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How the Biden administration can save the Postal Service

How the Biden administration can save the Postal Service

In November, on the day that networks called the election for Joe Biden, cheering crowds stopped mail trucks in the streets of New York City to thank postal workers for delivering more than 135 million mail-in ballots on time during a pandemic ...
Playwright August Wilson Takes Center Stage on U.S. Postal Service Commemorative Forever Stamp

Playwright August Wilson Takes Center Stage on U.S. Postal Service Commemorative Forever Stamp

What: The U.S. Postal Service will honor August Wilson with a commemorative Forever stamp in the Black Heritage series. News ...
If it’s non-postal, attending a virtual event could be a no-no

If it’s non-postal, attending a virtual event could be a no-no

The USPS Ethics Office is providing guidance for Postal Service employees on participating in virtual events held by other organizations ...
A Cape Cod Post Office Has Been Deemed a COVID-19 Cluster

A Cape Cod Post Office Has Been Deemed a COVID-19 Cluster

A post office in North Chatham, Massachusetts is being called a COVID-19 cluster after four employees have tested positive for ...
Why we all need to care about the Postal Board of Governors

Why we all need to care about the Postal Board of Governors

What is the Postal Board of Governors and what does it do? The Postal Service has a Board of Governors ...
Newspapers challenge removal of rate cap established by Congress

Newspapers challenge removal of rate cap established by Congress

Today, the News Media Alliance and the National Newspaper Association – representing thousands of local newspapers across the United States ...
Lunar New Year Stamp Called Out for Being ‘Culturally Inappropriate’

Lunar New Year Stamp Called Out for Being ‘Culturally Inappropriate’

A new stamp from the U.S. Postal Service featuring the Year of the Ox has come under fire for being ...
USPS biometrics program leans on its biggest asset: A post office in every neighborhood

USPS biometrics program leans on its biggest asset: A post office in every neighborhood

The Postal Service is planning to expand its fingerprinting services to 4,000 facilities before the end of 2021 — a ...
APWU - Questions & Answers for the MOU, Re: Additional Function 1 Staffing

APWU – Questions & Answers for the MOU, Re: Additional Function 1 Staffing

Below, we reproduce the Q&A document signed by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and USPS Vice President, Labor Relations, Katherine Attridge ...
In the shadow of the frontline: USPS worker Yesenia Santiago survived COVID then lost her home in a fire

In the shadow of the frontline: USPS worker Yesenia Santiago survived COVID then lost her home in a fire

Yesenia Santiago, a United States Postal Service city carrier assistant has endured more than most after not only contracting COVID-19 ...
NALC list more recent letter carrier deaths from COVID-19

NALC list more recent letter carrier deaths from COVID-19

Sadly, the NALC has been informed of two active and three retired letter carrier deaths due to COVID-19. Benedicto Fajardo ...
NPMHU and USPS Release MOU Re: Additional Mail Handler Staffing Q & A

NPMHU and USPS Release MOU Re: Additional Mail Handler Staffing Q & A

Memorandum of Understanding Re: Additional Mail Handler Staffing Q & As (PDF) With the recent Memorandum of Understanding Re: Additional ...
Newspaper Groups Join Lawsuit To Stop Postage Hikes

Newspaper Groups Join Lawsuit To Stop Postage Hikes

Two newspaper trade groups today joined a lawsuit that seeks to prevent a potentially crippling increase in postage rates for ...
Mail truck fire - Bloomington, IL

Mail truck fire – Bloomington, IL

This was in Bloomington. Driver is ok. These things are always breaking down, catching fire ...
When a USPS Text is not a USPS Text

When a USPS Text is not a USPS Text

It’s an all-too familiar cycle. New types of communication channels bring new types of deception. Telemarketing brought robocall scams, the ...
NH Letter Carrier Who ‘Chugged' Glass of Wine Amid Capitol Riot Says He Has No Regrets

NH Letter Carrier Who ‘Chugged’ Glass of Wine Amid Capitol Riot Says He Has No Regrets

On Thursday, Riddle resigned from his position as a mail carrier at the U.S. Postal Service and announced that he’s ...
PMG, union leader congratulate letter carriers on the Customer Connect program

PMG, union leader congratulate letter carriers on the Customer Connect program

In a special video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and National Association of Letter Carriers President Frederic Rolando celebrate the ...
Philadelphia Postal Workers Union President Blames Hiring Freeze, No Allotted Overtime For USPS Delivery Delays

Philadelphia Postal Workers Union President Blames Hiring Freeze, No Allotted Overtime For USPS Delivery Delays

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s been two weeks since Christmas and yet some are still waiting on Santa to deliver their ...
USPS policies for shipping hemp-based products

USPS policies for shipping hemp-based products

The Postal Service is reminding employees that customers are permitted to send certain hemp-based products in the mail when in ...
Elk Grove Village man charged with attempted murder of mail carrier

Elk Grove Village man charged with attempted murder of mail carrier

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. -- An Elk Grove Village man has been charged with trying to kill a U.S. Postal ...
Amazon, Walmart Tell Consumers to Skip Returns of Unwanted Items

Amazon, Walmart Tell Consumers to Skip Returns of Unwanted Items

Amazon and Walmart and other companies are using artificial intelligence to decide whether it makes economic sense to process a ...
Amazon Pantry Shuts Down

Amazon Pantry Shuts Down

Amazon has officially shut down its single large box service known as Pantry (also referred to as Prime Pantry) and ...