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Michigan APWU Local 300 President Charged With One Count of Embezzling $6,720

USPS Building Database of Postal Employees Health Information

 The Postal Service is seeking to provide a new wellness benefit to its employees and their dependents by offering USPS Health Connect  Comments (Count)


Former Postal Supervisor heads to federal prison for theft

A former supervisor with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of theft of money from the government, .  Comments (Count)


Video: Last Man Standing – Politics paralyzes USPS Board of Governors - Several ideas have surfaced to improve the postal service’s bottom line, but the board which oversees its operations is essentially paralyzed. The problem is political. Comments (Count)


EEOC: USPS must provide ‘reasonable accommodation’ to postal employees with diabetes - In 2013, USPS agreed to adhere to provisions by the EEOC regarding reasonable accommodation of diabetic employees. But this EEO case shows not all postal officials got the memo.  Comments (Count)


New FEHB option available to employees this year

You’ll have a new option when choosing your health coverage during this year’s open season: Self Plus One.  Comments (Count)


USPS reverses Craft Determination decision for SPSS operations from Mail Handlers to Clerk Craft

On August 7, 2015, the USPS notified the NPMHU of their decision to reverse the craft determination for operation of the Small Parcel Sorting System (SPSS).   (8/8/15) Comments (Count)


Video: How Amazon Convinced USPS to Work on Sundays - Or How another competitor profits off of USPS The U.S. Postal Service has become an extension of Amazon and is courting other e-commerce giants    Comments (Count)


Postal Inspector Supervisor pleads guilty to stealing Playboys, pills, drug trafficking

A U.S. supervisory postal inspector once named a federal employee of the year pleaded guilty y to stealing mail containing prescription Comments (Count)


Rural Carrier arrested after trespassing, wearing resident’s high-heel boots

Dover police said they arrested a postal worker after a resident saw the trespasser in her home on a surveillance video walking through the house and wearing her woman's high heel boots. Comments (Count)



USPS new Delivery Management System (DMS) tracks location of letter carriers

Should a carrier deviate from his or her designated geographic zone during street delivery, an alert is sent to the supervisor in an email or text message.  Comments (Count)


USPS Issues Primary Craft Determination: Mail Handlers to Perform Duties Associated with SPSS Operation Union received the Postal Service’s determination of craft jurisdiction for employees operating the Small Parcel Sorter System (SPSS)

OIG: USPS $498 million Mobile Delivery Devices (MDD) not performing as expected

MDDs are single devices intended to support multiple requirements — such as Sunday delivery and dynamic routing — report scan data faster, and support future software enhancements. When the Postal Service cannot provide real-time delivery information to its customers, it can lose customers and its brand and reputation can suffer. Comments (Count)


Video: Mail Carrier delivers package by throwing it over 12 foot fence – TWICE!

The store was closed so the mail carrier decides to toss the package over a 12 ft. fence.

Updated: Saturday | September 5, 2015  


PhysicalAddress.com Launches Virtual Mail Service that Brings Postal Mail to the Cloud - PhysicalAddress.com is a USPS-certified Commercial Mail Receiving Agency that gives postal mail a digital life.  (9/2/15)
NAPUS: Final Hurdle Cleared to Form New Postal Organization - There now are three membership categories: Active—Postmasters, PMRs, managers, supervisors and any other EAS employee employed by the Postal Service.  (9/2/15)
Video: Richmond VA man on a mission to find his missing mail - Search for missing mail reveals serious problems with Sandston postal facility  (9/2/15)
APWU outlines disbursement of $56 Million Global Settlement Payout - The APWU reached a $56 million settlement with the USPS on Dec. 5 to resolve a long-standing dispute over postmasters and supervisors in small offices performing bargaining unit work.   (8/31/15) Comments (Count)
USPS awards contract for Extended Capacity Delivery Vehicles valued at $351 Million - Replacing USPS fleet could reach $10 billion over the next few years. At least 4,500 vehicles purchased  (8/28/15) Comments (Count)
Video: Amazon Prime packages found lined up underneath cluster mailboxes angers residents - A delivery snafu with the U.S. Postal Service this weekend had one neighborhood confused as to what happened with their packages and when they saw where the boxes were, some got pretty irritated.  (8/31/15) Comments (Count)
Why Mailbox Access is reserved for USPS and not other delivery companies - In his recent Office of Inspector General blog article, “Rethinking Mailbox Access,” UPS executive Keith Kellison proposes giving other delivery companies access to your mailbox. If delivery companies want to discuss stuffing your mailbox with their packages, then that discussion needs to start with why mailboxes are reserved for the Postal Service in the first place.   (8/31/15) Comments (Count)






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September 5, 2015

Louisiana postal worker gets probation for stealing money from USPS post office


September 4, 2015

Is USPS mail delivery policy to universities and colleges unfair to customers?


