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 ...
USPS links up with Spotify to share letter carrier stories within podcasts

USPS links up with Spotify to share letter carrier stories within podcasts

The US Postal Service (USPS) has teamed up with Spotify to use podcasts to share the stories of its postal ...
Postal union leaders: Pandemic-driven mail decline emphasizes need for USPS aid

Postal union leaders: Pandemic-driven mail decline emphasizes need for USPS aid

The USPS needs the money because the pandemic hit it hard in fiscal 2020, which ended Sept. 30, its year-end ...
U.S. Postal Service Announces Leadership Promotions and Structural Modifications

U.S. Postal Service Announces Leadership Promotions and Structural Modifications

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service today made several leadership announcements, including the retirement of a top executive, the ...
Crist Urges Postmaster DeJoy To Address New Safety Issues For Postal Workers

Crist Urges Postmaster DeJoy To Address New Safety Issues For Postal Workers

St. Petersburg, FL –  U.S. Representative Charlie Crist (D-FL) sent a letter to Postmaster Louis DeJoy asking for the United ...
Suspect wanted after mail carrier robbed in South Memphis

Suspect wanted after mail carrier robbed in South Memphis

Federal investigators are looking for the man who robbed a postal worker on Nov. 23. The USPS Inspection Service says ...
USPS issues labor update - NALC and USPS reach tentative agreement on contract

USPS issues labor update – NALC and USPS reach tentative agreement on contract

The Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) have reached a tentative agreement on a 44-month contract ...
NALC, USPS reach tentative National Agreement

NALC, USPS reach tentative National Agreement

Statement from President Rolando: “Today I am pleased to announce that NALC and the U.S. Postal Service have reached a ...
USPS releases holiday shipping deadlines

USPS releases holiday shipping deadlines

WASHINGTON, DC — Even under normal circumstances not everyone can get together for in-person celebrations. But this year has been ...
The year in finances - USPS CFO Corbett delivers update in new video

The year in finances – USPS CFO Corbett delivers update in new video

Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett discusses the Postal Service’s year-end financial report in his latest “Dollars and Change” video. USPS ...
2020 Open Season video

2020 Open Season video

A newly updated video reminds Postal Service employees of the importance of the open season benefits enrollment period. The two-minute ...
Postal-Union Leader: Value of USPS Obvious From Record Ballot Totals

Postal-Union Leader: Value of USPS Obvious From Record Ballot Totals

While political pundits debate whether the unprecedented participation of 150 million Americans in this year's presidential election signified enthusiasm for ...
USPS peak preview - Season’s busiest period begins Dec. 14

USPS peak preview – Season’s busiest period begins Dec. 14

The Postal Service expects holiday customer traffic to increase beginning Dec. 7, with the season’s busiest period for mailing, shipping ...
Both USPS Management, Employees Fell Short in Pandemic Response, Says IG

Both USPS Management, Employees Fell Short in Pandemic Response, Says IG

Actions the Postal Service took at the outset of the pandemic “likely saved lives and certainly increased employee safety,” but ...
Small Package Explodes at Venice Post Office

Small Package Explodes at Venice Post Office

A small package exploded at a Venice USPS facility over the weekend. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD), ...
Krispy Kreme is thanking delivery drivers with a free dozen donuts

Krispy Kreme is thanking delivery drivers with a free dozen donuts

As we enter into the Holiday season, we would like to acknowledge all that parcel and package delivery drivers have ...
Mail Carrier’s Heavy-Lifting Limit Undercut Disability Bias Suit

Mail Carrier’s Heavy-Lifting Limit Undercut Disability Bias Suit

Not entitled to temporarily just perform collections Making deliveries was also ‘essential’ function of job A mail carrier with a ...
Postal Service’s limit on business trips continues

Postal Service’s limit on business trips continues

The Postal Service’s policy limiting business travel during the coronavirus pandemic has been extended until at least Jan. 19, 2021 ...
Southern Area VP changes announced

Southern Area VP changes announced

Timothy Costello has been named Southern Area’s retail and delivery operations vice president, succeeding Shaun Mossman, who plans to retire ...
The Postal Service’s training and conference properties are working to recoup lost revenue by serving Thanksgiving dinners

The Postal Service’s training and conference properties are working to recoup lost revenue by serving Thanksgiving dinners

The Postal Service’s training and conference properties in Maryland and Oklahoma are working to recoup lost revenue as result of ...
Postal Service Likely To Play Big Role In Georgia’s January Runoff

Postal Service Likely To Play Big Role In Georgia’s January Runoff

Absentee ballots for the Jan. 5 Senate runoff elections in Georgia will start going out soon. With COVID-19 cases on ...
Mail carrier killed in single-vehicle accident

Mail carrier killed in single-vehicle accident

A U.S. Postal Service mail carrier was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday afternoon on Herndon-Oak Grove Road. Christian County ...