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USPS sees increased demand, new safety measures amid virus

KIRKSVILLE Mo. — As many of us opt to stay home more due to COVID-19, plenty more shopping for essentials is done online. The Post ...
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U.S. Postal Service Carrier Charged with Stealing Veterans Administration-Issued Prescriptions from Mail

TRENTON, N.J. – A U.S. Postal Service (USPS) carrier will make his initial appearance today on charges that he stole from the mail prescription drugs ...
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USPS finances – Second-quarter results reported

The U.S. Postal Service has reported total revenue of $17.8 billion for fiscal year 2020’s second quarter (Jan. 1-March 31, 2020), up 2 percent from ...
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Mailbox Improvement Week, May 17–23, 2020

Each year, the Postal Service™ designates the third full week of May as “Mailbox Improvement Week” to encourage customers on city motorized, rural, or contract ...
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New Postmaster General Met With Tepid Response From Mailers, Employees

The U.S. Postal Service will have a new leader next month, with its governing board selecting an ally of President Trump outside the postal system ...
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Postal Service : Ethics rules continue to apply during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Postal Service wants employees to know that the organization’s ethics rules continue to apply during the coronavirus pandemic. Employees should remember they are prohibited from: ...
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New info on COVID-19 symptoms, safety

The Postal Service is sharing new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about COVID-19 symptoms. According to CDC, infected individuals have ...
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Statement of NALC President Fredric Rolando on the Appointment of Louis DeJoy as Postmaster General

On behalf of 210,000 active city letter carriers who serve in every city and town across the United States, I congratulate Louis DeJoy on his ...
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APWU on the Appointment of Louis DeJoy as the 75th Postmaster General of the United States Postal Service

Statement from Mark Dimondstein, President of the American Postal Workers Union, On the Appointment of Louis DeJoy as the 75th Postmaster General of the United ...
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Democratic senators urge Mnuchin not to politicize the struggling USPS

More than two dozen Democratic senators are urging Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to stamp out politics from any discussion of price hikes or service changes ...
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USPS OIG: Reevaluating the Universal Service Obligation

May 6, 2020 (RISC-WP-20-004) The need for a comprehensive review of the postal USO in this country has been discussed for over a decade.   Defining a USO that ...
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Change announced for the Postal Service Burial Flag Program

USPS and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have made a procedural change for replenishment of flags distributed through the Postal Service Burial Flag ...
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GAO: Congressional Action Is Essential to Enable a Sustainable Business Model

Since GAO's 2009 high-risk designation, the U.S. Postal Service's (USPS) financial viability has progressively worsened due to declining mail volume, increased employee compensation and benefit ...
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Board of Governors Announces Selection of Louis DeJoy to Serve as Nation’s 75th Postmaster General

WASHINGTON – The Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service today announced its unanimous selection of Louis DeJoy to serve as the 75th ...
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Online Retailers Spend Millions on Ads Backing Postal Service Bailout

A coalition of online retailers backed by Amazon began a seven-figure advertising blitz on Wednesday opposing President Trump’s demand that the beleaguered United States Postal ...
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Trump Moves to Replace TSP Board Members, Prompting Concerns of Politicization

President Trump on Monday nominated replacements for three of the five members of the board that governs the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program, in ...
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Top Republican fundraiser and Trump ally named postmaster general

A top donor to President Trump and the Republican National Committee will be named the new head of the Postal Service, putting a top ally ...
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Another video highlights postal customers’ messages of support

USPS has released a fourth video showcasing messages from customers who are grateful for the organization’s service during the coronavirus pandemic. “Through sleet or rain ...
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The War on the Postal Service Continues

We got some really bad news on that front this week. Late Monday afternoon, the Postal Regulatory Commission filed an update with the Securities and ...
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Podcast: The State of the Postal Service

The United States Postal Service is one of the more popular functions of government. USPS posted a 90% approval rating in a recent Pew Research ...
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