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USPS to hire annuitants from various crafts for holidays

USPS reports $552 million net loss without prefunding for FY 2016 Third Quarter

The U.S. Postal Service reported operating revenue of $16.6 billion for the third quarter APWU: USPS  || NALC statement || Senator Carper Statement ||  USPS counts on 'broad bipartisan support' for reform amid losses  Comments (Count)



USPS to spend nearly $120 million to build or modify mail, vehicle facilities

USPS to build new Processing & Distribution Center (P&DC) and a new Vehicle Maintenance Facility (VMF) in Portland Oregon. USPS is also modifying several mail facilities on the East Coast.  Comments (Count)



USPS Flats Sequencing System (FSS) locations and number of machines

List of the most current FSS locations and Map of 47 FSS Sites and Number of Machines Comments (Count)


McConnell EEO Class Action case challenging USPS NRP still in limbo - Don’t expect for McConnell…et al  vs USPS to be settled anytime soon  Comments (Count)


USPS: Shirley Temple Becomes the 20th Inductee in the Legends of Hollywood Stamp Series



Updated: Friday | October 21,  2016


On 15th Anniversary of Anthrax Attacks, Postal Workers Recall Those Who Died

Fifteen years after their deaths from exposure to anthrax-laden mail, Joseph P. Curseen Jr. and Thomas L. Morris Jr. were remembered .(10/21/2016)

USPS: Deputy Postmaster General, Marketing groups re-aligned

USPS is making changes within its Marketing and Deputy Postmaster General organizations to better serve customers.(10/21/2016)

Video: Neighbor scams entire neighborhood by stealing mail

One woman thought her neighbor was a friendly person who loved to ride her bike. (10/21/2016)

Video: USPS investigating over 12 tubs of mail dumped in woods

The United States Postal Service has launched an investigation after residents in DeKalb County reported to Channel 2 Action News seeing a worker dumping several bins of mail in the woods.(10/20/2016)

Senator Heitkamp Calls on USPS to Address Service Disruptions in Halliday, Amidon North Dakota

Just Two Months Ago, Heitkamp Brought Postmaster General Brennan to ND to Hear Firsthand the Impact Challenges such as Post Office Closures Have on Rural Communities .(10/20/2016)

USPS Announces 2017 Shipping Prices

Pricing Unchanged for Priority Mail International, First-Class Package International and Priority Mail Express International Service  (10/19/2016)

NARFE: Federal Retirees worse off with only 0.3 Percent COLA increase for 2017

Federal retirees received bad news today with the announcement of the 2017 cost-of-living adjustment (COLA)  Paltry COLA Will Leave Postal, Federal Retirees Worse Off (10/19/2016)

Houston Physical Therapy Execs convicted of $9.6 million in false, fraudulent OWCP claims for postal workers - CEO, CFO and VP Convicted in Nationwide Worker’s Compensation Fraud Scheme   (10/19/2016)
USPS: APWU, NALC Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period for 2016  (10/19/2016)

Former Florida NALC Branch president convicted of kickback scheme dies in jail

The former union official of the Tampa National Association of Letter Carriers, died Tuesday (10/19/2016)

Massachusetts postal worker re-arrested for sexually exploiting child

Massachusetts Postal Employee  was previously Charged with Viewing Child Pornography on USPS Computers  (10/19/2016)

Drudge, Limbaugh Fall for Twitter Joke About Postal Worker Destroying Trump Ballots

"Just when you thought 2016 couldn’t get any stupider, a Twitter user who describes himself as “the cool and chill guy of online” inadvertently punked two of the most powerful figures in conservative media."  (10/18/2016)   Comments (Count)

Video: Long post office lines in Tybee Island, Forced to get mail from Wilmington Island, GA

Hour long lines is what Tybee Islanders stand in while waiting to get their mail. They now have to go to the Wilmington post office since Tybee’s was ruined from the storm. (10/15/2016)

USPS announces two cents price increase to take effect Jan 2017

First increase in three years for First-Class Mail Forever Stamps (10/12/2016)






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October 21, 2016

Video: USPS ‘master key’ stolen, raises concern of mail thefts in Mill Creek WA area

USPS still recovering following impacts of Hurricane Matthew


October 20, 2016

Video: Postal service changes may increase absentee ballot delivery time


October 19, 2016

USPS to hire 400 Casual Mail Handlers in several Florida cities for holiday season

