Appeal Rights Amendments Act, to expand ...
You’re complaining about a nickel increase in cost of stamp? Think about what it does

You’re complaining about a nickel increase in cost of stamp? Think about what it does

Forever stamps last forever, regardless of when you bought them or how much you paid. Buying a sheet of 20 stamps ...
New Directions Behavioral Health wins EAP contract for United States Postal Service

New Directions Behavioral Health wins EAP contract for United States Postal Service

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- New Directions Behavioral Health today announced it has been awarded the contract to provide its ...
Residents Take On Postal Service Over Parking Spots

Residents Take On Postal Service Over Parking Spots

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An ongoing battle between some residents in Brooklyn and their local post office has intensified and crossed over into ...
Attorney: Postal Worker Was Shot In ‘Self Defense’

Attorney: Postal Worker Was Shot In ‘Self Defense’

Attorney Ralph Meczyk said his client, 25-year-old Cameron Ruebusch, of 299 Brantwood Ave., Elk Grove Village, shot 36-year-old postal worker ...
Year of the Boar - Lunar New Year stamp arrives Jan. 17

Year of the Boar – Lunar New Year stamp arrives Jan. 17

USPS will release its Year of the Boar stamp, the 12th and final entry in the Celebrating Lunar New Year ...
Video: U.S. Postal Inspection Service FY2018 Year in Review

Video: U.S. Postal Inspection Service FY2018 Year in Review

What a year it was...package devices, natural disasters, scams, and more. Here's how the U.S. Postal Inspection Service kept the ...
Martin Luther King Jr. Day -  Federal holiday to be observed Jan. 21

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Federal holiday to be observed Jan. 21

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday that commemorates the civil rights leader’s birthday, will be observed Monday, Jan ...
USPS cancels Bypass Mail pilot project at last moment

USPS cancels Bypass Mail pilot project at last moment

A pilot program aimed at finding cheaper ways to deliver goods and mail to North Slope communities has been scrapped ...
Adapting Postal Facilities to Support Community Resilience

Adapting Postal Facilities to Support Community Resilience

Last month the USPS Office of Inspector General issued a report about excess space at postal facilities.  Having identified nearly 400 properties with ...
Rockland fire chief says postal supervisor told him he has no authority to inspect post office

Rockland fire chief says postal supervisor told him he has no authority to inspect post office

ROCKLAND — Rockland's fire chief said he is both baffled and concerned by the insistence of the U.S. Postal Service that ...
Postal Report Pitches Eliminating Nonprofit Price Caps

Postal Report Pitches Eliminating Nonprofit Price Caps

A presidential task force has recommended doing away with price caps on mail products, among a number of suggestions included ...
Postal workers in U.S. protest in solidarity with Canada Post counterparts

Postal workers in U.S. protest in solidarity with Canada Post counterparts

About 50 members of the American Postal Workers Union and the National Association of Letter Carriers gathered on Pennsylvania Avenue ...
DeKalb mail carrier’s detective work helps police nab ID fraud suspect

DeKalb mail carrier’s detective work helps police nab ID fraud suspect

The city of Dunwoody honored mail carrier Kevin Addison (center) after he aided police in catching an identify fraud suspect. Photo: The ...
Mail carrier robbed in Virginia Beach

Mail carrier robbed in Virginia Beach

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - Someone robbed a mail carrier on Monday afternoon and got away with mail, according to police ...
Maryland Postal truck fire

Maryland Postal truck fire

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