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Support lacking for U.S. plan to self-declare parcel rates

A spokesman for the Universal Postal Union (UPU) confirmed that only about 15 percent of the forum’s 192 members support a Trump Administration plan allowing ...
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U.S. Bank’s failure to pay $50 P.O. box rental fee puts homeowners at risk

USB pays CEO $20 million-plus, stiffs postal service for $50 making it impossible for borrowers to obtain critical information about their home loans. CLEVELAND, OHIO, ...
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Trump Proposes Cutting Postal Employees’ Pay, Benefits in $100B Savings Package

President Trump has once again proposed a slew of changes to the operations of the U.S. Postal Service and its employees’ benefits, with the White ...
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California driving – USPS tests electric delivery vans

The Postal Service is testing delivery vehicles in California that produce no emissions, part of a statewide program to cut pollution and strengthen the environment. ...
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USPS OIG: What’s Driving Postal Transportation Costs?

One small upside to losing 26 percent of mail volume and relaxing delivery service standards over the past decade is that the U.S. Postal Service ...
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Overview of Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs hearing on Postal Reform

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing on Tuesday, March 12 to address “A Path to Sustainability: Recommendations from the ...
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Woman looks for answers after U.S. Postal Service loses her husband’s cremated remains

BAYTOWN - A Baytown woman says she's waited about a month for the U.S. Postal Service to deliver her deceased husband's ashes. Carol Nash said she had her husband cremated ...
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3 sickened after strong odor reported at San Jose post office

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) -- Three employees were inside the post office at Market and West Saint John Streets separating packages for about an hour ...
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Hearing date set for Colchester,CT man accused in mail carrier stabbing

A Colchester man accused of fatally stabbing Norwich mail carrier and artist Jo-Jo Kolodnicki Jr. will have a probable cause hearing, sometimes referred to as ...
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USPS OIG: How Effective is the Postal Service in Reducing Non-career Employee Turnover?

The Postal Service hires non-career employees and temporary employees to supplement its regular workforce to help reduce staffing costs. The non-career employees earn lower wages ...
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Madisonville, KY man with Shotgun threatens U.S. Postal Worker

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/16/19) — Routine mail delivery apparently caused a resident to be up in arms today. A man accused of threatening a U.S. Postal ...
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Search continues for 34-year-old postal worker reported missing in river in Boiling Springs

BOILING SPRINGS, NC (WBTV) - A desperate search for a 34-year-old Naval Academy graduate who officials believe was swept away in the Broad River in ...
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GAO: Addressing Policy Gaps Could Improve Pilot Design and Evaluation for Postal Innovations

From fiscal years 2013 through 2017, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) piloted 24 key innovations intended primarily to generate revenue or improve customers' experience. The ...
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USPS to offer electronic signature on file service for parcels

The Postal Service is proposing to revise Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service, Domestic Mail Manual (DMM® ) to include a more flexible ...
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Pedestrian hospitalized after being hit by mail truck in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -- One person has been hospitalized after being hit by a mail truck in Cedar Rapids Friday afternoon. Cedar Rapids police say ...
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State Dept. Backs Plan for U.S. to Set Own Global Package Rates

The U.S. would be allowed to set its own rates for the delivery of small international packages while still remaining in the 192-country Universal Postal ...
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Trump Administration Proposes Eliminating Pensions for Some New Feds

A new line item in the Trump administration’s fiscal 2020 budget request this year would establish a new retirement program for some federal workers, Government Executive has ...
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Late mail delivery has Fishers, IN residents fuming

FISHERS — In Fishers, residents have a bone to pick with the U.S. Postal Service. Mail is being delivered late in the day and sometimes ...
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MA Chemical Spill At Postal Distribution Center Hospitalizes Four People

SPRINGFIELD - Four people were sent to the hospital early Friday as a precaution after they were exposed to a chemical spill at the U.S. ...
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Due date near for missing pregnant postal worker; community continues to hold out hope

CHICAGO—It's been more than five months since a pregnant postal worker Kierra Coles went missing. She is pregnant with a son. Her due date is ...
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