POSTAL NEWS

Postal Service temporarily suspends some delivery and retail operations during Inauguration

Postal Service temporarily suspends some delivery and retail operations during Inauguration

Postal customers in Washington, DC, will see some changes as the U.S. Postal Service complies with local authorities’ security preparations scheduled for the Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20, 2021 ...
USPS still battling perfect storm of mail volume

USPS still battling perfect storm of mail volume

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The record-shattering number of letters and packages the postal service has been trying to process is only ...
Judge denies government's summary judgment in post office harassment lawsuit

Judge denies government’s summary judgment in post office harassment lawsuit

A federal judge Tuesday denied an attempt by prosecutors to throw out a harassment lawsuit filed by a white letter ...
Hundreds of packages stolen from California post office

Hundreds of packages stolen from California post office

Hundreds of packages were stolen from the Aguanga post office just days before Christmas, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said ...
USPS OIG - Accenture Information Technology Contracts

USPS OIG – Accenture Information Technology Contracts

Objective Our objective was to assess contractual compliance and oversight of the Postal Service’s Accenture information technology (IT) contracts for ...
Oklahoma Woman Sentenced for Mail Theft by USPS Employee

Oklahoma Woman Sentenced for Mail Theft by USPS Employee

A woman was sentenced in federal court today after stealing cash and hydrocodone tablets from packages while working for the ...
Postmaster General Statement on Passage of COVID Relief Legislation

Postmaster General Statement on Passage of COVID Relief Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC — Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy issued the following statement today: “On behalf of the 644,000 men ...
USPS Loyalty Tiers Add Up to Additional Incentives for Small Businesses

USPS Loyalty Tiers Add Up to Additional Incentives for Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service recognizes the unique needs and challenges of business customers. Every dollar counts. In ...
NALC - President Rolando announces Ballot Committee

NALC – President Rolando announces Ballot Committee

NALC President Fredric Rolando has appointed a Ballot Committee to monitor and observe the dispatch, receipt, and tabulation of the ...
NALC - More recent letter carrier deaths from COVID-19

NALC – More recent letter carrier deaths from COVID-19

It is with deep sorrow that the NALC shares the loss of an additional six active letter carriers and one ...
Drone delivery one step closer to reality with new FAA rules

Drone delivery one step closer to reality with new FAA rules

Amazon, Google's parent Alphabet, and UPS all hope to one day deliver large amounts of goods by drone. New US ...
APWU - A Step Forward on Postal Service's COVID-Relief

APWU – A Step Forward on Postal Service’s COVID-Relief

On December 27, 2020, after months of political gridlock, the President signed into law another sweeping COVID relief bill, which ...
Your late package will be delivered soon

Your late package will be delivered soon

The holidays are always a busy season for delivery networks in the US, but this year stretched them to the ...
Postal chief needs to fix problems

Postal chief needs to fix problems

U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has a lot of explaining to do, as some in Washington are saying his removal ...
Shipping services continue to be overwhelmed by pandemic

Shipping services continue to be overwhelmed by pandemic

The tidal wave of packages this holiday season was simply too much. There were roughly three billion of them, which ...
USPS delivers Election Mail report

USPS delivers Election Mail report

The Postal Service released a post-election analysis outlining the steps it took to deliver a historic number of ballots and ...
Plainfield, CT Police Department responds to bomb threat at Moosup post office

Plainfield, CT Police Department responds to bomb threat at Moosup post office

Today at 9:45 a.m., Connecticut State Police Troop D barracks notified the Plainfield Police Department of a bomb threat at ...
Kentucky mail carrier threatened on Christmas Eve

Kentucky mail carrier threatened on Christmas Eve

A Wayne County man is facing multiple charges after being accused of threatening a mail carrier on Christmas Eve. Jamie ...
Seabrook, TX  Postal Worker and Seabrook Police Provide Bicycles to Area Youth

Seabrook, TX Postal Worker and Seabrook Police Provide Bicycles to Area Youth

SEABROOK — The Seabrook Police Department reported on their Facebook page a kind gesture of love by a local postal ...
USPS service impacts from the Nashville bombing

USPS service impacts from the Nashville bombing

Due to the bombing in Nashville on Dec. 25, customers may see impacts to retail operations at some Post Offices ...
Postal employee sentenced for selling post office tires on eBay

Postal employee sentenced for selling post office tires on eBay

OMAHA, Neb. — A former U.S. Postal Service employee was sentenced to probation, community service and ordered to pay nearly ...
APWU - Major Agreement Reached on Function 1 “Mail Processing” Staffing.

APWU – Major Agreement Reached on Function 1 “Mail Processing” Staffing.

Postal Management and the American Postal Workers Union signed a major Memorandum of Understanding to help address the chronic understaffing ...