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USPS testing Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Prototype in Arizona, Detroit and Northern Virginia the next generation delivery vehicle (NGDV), the new right-hand drive delivery vehicle that will eventually replace the current aging fleet.

 

USPS raises shipping prices 3.9%, first class letter goes to 50¢ January 21 2018 The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect Jan. 21, 2018

 

USPS Hired Employee (s) to Monitor and Review Social Media for the “Social Media Advisory Panel” A few months ago USPS posted a job announcement for a SOCIAL CARE ANALYST, EAS-19, in WASHINGTON DC

 

OPM Announces 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program Premiums The Federal Benefits Open Season, which runs from November 13 to December 11, 2017

 

Senator Tester to USPS: Terminate Faulty Postal Managers, Address Poor Service and Inaccurate Reporting Tester Demands Accountability After New Reports of Intentional Mail Delays Senators Urge PMG to Implement Formal Training Requirements for Postal Managers after reports of delayed mail
USPS Now Hiring for Full-Time and Temporary Positions Across the Country The U.S. Postal Service is now accepting applications for a variety of full-time and temporary job Post Office positions across the country. The Postal Service plans to fill these full-time, part-time, career, non-career positions soon.

 

Updated: USPS Retirees Wanted for Holiday Clerk Assistants The following is updated information on USPS hiring retirees and Holiday Clerks for the upcoming "peak season" ... The pay rate is slightly higher than previously reported.

 

USPS to hire postal retirees from various crafts for “peak” holiday season USPS is planning to hire annuitants from various crafts for “the peak” holiday season

 

OPM announce dates for 2017 FEHB Open Season The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) officially announced the dates for the 2017 FEHB Open Season

 

Video: Ohio postal carrier’s comments recorded by security camera lead to TV investigation

 

Hidden cameras show convicted postal manager, carriers dealing marijuana, counting cash in DC

 

Court: Letter Carrier Suspension After Hitting Boss With Vehicle Isn’t Retaliation

 

Video: Colorado postal worker accused of faking cancer in order to use sick leave A Postal employee is facing a number of fraud charges in connection to allegations that she faked a cancer diagnosis in order to use hundreds of hours of sick time.

 

New Jersey Postal Employee Charged with Using Stolen Identities from Co-Workers and Others The postal custodian has been charged with using the stolen identities of postal employees and others to file fraudulent insurance claims

 

Updated: Friday November 24, 2017

LATEST POSTAL NEWS

As Postal Service Fleet Ages, Reports of Fires Grow The postal service mail truck that caught fire earlier this week on Highway 12 in Wayzata was the latest to light up the night sky following an alarming trend around the country. ...plans for production and delivery of the NGDV will begin. At this time, it is expected the first vehicles will begin being deployed to delivery units between January and March *2020* (11/24/2017)

 

Former postal worker accused of killing co-worker, mother of his children  A 30-year-old Houston man is set to appear in federal court on charges of kidnapping of an employee with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS. The victim was later found deceased.   (11/22/2017)
USPS denies Lake City FL man’s claim after package delivered empty  The U.S. Postal Service is denying a Lake City man’s claim after the package he paid to ship was delivered empty. (11/22/2017)
Homeowner’s security camera catches postal worker throwing packages in Ohio A homeowner’s security camera caught an outrageous delivery from a US Mail truck  (11/21/2017)
Mail truck catches fire near Wayzata, Minn. The mail carrier got out of the truck, unharmed. USPS vehicle catches fire in Menlo Park CA destroying mail (11/21/2017)
New York Postal worker continues tradition of hosting Thanksgiving for community Miguel Perdomo has met a lot of people in his 29 years as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He’s also built many relationships on his route in East Harlem for 16 years. So much so, this will be the eleventh year he continues a special tradition  (11/21/2017)
Missouri Senator says USPS used ’emergency suspension’ to keep post offices closed indefinitely USPS gave conflicting information to McCaskill’s office and Laurie residents after their postal facility was abruptly closed in January  (11/20/2017)
Wisconsin Postal Worker facing felony for writing threatening letter to coworker Police have launched an investigation into a threatening letter received by a local post office employee that could result in a criminal charge against one of the employee’s co-workers.  (11/18/2017)
Packages Pile Up at NYC Post Offices Because Letter Carriers Can’t Get Into Buildings Packages are piling up in some postal offices in Manhattan and the Bronx because postal carriers can’t get into thousands of apartment buildings  (11/17/2017)
USPS Response to Forbes Contributor Steve Pociask – Time to Change the Broken Record As the head of a “consumer-focused nonprofit educational and research organization”, you’d expect Steve Pociask would actually provide educational information rather than his same old scare tactics when it comes to the United States Postal Service’s fiscal situation. (11/17/2017)
Residents in Chicago Worry Keys Meant For Postal Workers Used to Break Into Homes Two men were caught on camera entering an Uptown building and exiting with electronics and valuables that belong to a local resident.  (11/17/2017)
Hundreds of pieces of mail found dumped in Mesquite TX gutter Residents in a southwest Mesquite neighborhood are furious after finding hundreds of pieces of mail in a gutter.  (11/17/2017)
Mail carriers accuse USPS of faking Amazon delivery records so customers don’t get free stuff CBS46 is uncovering how post offices in every corner of metro Atlanta are running behind schedule on deliveries, and if you’re expecting to get something important in the mail, it’s frustrating.  (11/16/2017)
USPS Reports Fiscal Year 2017 Results The U.S. Postal Service reported revenue of $69.6 billion for fiscal year 2017 (11/14/2017)

 

 

 

 

 

November 23 , 2017

Postal Worker accused of stealing blank checks from mail, spending thousands

November 22 , 2017

Cyber Monday Shopping? The Postal Service is Ready to Deliver!

