POSTAL NEWS

Fall back on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2 a.m

Fall back on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 2 a.m

In areas where the change is observed, people will “fall back” and set their manual clocks back one hour at bedtime Oct. 31 ...
Key swing states vulnerable to USPS slowdowns as millions vote by mail, data shows

Key swing states vulnerable to USPS slowdowns as millions vote by mail, data shows

Battlegrounds that may decide the presidency have some of the nation’s most erratic mail service, which has particular implications for ...
2020 U.S. Postal Service Election Mail Fact Sheet

2020 U.S. Postal Service Election Mail Fact Sheet

With a record number of people across the country voting early, the U.S. Postal Service is actively working to ensure ...
The Postal Inspection Service warns about new scam

The Postal Inspection Service warns about new scam

The Postal Inspection Service wants to raise awareness of “brushing scams,” which occur when consumers receive unsolicited items from a ...
Former postal employee pleads guilty to role in marijuana conspiracy

Former postal employee pleads guilty to role in marijuana conspiracy

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced today that a former postal employee who participated in a ...
Cellphone videos show overflowing mailboxes in parts of DC and Montgomery County

Cellphone videos show overflowing mailboxes in parts of DC and Montgomery County

BETHESDA, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - Concerns about the mail have been high for many months now since reports that ...
USPS OIG - Operational Changes to Mail Delivery by PMG DeJoy

USPS OIG – Operational Changes to Mail Delivery by PMG DeJoy

Objective This report responds to an August 7, 2020, congressional request regarding concerns that Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s modifications to ...
Long before post offices became political flash points, this artist was photographing them

Long before post offices became political flash points, this artist was photographing them

Over the past decade, the artist Mary Welcome has zealously photographed about 1,170 U.S. post offices. Most of her subjects ...
NJ Congressmen blocked from inspecting postal facility ahead of vote-by-mail election

NJ Congressmen blocked from inspecting postal facility ahead of vote-by-mail election

Rep. Pascrell, who represents New Jersey’s 9th Congressional District, including Secaucus and Kearny, has been critical of changes made to ...
Legislation to Repurpose Decommissioned USPS Mailboxes as Ballot Drop Boxes Advances

Legislation to Repurpose Decommissioned USPS Mailboxes as Ballot Drop Boxes Advances

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator James Beach, Chair of the Senate Government, Wagering, Tourism, and Historic Preservation Committee, that ...
U.S. Postal carrier charged with stealing Miami-Dade mail-in ballot, debit cards

U.S. Postal carrier charged with stealing Miami-Dade mail-in ballot, debit cards

A U.S. Postal Service carrier has been arrested on charges of stealing one Miami-Dade County mail-in ballot that was sent ...
PMG addresses postal employees in new video

PMG addresses postal employees in new video

USPS has released Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s latest video update for employees. Among the topics addressed: preparations for the holiday ...
USPS warns employees not to show prerecorded movies at facilities

USPS warns employees not to show prerecorded movies at facilities

The Postal Service wants employees to know that they are prohibited from showing prerecorded films or movie clips at USPS ...
The Postal Service is Under Attack. Our Research Shows Who This Hurts Most

The Postal Service is Under Attack. Our Research Shows Who This Hurts Most

With just weeks until the 2020 election, the USPS is racing to prepare for a historic surge in mail-in voting ...
Man to face federal charges for arson at Bishopville Post Office in 2020 and 2017

Man to face federal charges for arson at Bishopville Post Office in 2020 and 2017

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (WIS) - Police say they have arrested the man responsible for setting fire to the Bishopville Post Office ...
Holiday Crunch Starts Early With More Packages Than Means to Deliver Them

Holiday Crunch Starts Early With More Packages Than Means to Deliver Them

FedEx, UPS and smaller carriers turn away customers as they brace for surge of online orders One holiday item is ...
Postal workers are filing 500 OSHA safety complaints each day

Postal workers are filing 500 OSHA safety complaints each day

It’s only two weeks until Election Day in the US. Many deadlines for requesting absentee ballots are approaching, and voters ...
OPM Announces 2021 Health, Dental, and Vision Program Premiums

OPM Announces 2021 Health, Dental, and Vision Program Premiums

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced today that for plan year 2021, the average total ...
Postal worker investigated for alleged Facebook comment

Postal worker investigated for alleged Facebook comment

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - A local postal worker is under investigation for a comment he allegedly made on Facebook about election ...
Police chase of stolen USPS truck ends with an arrest

Police chase of stolen USPS truck ends with an arrest

WASHINGTON — A police chase ensued in Petworth Friday evening after a USPS mail truck was reported stolen. DC Police ...
USPS integrates Click-N-Ship, Label Broker

USPS integrates Click-N-Ship, Label Broker

The Postal Service has integrated Click-N-Ship with Label Broker, aiming to improve customer service and the organization’s position in the ...
Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention Week begins

Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention Week begins

The Postal Service is launching a national campaign to raise employee awareness of job-related injuries caused by slips, trips and ...