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Coronavirus shuts down mail service for some Greenwich Village residents

Neither snow nor rain, sure — but even the US Postal Service is having trouble persevering when it comes to the coronavirus. Some Manhattan residents ...
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Postal Workers Are Stressed And On The Front Lines Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

As millions of Americans are told to stay home to protect themselves and stem the spread of coronavirus, postal workers nationwide are still going to ...
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NPMHU President Paul Hogrogian Issues Statement on $2 Trillion Stimulus Bill

President Trump’s and Congress’ Message to the Postal Service: “DROP DEAD” By Paul V. Hogrogian (PDF) Congress has passed a historic bi-partisan $2 Trillion stimulus ...
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USPS modifies procedures for carriers

The Postal Service has modified procedures for letter carriers to help them practice social distancing while delivering mail and packages. For example, carriers should avoid ...
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Statement by NALC President Fredric Rolando: The Postal Service is vital in this crisis

At the height of the 2008-2009 recession, more than 800,000 Americans per month lost their jobs. Last week alone more than three million did so. ...
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About 2,000 U.S. postal workers nationwide are in quarantine over coronavirus concerns, union says

Around 2,000 United States Postal Service employees nationwide are in quarantine over concerns that they may have been exposed to coronavirus, and more than 60 ...
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Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive Postponed

The 28th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, scheduled for May 9, 2020, has been postponed. The NALC, as well as our national ...
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Congressman says Trump directly involved in removing stimulus funds for Postal Service

WASHINGTON — Mail volume has dropped dramatically since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA). Letter carriers are still going ...
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Postal Workers Say Letter Carriers Are Calling Out Sick

Some residents around the city say that since the coronavirus crisis began, their mail is sometimes late or it does not come at all. Postal ...
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Downtown Santa Fe post office closed after worker contracts coronavirus

U.S. Postal Service officials confirmed Friday a worker at Santa Fe’s downtown post office on South Federal Place has tested positive for the new coronavirus, ...
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Board of Governors; Sunshine Act Meeting

TIME AND DATE: March 21, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Washington, DC. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Administrative Issues. 2. Strategic Issues. On ...
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The Postal Service Is Breaking Down

Covid-19 has already begun to take its toll on the overextended USPS workforce. As the coronavirus spreads throughout the United States, the Postal Service has ...
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USPS seeks to hire retired employees, temporary workers as coronavirus takes toll on workforce

Aside from the agency’s worsening financial picture, the pandemic has taken a toll on its workforce: USPS says 111 of its employees have tested positive ...
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While the US Postal Service fights for its life financially, 2,000 of its workers are in quarantine and dozens have tested positive for the coronavirus

The US Postal Service is in crisis, with lawmakers warning that plunging mail volumes could shut it down by June without "urgent" financial help — ...
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Postal worker shot, wounded while delivering mail in Brighton Park

A postal worker was among two people shot Friday afternoon in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side. The 47-year-old USPS employee was delivering mail about ...
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DOL Sues Postal Service Over Firing of Injured Whistleblower

The U.S. Postal Service unlawfully threatened to terminate, and ultimately fired, a worker who reported an on-the-job injury, the Labor Department said in a federal ...
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The coronavirus relief bill lets the US Post Office take a page from Amazon’s delivery playbook

The Post Office could implement Amazon-like delivery points under the coronavirus relief bill approved by the Senate late Wednesday. As part of the $2 trillion ...
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New Jersey lawmakers call for more protections for postal workers during pandemic

New Jersey lawmakers are calling for more protections for United States postal works after at least 40 of them have tested positive for COVID-19. One ...
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Congress, Not Coronavirus, Deserves Blame for Postal Service Woes

A $10 billion loan to the United States Postal Service was included in the third coronavirus relief bill, which passed the Senate late Wednesday night. ...
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USPS essential provider proof letter

Essential provider letter for postal employees to carry with them in case they are stopped by law enforcement during a COVID -19 lock down. Download ...
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