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MAGA-Hat-Wearing White Ex-Postal Worker’s Reverse Bias Claim OK

MAGA-Hat-Wearing White Ex-Postal Worker’s Reverse Bias Claim OK

James Halbauer Jr., who also alleges his African American coworker was permitted to flout dress code regulations while White employees weren’t, raised plausible discrimination claims, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky said Monday ...
Oshkosh takes victory lap over Postal Service delivery truck contract

Oshkosh takes victory lap over Postal Service delivery truck contract

Oshkosh Truck Corp. (NYSE: OSK) can make 100% battery-electric delivery trucks for the U.S. Postal Service, undercutting an assertion by ...
'A Slap in the Face': Postal Union Slams DeJoy Plan to Close Mail Processing Facilities

‘A Slap in the Face’: Postal Union Slams DeJoy Plan to Close Mail Processing Facilities

The 200,000-member American Postal Workers Union reacted with outrage Tuesday to news that USPS management is moving ahead with a plan to ...
USPS Rolls Out Plans to Handle 2021 Peak Season Surge

USPS Rolls Out Plans to Handle 2021 Peak Season Surge

The U.S. Postal Service announced a number of measures aimed at addressing peak season surges later this year, after the USPS ...
U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet May 7

U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors to Meet May 7

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors will meet in open session on May 7, 2021, at 9:00 ...
APWU Opposes Management Plans to Reinstitute Plant Consolidations and Closures.

APWU Opposes Management Plans to Reinstitute Plant Consolidations and Closures.

On Tuesday April 27, 2021 postal management informed the APWU of management’s intent to pursue consolidations and operational mail moves ...
Thousands Of U.S. Post Offices Lose Money. Should Some Be Closed?

Thousands Of U.S. Post Offices Lose Money. Should Some Be Closed?

There are more than 30,000 post office branches across the United States. Most do make money, but thousands, mostly in ...
U.S. Post Office to brief lawmakers on its covert surveillance program

U.S. Post Office to brief lawmakers on its covert surveillance program

The head of the U.S. Post Office law enforcement division running a covert social media collection program is expected to ...
NPMHU - USPS Issues Notification of Implementation of Secondary Mail Moves for 18 Facilities

NPMHU – USPS Issues Notification of Implementation of Secondary Mail Moves for 18 Facilities

Memorandum to Local Unions re: Notification of Implementation of Secondary Mail Moves for 18 Facilities (pdf) The National Office has just ...
Almost all mail destroyed in mail truck fire in Port St. Lucie

Almost all mail destroyed in mail truck fire in Port St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBS12) — Some residents in Port St. Lucie might be experiencing a headache when it comes to ...
Former Supervisor at Fairfield Post Office Sentenced for Stealing Cash from Mail

Former Supervisor at Fairfield Post Office Sentenced for Stealing Cash from Mail

Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JESSICA GILES, 38, of West Haven, ...
Postal worker charged with assault, lying to police after fight caught on video in Flint

Postal worker charged with assault, lying to police after fight caught on video in Flint

A Michigan mail carrier has been charged with assault and battery and lying to police following a fight with two ...
Postal worker in ICU after driver loses control on Hwy 47, crashes head on into mail truck

Postal worker in ICU after driver loses control on Hwy 47, crashes head on into mail truck

PARK HILLS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- A Missouri postal worker was hospitalized after a crash on Highway 47 Saturday the resulted ...
How to Save the Post Office, Maybe

How to Save the Post Office, Maybe

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has some good ideas, but Congress is the biggest obstacle to more significant reform. Democrats are ...
USPS Begins New Round of Facility Closures While Also Procuring Dozens More

USPS Begins New Round of Facility Closures While Also Procuring Dozens More

The U.S. Postal Service will consolidate 18 of its mail processing plants, coupling that announcement on Tuesday with plans to ...
USPS working to meet customers’ evolving needs with infrastructure investments

USPS working to meet customers’ evolving needs with infrastructure investments

The Postal Service has announced key network infrastructure investments to meet the evolving mailing and shipping needs of the American ...
PRC Releases Analysis of Postal Service Finances in FY 2020

PRC Releases Analysis of Postal Service Finances in FY 2020

Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) today released its Financial Analysis, an examination of the U.S. Postal Service’s (Postal Service) ...
APWU Prevails on Management Court Challenge to Victorious Arbitration Award on Union Leave for Political Activity.

APWU Prevails on Management Court Challenge to Victorious Arbitration Award on Union Leave for Political Activity.

In August of 2018, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg struck down the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of changes to ELM Section 510 ...
USPS has a supply of cooling neck gaiters for employees

USPS has a supply of cooling neck gaiters for employees

The Postal Service has cooling neck gaiters for employees to wear during warm weather. Gaiters are circular pieces of fabric ...
NPMHU - USPS Challenge to National Arbitration Decision on Hatch Act and LWOP is Dismissed

NPMHU – USPS Challenge to National Arbitration Decision on Hatch Act and LWOP is Dismissed

Back in August 2018, we circulated a copy of the National Arbitration Award issued by Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg on August ...
Suspect Arrested in Brutal Stabbing and Robbery of Asian Postal Worker in SF

Suspect Arrested in Brutal Stabbing and Robbery of Asian Postal Worker in SF

Clarence Sims, 28, is accused of robbing and stabbing Chiling Lee, 53, on Exeter Street at around 10:30 p.m. on ...
Erie postmaster files lawsuit against mail carrier, Project Veritas over ballot fraud claims

Erie postmaster files lawsuit against mail carrier, Project Veritas over ballot fraud claims

On Nov. 6, Robert Weisenbach arrived at his home to find an unknown man "yelling belligerently" at him. The man held a ...