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USPS “no backing” policy impacting rural Glasgow residents

In June, the USPS reinforced a 'no backing policy' that their drivers would not drop off packages to people's homes they could not properly turn ...
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Marshfield police investigating gas thefts from post office trucks

MARSHFIELD, Wis. (WAOW) - There are reports in Marshfield that someone might be stealing gas right out of post office trucks. The mail trucks are ...
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Injured postal worker convinces judge to give shooter lighter sentence

SAN ANTONIO – A man accused of shooting a postal worker is sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. It’s surprising Bradley A’Hearn didn’t get ...
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Gunfire hits man in hand, shatters windows of U.S. mail truck in downtown St. Louis

ST. LOUIS • Gunfire in downtown St. Louis on Thursday morning hit a man in the hand and shattered windows of a U.S. postal truck. The postal ...
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USPS considering changes to better protect mail from leaks and spills

The Postal Service is considering rule changes to better protect mail from leaks and spills stemming from rising package volumes. There were 549 reported incidents ...
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Letter carrier threatened, punch thrown at her on mail route in Dayton

DAYTON — A letter carrier was harassed and threatened while delivering mail Monday afternoon, according to a Dayton police report. Police were dispatched at 3:35 p.m. to ...
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Woman alleges age was a factor in termination from USPS position

LOS ANGELES – A Korean resident of California alleges she was wrongfully terminated from her job of more than 25 years from the post office ...
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Keeping FMLA Usage Confidential Pays Off

An employee's retaliation claim under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) failed because he was unable to prove that the managers who decided to ...
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U.S. Postal Service Honors John Lennon with New Commemorative Forever Stamp

What: John Lennon Forever stamp dedication ceremony, officiated by Postmaster General and CEO Megan J. Brennan When: Friday, Sept. 7, 11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time ...
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2 windows blown out by gunfire at post office in Pontiac

PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) - The Oakland County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of shots fired on West Huron Street Monday evening. When deputies arrived at ...
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The list: 5 Scooby-Doo tidbits you didn’t know

The Postal Service will release its Scooby-Doo! stamp Saturday, July 14. To mark the occasion, here are five Scooby Snack-sized factoids. 1. Scooby-Doo has been around longer ...
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Federal Court Dismisses Spokane Postal Service Employee’s Discrimination Case

Spokane– Joseph H. Harrington, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that United States District Judge Salvador Mendoza, Jr. dismissed a discrimination ...
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U.S. Postal Service worker found dead in Woodland Hills, CA amid Friday’s record-breaking heat

A longtime U.S. postal carrier was found dead in her mail truck in Woodland Hills on Friday afternoon amid blistering summer temperatures, authorities confirmed Monday. ...
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The Massive Fight over Sunday Mail

A new union contract at UPS may allow the company to start delivering packages on Sundays, something Federal Express and the US Postal Service already ...
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Faster delivery of everything is next big thing

NEW YORK - Waiting is so yesterday. Shoppers increasingly want their orders to arrive at their doorsteps as soon as they click a button, whether ...
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There’s a Strange Detail In That USPS Lawsuit Will Leave You Wondering: Why Isn’t USPS a Total Gold Mine?

So, the lawsuit. Instead of using the real Statue of Liberty, the postal service accidentally used an image of the replica of the statue at ...
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Rejecting Agency’s Offer, Postal Supervisors Fight for a Bigger Pay Raise

A major U.S. Postal Service group is challenging the pay raises offered by the agency, appealing to a third party to offer more significant salary ...
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USPS OIG: Retail Facility Conditions Revisited

The U.S. Postal Service has more work to do to improve retail facility conditions and to fix potential safety and security problems. That’s the gist ...
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UPMA – Update on FY2018/2019 Pay Package

As you are aware, the FY2018 through 2019 pay package dated June 28, 2018, was sent out to the Field last week.  On June 29, ...
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PRC approves new USPS internal service performance measurement system

The Postal Regulatory Commission has approved the Postal Service’s new internal Service Performance Measurement (SPM) system for market dominant products. (SPM is.)  The new system ...
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