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Former Louisiana Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Mail Theft

Former Louisiana Postal Employee Pleads Guilty to Mail Theft

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – United States Attorney Duane A. Evans, announced that HAROLD SAINTES, JR. age 52, of Franklin, Louisiana pled guilty as ...
Durbin Talks Postal Reform With Illinois Members Of The United Postmasters And Managers Of America

Durbin Talks Postal Reform With Illinois Members Of The United Postmasters And Managers Of America

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) today met virtually with Illinois members of the United Postmasters and ...
USPS Announces Shipping Dates for Holiday Military Mail

USPS Announces Shipping Dates for Holiday Military Mail

WASHINGTON, DC — Making sure those serving in the nation’s armed forces and diplomatic service receive their presents and care ...
NLRB’s General Counsel Signals Possible Expansion of ‘Weingarten’ Rights

NLRB’s General Counsel Signals Possible Expansion of ‘Weingarten’ Rights

On Aug. 12, 2021, newly appointed National Labor Relations Board (the Board) General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo issued Memorandum GC 21-04 ...
Detroit posthumously honors Aretha Franklin with post office naming

Detroit posthumously honors Aretha Franklin with post office naming

DETROIT -- Aretha Franklin was given a bit of posthumous R-E-S-P-E-C-T on Monday when a post office in her hometown ...
The Postal Service’s tiny check-cashing test sparks a big reaction

The Postal Service’s tiny check-cashing test sparks a big reaction

It’s a far cry from the postal banking system that progressives favor and bankers dislike, but the U.S. Postal Service’s ...
5 Lessons Learned as the CISO for the U.S. Postal Service

5 Lessons Learned as the CISO for the U.S. Postal Service

While serving as the chief information security officer for the U.S. Postal Service from 2015 through March of this year, ...
New postage stamp could honor civil rights icon John Lewis

New postage stamp could honor civil rights icon John Lewis

U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff wants to honor his mentor with a new postal stamp. The Democrat sent a letter to ...
Postal Service changes heading into holiday season include faster sorting, more employees, and higher postage rates

Postal Service changes heading into holiday season include faster sorting, more employees, and higher postage rates

The U.S. Postal Service is running pretty smoothly compared to where things were this time a year ago. In the ...
Banks criticize USPS experiment with banking services

Banks criticize USPS experiment with banking services

Banking groups are bucking the notion of the U.S. Postal Service getting involved in banking after the USPS rolled out ...
USPS hosting a Health plans webinar on Oct. 6

USPS hosting a Health plans webinar on Oct. 6

Postal Service employees can participate in an upcoming webinar to learn about different health plan options within the Federal Employees ...
USPS adds notifications to Informed Visibility

USPS adds notifications to Informed Visibility

Informed Visibility has added a new feature that allows employees using USPS-issued mobile devices to receive alerts. The Informed Visibility ...
US Postal Service carrier's truck stolen while delivering mail in Northwest DC

US Postal Service carrier’s truck stolen while delivering mail in Northwest DC

WASHINGTON D.C. (7News) — Police in the District are searching for a suspect who stole a U.S. Postal Service delivery truck ...
USPS has extended the Special Exempt pay for Exempt Postmasters that was originally approved on May 20, 2020

USPS has extended the Special Exempt pay for Exempt Postmasters that was originally approved on May 20, 2020

Below is the letter from Doug Tulino extending the special exempt pay due to having to work as a result ...
Postal Service Launches Banking Pilot With Hopes to Expand in Early 2022

Postal Service Launches Banking Pilot With Hopes to Expand in Early 2022

The U.S. Postal Service has launched a pilot program to offer customers financial services, an unexpected first step toward realizing ...
Yes, you can legally buy unclaimed Amazon and USPS packages. Here's how

Yes, you can legally buy unclaimed Amazon and USPS packages. Here’s how

If a Postal Service package hasn't been claimed within 90 days, it'll likely be auctioned off on GovDeals, a company the ...
Don't Abandon First-Class Postal Service

Don’t Abandon First-Class Postal Service

Starting with Benjamin Franklin, one postmaster general after another endeavored to speed up the U.S. Mail. In this ongoing quest to move ...
OPM announces 2022 FEHB premiums

OPM announces 2022 FEHB premiums

Notice for USPS employees: In 2022, the employer contribution rate for FEHB plans is the same across all Postal labor ...
APWU - Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions until Dec. 31

APWU – Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions until Dec. 31

President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs late last night (September 30), through December 31, 2021. The liberal leave ...
GAO - Better Use of Climate Data Could Enhance the Climate Resilience of Postal Facilities

GAO – Better Use of Climate Data Could Enhance the Climate Resilience of Postal Facilities

GAO's analysis of the United States Postal Service's (USPS) data found that about 1,065 USPS facilities—about 3 percent of USPS's ...
NALC - Several COVID-19 related MOUs extended through December

NALC – Several COVID-19 related MOUs extended through December

By joint agreement (M-01966), several COVID-19 related memorandums of understanding have been further extended through December 31, 2021. These memoranda ...