EMCOR Group awarded contract for repairs to Interior And Exterior of USPS 32,000 Locations


Video: California TV station helps couple after USPS loses package

Edgartown Post Office staffing woes try customer patience


LA gang member check thieves arrested after Santa Barbara crime spree

Residents fed up with letter carrier they say isn't delivering

Texas Man Lands in Federal Prison for Stealing Mail

Video: Postal worker charged with assault, harassment while delivering mail


September 3, 2015

Burglars broke into postal trucks while carriers were delivering mail

Man crashes into Muldoon post office twice leaving hole in the wall

Columbus Postal Worker Accused of Hoarding More Than 13,000 Pieces of Mail - Carrier said he kept the mail over fears he would be punished for returning without it being delivered. Moore says he planned to deliver the piled-up parcels on his off-time.


Man arrested in assault, robbery of Hartford post office employee

Video: USPS uses sting to counter theft of postal pallets

Dallas Postal Distribution Center Getting on Track After Fire

Edgartown Post Office staffing woes try customer patience


September 2, 2015

USPS dedicates Charlie Brown Christmas Forever stamps Oct. 1

Postal worker, 28, rubbed his crotch on woman during subway ride: cops

USPS: Understanding FERS-RAE and FERS-FRAE

Maryland Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $92,148


September 1, 2015

 Video: FedEx says it was USPS driver not us caught throwing fragile packages on camera - A delivery driver was caught on camera tossing wedding gifts at a Chicago home. 

Louisiana Postal Worker Indicted for Theft of Mail and Postal Funds

USPS now hiring non-career employees in most parts of Texas

Woodstock Post Office is Short-Staffed and Under Pressure


Standard Mail Flats: Ending the Controversy Without Fixing the Problem


August 31, 2015

USPS: Trail of mail fell off trash truck on way to Rumpke dump

Man's effort restores glory to flag display at Millvale post office

31% of Federal Employees are Veterans - but many do not stay long

Downtown post office in North Platte closes

Video: Mystery shopper scams using USPS money orders on the rise


August 30, 2015

NRLCA: No National Count of All Mail for Rural Carrier Routes in September

Aspen Mailman Who Made News With Golden Retriever Sidekick Retires

Postal Worker Wins $4 Million Lotto the Day After Getting Married


August 29, 2015

Three-Alarm Fire at Dallas Bulk Mail Facility

Postal carrier claims dog's owner waved her onto property before attack, sues for $310,000

Napans (California) reject alternative locations for downtown post office


August 28, 2015

Richmond, CA post office temporarily closed due to mold found in basement

Pharmacists say USPS mail center closure causing delayed delivery of medication

Postal Service truck slams into laundromat

Man arrested for assault and pushing Postal Worker down flight of steps in Harrisburg PA

Video: Woman says post office didn’t know her street exists

Hidden Treasures: The New Deal post office art of Palm Beach County

USPS wants to go high-tech without losing jobs

NJ police say heroin-using postal carrier had 1,000 undelivered pieces of mail in car

Crozet Post Office Dealing With Decrease in Electricity

The Delivery Revolution in Your Neighborhood

Post Office Delays? We Want to Hear From You


August 27, 2015

Gyrocopter pilot’s new campaign: Push Congress to sign no-lobbying pledge PRC denies USPS request to reclassify first class mail parcels USPS: New online rules for overseas parcels Letter: A Few Bad Postal Workers Do Not Represent The Whole Retirement pre-funding puts Postal Service in red APWU: Subcontractors Seek Exemption that Threatens Safety on the Roads

NY man uses jack to lift mail truck off brother’s chest

Motorist sues Postal Service, driver over alleged injuries after accident

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