Postal Inspectors offering mailing tips to secure your holiday shipments

Four postal mailing labels to be phased out starting in January

November 21 , 2017

Package mix-ups have residents of one local neighborhood fuming

November 20 , 2017

USPS updates PS Form 3971, Request for or Notification of Absence

Mail carrier subjected to indecent exposure on her St. Helena route - again

USPS has a VR app, but it's not about delivering the mail

USPS Letters FROM Santa Program Provides Santa’s Personalized Response to Your Child’s Letter

Longtime Postal Carriers Set to Hang Up Mailbags

 

November 19 , 2017

USPS vehicle catches fire in Menlo Park CA destroying mail

November 18 , 2017

Residents in Louisiana town fed up after mail found abandoned in the street

Sacramento Men Plead Guilty to Bank Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme Using Stolen U.S. Mail

New details revealed about upright Jenny Invert distribution

November 17 , 2017

Louisiana Postal Employee Charged with Embezzlement of Mail Matter

After years of problems, USPS making changes in Peachtree City GA

November 16 , 2017

Porch pirates ready to swipe holiday package deliveries

Oakland Postal Worker to Be Honored for Aiding Colleague Who Was Shot

Thanksgiving feast for 300 planned by East Harlem mailman with help from the community

Postal Service: Red ink for 11th year in row as mail slumps

Taxpayers and Customers Will Pay Dearly for Electric, Driverless Postal Fleet

Homes gone, mail now collects at the Napa post office

November 15 , 2017

APWU: A reminder of dangers Postal Employees face working at USPS A Growing Workplace Danger By Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman

Tampa killings prompts USPS to instruct letters carriers to avoid areas where there is a police presence Tampa Police want people living in the southeast Seminole Heights neighborhood to cooperate with officers and provide any information they have on the most recent shooting.

Amazon privately blames USPS for Amazon Fresh issues

Durant, OK Postal Employee Sentenced To 36 Months Probation For Mail Theft

USPS: Post Offices Will Be Closed Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24 and New Year’s Eve, Sunday, Dec. 31

USPS 'was enlisted' in hunt for Barclays whistleblower

Jackson Hole: More mail, more woes for postal customers

Janice Bradley retires as postal worker after 32 years and great safety record

 

November 14 , 2017

Woman says $4000 diamond ring stolen -- USPS denies insurance claim Woman paid $51.65 to insure the shipment of this diamond ring to Jacksonville. She says it was stolen from the box, but now USPS won’t honor her claim.

Video: Texas postal employee caught on camera tossing packages

UPS Wants to Convert 1,500 Delivery Trucks in NYC to Electric by 2020

Man pleads guilty in crash that injured postal worker

November 13 , 2017

9-year-old with cancer wants cards for his last Christmas

Once paralyzed, Brick, NJ mailman is back on the job -- thanks to a once-paralyzed therapist

November 12 , 2017

Postlandia: The 2018 Calendar of Post Offices and Places

November 11 , 2017

USPS Fails to Deliver on Time, and DACA Applications Get Rejected  Dozens of immigrants who sought to renew their participation in a deferred-deportation program were surprised to learn that their applications had been rejected because they arrived late.  (

49-year-old postcard brings back memories to retired postal employee of Vietnam

Joint law enforcement team reports “sharp decline” in mail theft trend

Package Delivery Services Hiring For The Holiday Season

As open season begins, here's what feds need to know

U.S. Postal Inspectors investigate mail theft in Van Alstyne TX

November 10 , 2017

GOP candidate indicted In East Chicago, Indiana Bombing Case that injured pregnant postal worker The indictment alleges that an explosion took place at an U. S. Postal facility in East Chicago, Indiana on or about September 6, 2017 injuring a Postal Service employee. 

AARP, U.S. Postal Inspection Service Team Up for ‘Operation Protect Veterans' New Research Finds Military Veterans Victimized by Scams Twice as Often as Nonveterans 

Over 80 Postal Employees move forward in Engagement Leader of the Year Awards competition The awards recognize leaders who foster employee involvement, enthusiasm and commitment. 

PRC Approves USPS Request for Postage Rate Hike effective January 21 2018

Thief steals mail from collection boxes in front of post office

Former postal carrier makes good in film industry

Residents of Long Island town frustrated by not getting mail

Family love of delivering ends after more than 80 years

November 9 , 2017

Atlanta USPS mail carrier explains why deliveries are coming later and later People who live west of Midtown in Berkeley Park say it’s becoming an every day thing to get deliveries after dark. 