Hatch Act complaint forces postal employee out of Three Oaks Township election 

Federal probe launched into dumped Berkeley voter guides, returned election postcards

Apopka, FL residents complain about mail service
Hundreds of NJ votes might not be counted because of Post Office error


October 18, 2016

Video: 10 Portland OR homes cut off from mail delivery after dog bite 

Video: Brazos County TX residents want changes to prevent stolen mail

USPS: Florentine Madonna and Child Christmas Stamp Dedicated Today

Video: 2 hurt in crash involving mail truck, car in Shaler PA

2017 health premiums: It could have been so much worse


October 17, 2016

USPS: Employees Urged to Update Addresses

Postal worker accused of stealing mail in Virginia Beach

No Confidence Vote for Shrewsbury Postmaster With Past Problems

Timber Post Office Closed Due to Water Damage

New Postal Rates Will Benefit Some Publishers and Printers

Why the post office stopped mailing children


October 16, 2016

Post office in Taiwan built in the shape of a shipping box

Wisconsin Mail Carriers Wear Pink

Postal Service Not Delivering on Pension Promises


October 15, 2016

APWU Election Results Certified 

Video: San Antonio TX Neighborhood Targeted By Mail Thieves…Again!


October 14, 2016

Idaho postal worker pleads guilty to pocketing proceeds from sale of USPS money order

Video: Postal facility in West Fargo ND evacuated after hot, soy sauce leaks

USPS: Help Stamp Out Breast Cancer

USPS OIG: Public Perception of Drone Delivery in the United States

Video: Lewiston NY post office hazmat scare caused by dog repellent

Video: Officials say Toledo OH postal worker might have tuberculosis


October 13, 2016

South Dakota mail carrier seeks dismissal of charges for mail theft

Police investigate checks, mail stolen from mailboxes in Boston

Ex-Postal Service employee sentenced for stealing almost $5,500 in gift cards
Authorities blame non-toxic irritant for Western NY post office scare
Police arrest man for cashing fraudulent money orders in Carlisle PA
Video: Toddler wanders away from day care, found by postal worker

New Survey: Direct Mail Tops TV, Digital Ads in Helping Swing Voters Decide

GAO: Information on How Broadband Affects Postal Use and the Communications Options for Rural Residents

USPS Statement on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Shipments


October 12, 2016

Video: Congress considering 2 bills that could change the way you get your mail

US Postal Service has been pushing for a more centralized delivery system to save money   Comments (Count)


Video: Mail truck crashes into north Tulsa OK power pole, house

The driver was trapped for about 25 minutes; he was hospitalized with some injuries   Comments (Count)


Video: Bixby, OK Mail Trouble Prompts Action From U.S. Congressman

Mail issues in Bixby [Oklahoma],  have prompted Congressman Jim Bridenstine’s office to get involved.  Comments (Count)


Postal Service Announces Holiday 2016 Mailing and Shipping Deadlines

Vallejo Calif 's new post office boasts a new attitude, too


October 11, 2016

New Senator McCaskill bill would prevent “emergency suspensions” of post offices

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, along with Republican Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas, has proposed a new bill addressing post office closures.    Comments (Count)


Overall settlement of a USPS, Mail Handlers National Contract Agreement may be reached soon

With the completion of the 2016 NPMHU National Convention, the National Office and representatives of the U.S. Postal Service have returned to the bargaining table to reach closure  Comments (Count)


USPS releases military holiday mail dates

USPS seeks rate increase for January 2017
Stolen Checks Taken From East Harlem Mailboxes Total $20K
Postal Reform October Update – No News Is Bad News

Pink for a Cause at USPS
Plane in fatal Southwest Alaska crash was flying bypass mail route
How Royal Mail rakes in millions betraying the elderly
USPS Must Revisit Possible Harassing Nature of Postal Worker's Cap Bearing Gadsden Flag


October 10, 2016

California postal employee claims he was subjected to age discrimination

Although he was cleby his physician to work full time, he allegedly was made the subject of discrimination, harassment and retaliatory acts by his supervisors, including reduced work hours and being mocked and ridiculed because of his age and disability.   Comments (Count)



Witch flies across postmark from world Halloween capital


October 9, 2016

Amazon Only Needs a Minute of Human Labor to Ship Your Package

PRC: Posting of Views on Universal Postal Union Proposals (PDF) 

As Amidon closes post office, others deal with challenges

Hurricane fells oak tree in front of Ridgeland's post office -



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