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USPS: Approximately 16 billion pieces of mail, 750 million packages to be delivered this holiday season Postal Service Ready to Deliver Holiday Cheer


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)


Former Michigan NPMHU stewards sentenced for stealing grievance settlement funds



Updated: Monday January 23,  2017


USPS Supervisor sentenced for burglarizing Postal Employees homes while they were at work  The postal supervisory was sentenced today to serve six (6) years in state prison for first degree residential burglary with a person present (1/20/2017)
Video: Mail Carrier’s Nose Broken During Attempted Robbery In The Bronx                                                                                  A United States Postal Service worker was delivering mail inside a Bronx apartment building when he was attacked during an attempted robbery (1/18/2017)
USPS disavows notice claiming PO closed for Gen. Robert E. Lee instead of Martin Luther King Jr. Day A U.S. Postal Service representative said downtown post office workers had nothing to do with a notice on the door Monday that claimed it was closed for Gen. Robert E. Lee’s birthday.  (1/18/2017)
Former 89 year-old Connecticut mail carrier ‘inspired’ by hundreds of letters from across country                  “Some letters were so personal. You don’t realize the impact that someone has on your life.” (1/18/2017)
Fallout from deleting postal workers overtime clock ring continues with federal lawsuit                                                    In November 2016, the OIG investigation led to the suspension and/or separation from employment of multiple supervisors, the Customer Service Manager, and the Postmaster (1/14/2017)
Postmaster Convicted Of Threatening Employees involving opening packages containing illegal drugs             A suspended western Pennsylvania postmaster has been convicted of threatening employees who saw him opening packages containing illegal drugs.  (1/15/2017)
DANCING IN THE DARK                                                                                                                                                                                                            There are a few important items you will need for our “new” Postal Service. In addition to satchel, scanner and dog spray, you will need the following (1/14/2017)
NAPS: Could Big Civil Service Changes Lie Ahead?                                                                                                Sweeping changes to civil service rules and employee compensation could come about under plans being prepared by President-elect Trump's transition team and the GOP-controlled Congress.(1/13/2017)
Richmond VA Postal Workers receive back pay, Postmaster and 5 postal managers fired                                     Dozens of current and former Richmond (Virginia) mail carriers have received extra payments during the holidays from the U.S. Postal Service, the service has confirmed. The payments are the latest fallout from a scandal at the Main Post Office on Brook Road that involved supervisors altering carrier time cards – without the carriers’ knowledge – to reduce overtime. The Free Press reported on the scandal just before Thanksgiving.  (1/9/2017)






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January 23 2017

Bakersfield woman starts petition asking USPS to make changes to decrease mail theft
James A. Farley post office’s abandoned quarters explored in new exhibition
8-year-old struck by postal van in Ann Arbor
Bee Springs Post Office Robbed at Gunpoint

Bishopville, SC post office fire suspicious; 2nd blaze set near

NALC: Food Drive’s ‘Family Circus’ art revealed

January 22 2017

Mail theft on the rise in all of Southern California

January 21 2017

USPS: New price changes effective January 22

Prescription pills popping up in Massachusetts town's mailboxes

January 20 2017

County in Florida could pay $80,000 over postal worker’s false arrest

Pitney Bowes: New Shipping and Mailing Rates Provide Opportunities for Businesses to Save in 2017

South Dakota Postal Worker Found Guilty on 7 Counts of Mail Embezzlement and Theft 

South Carolina Man gets 7 years for Post Office Armed Robbery

January 19 2017

Postal Service audit finds customer service not adversely affected after Roanoke's partial consolidation

Beloved Northbrook Mail Carrier Dies on Job 

Florida city, county could pay $80,000 over postal worker's arrest
Mail Carrier Attacked in Front of Burglarized Home in Covina, CA

Former Greenville, SC postmaster pleads guilty to Tyler Perry movie rights fraud 
Redlands transient in court over alleged attack on mail carrier
Thief cuts locks, steals mail at Kingsland post office


January 18 2017

Trump eyes 10 percent spending cuts, 20 percent slash of federal workers

EEOC Seeks Public Input on Proposed Enforcement Guidance on Harassment under Federal Employment Laws

APWU: Contract Negotiation Updates for IT, Mail Transport and Mail Hauling groups


January 17 2017

Ohio letter carrier hanging it up after nearly 50 years

Viewer Video shows man using counterfeit master key to steal mail from San Jose CA apartment complex


January 16 2017

Federal Judge reject Berkeley’s request to dismiss USPS lawsuit in Fight Over Downtown Post Office

USPS to close some DC post offices and suspend delivery for inauguration

Mail Thieves Strike Oakley Neighborhood

PRC Issues Annual Report to the President and Congress (PDF)


January 13 2017

Trial closes for Pittsburgh postmaster
Michigan mail carrier accused of stealing nearly $70,000 in checks
Prosecutors: Two postal workers charged with distributing marijuana through mail in West Philly
Bakersfield residents frustrated by continued mail thefts
Postal worker assaulted delivering mail in Johnson City, TX
Maryland retiree discovers bottle bomb in mailbox
Mail thieves steal from hundreds at Nevada trailer park


January 12 2017

The FSS: A Hopeless Case

Florida postal worker guilty of stealing over $2 million in Social Security checks

Postal workers fight ice, snow to deliver mail in storm

Man claims postal truck hit him, knocked him unconscious while on his bicycle

Armed Robberies of Delivery Drivers a Growing Problem in Chicago

Mail carrier fainted when arrested, taken for evaluation

Is your mail late? USPS struggling to drive in this snow

Vandals set San Benito postal mailbox on fire

January 11 2017

Pittsburgh postmaster denies allegations at trial

Is your mail late? USPS is struggling to drive in Idaho snow
Vandals set San Benito TX postal mailbox on fire
Amazon’s aggressive warehouse and shipping strategy is paying off
Heartless postal worker busted for stealing cash, kid’s letter to Santa

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