Postal Truck and porta potty serve as Seaton Illinois’s post office for more than a year When you arrive at Seaton, Illinois’ post office you’ll see a sign that that says temporarily closed, but residents will tell you it’s becoming a permanent problem. 

APWU: Arbitrator Rules that Initial Installation of a New Mail Processing System is Not Maintenance Craft Work Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued an award on November 7, 2017 

Houston: Postal Worker, 2 clinic owners indicted for health care fraud

Oakland CA Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Alter U.S. Postal Money Orders

New Cassville Postmaster Named

AM General's Entry for Next Mail Carrier Spied Testing

Trump supporter stops receiving mail

November 8 , 2017

NARFE Applauds Senate Passage of TSP Modernization Act  The legislation would provide more flexible withdrawal options for Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants. 

Mail delivery at midnight a problem for Southwest Atlanta residents Man hears mail truck at nearly midnight and jumps up,” he said. I certainly didn’t expect mail at that time of night.

USPS: Post Offices Closed Saturday November 11th for Veteran’s Day No mail delivery or retail service, customers encouraged to mail early

NARFE Applauds Senate Passage of TSP Modernization Act

Wait until you see how easy it is to steal your identity at the post office

Brookside post office closure forces residents to visit other branches

Des Moines post office workers will protest cutbacks this week

November 7 , 2017

USPS Selects Lockheed Martin to provide Enhanced Package Processing System valued at $215 million Lockheed Martin Corp - ‍System is scheduled to be fully tested, accepted and on-line in October 2018 to support peak mailing season 

Three Ohio Postal Supervisors sentenced for stealing marijuana, methamphetamine out of the mail former U.S. Postal employees were sentenced to prison for stealing packages containing marijuana from the U.S. mail

Buffalo man’s identity stolen after mail redirected to new address A scammer stole his personal information by manipulating the U.S. Postal Service.

Florida Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit ID Theft with brother, a USPS Letter Carrier

Injured Deer Put Down After Becoming Trapped In Pennsylvania Post Office Parking Lot

Fallen mailman had a friendly word for everyone

Florida man goes postal, attacks mailman with baseball bat, lawmen say
 

November 6 , 2017

The Trucks Competing to Be the Next USPS Delivery Vehicle

Postal worker wins $10 million on lottery scratch ticket, calmly returns to work

November 5 , 2017

As U.S. Postage Rates Continue To Rise, The USPS Gives The Chinese A 'Free Ride'

November 4 , 2017

Police: Postal worker lied about being robbed at gunpoint

Security camera catches USPS carrier throwing packages onto front porch

November 3 , 2017

USPS: Benefits enrollment period begins Nov. 13 Open season, the annual period when Postal Service employees can change their health benefits or enroll in a new plan, begins Monday, Nov. 13

NPMHU Files NLRB Charges against USPS over Scheduling, Failure to Provide Info To protect against statutory deadlines, the National Office has filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board

Louisiana mailman pleads guilty to delivering while drunk  A Metairie letter carrier charged for a second time with drunk driving in his mail truck pleaded guilty

Postal Service paid $84 million last year for property damage and injuries According to a federal public records request filed by Target 12, the USPS paid out $84 million dollars last year in tort claims

USPS joins Sonoma County to help people rebuild lives after California wildfires Job openings available for #SonomaStrong who lost employment in fires

APWU: Electronic Technician Level 11 LMOU Completed

Massachusetts Postal Employee charged with embezzling over $22,000

USPS Accepting Applications for Casual Mail Handlers in Pittsburgh PA area 

Temporary Emergency Committee of USPS Board of Governors to Meet November 14

Federal investigation launched into post office burglary

Pennsylvania Postal Employee Charged with Opening Mail

Teen charged with exposing himself to postal worker delivering mail in Indian River County

Task of returning Chicago mailboxes turning into a marathon

Broken mailboxes connected to stolen checks

Postal rate increase looming for publishers

November 2 , 2017

Maryland Postal Worker Wins $10 Million Jackpot

USPS Previews Alzheimer’s Semipostal Fundraising Stamp Image

Olean 4-year-old dresses up as his hero — the local mailman — for Halloween

Postal employee fired after allegedly tampering with mail in Wauwatosa

 Upside-down U.S. flag flies at California P0st Office

November 1 , 2017

USPS eyes next-day Sunday delivery The Postal Service hasn’t disclosed which stores may sign onto the new pilot program, launched in advance of retailers’ most competitive time of the year.

USPS Launching IdeaSMART – New Postal Employee Ideas Program IdeaSMART: New employee idea program coming soon.

How the Postal Service is using analytics to spot problems at local offices

Suspicious note in local mailbox leads to arrests

Federal Investigation Underway at Penn Stateb PO

Gun thieves hit Springfield MO postal facility

Spy Shots: U.S. Postal Service Testing Mahindra Mail Truck   

North Carolina letter carrier dies in crash
 


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