NLRB: USPS managers could be disciplined who fail to supply relevant information to Unions

By Don Cheney April 26, 2015 A National Labor Relations Board decision issued April 16, 2015, in United States Postal Service (10-CA-134589, et al.) out of Alabama is similar to one last year from Roswell, Georgia (10-CA-120885). The NLRB must be getting tired of USPS scofflaws. It includes the same language as before: “Supervisors or […]

Top lawmakers laughing at possibility of USPS using drones

Lawmakers scoff at postal drones April 26, 2015 Top lawmakers are laughing off the possibility that the U.S. Postal Service might rely on drones in the coming years. The Postal Service is looking to turn over what is widely viewed as an outdated fleet of delivery vehicles, seeking roughly 180,000 new vehicles to replace the […]

Former Yakima WA NALC Branch Secretary-Treasurer pleads guilty to embezzlement

On March 25, 2015, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, Henry Mayer, former Financial Secretary of National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Local 852 (located in Yakima, Wash.), was indicted on one count of embezzlement from a labor union, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c).  The indictment follows an […]

Former Chesapeake VA NALC branch president and treasurer unaware both were stealing union funds

Former Chesapeake VA NALC branch president and treasurer sentenced on embezzlement charges Former president and former treasurer of the Chesapeake, VA National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch #6066 separately stole over $18,000 from the organization, according to court documents On March 25, 2015, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of […]

Two Postal Workers, 14 others indicted for stealing over $10 million in treasury checks from Atlanta mail facility

Theft of over $10 million in United States Treasury checks from a United States Postal Facility in Atlanta Eight Individuals Arrested, Five in Custody, Sixteen Indicted April 23, 2015 ATLANTA, GA – Sixteen defendants have been indicted for stealing over $10 million in U.S. Treasury checks from the mail and then cashing them at Walmart, […]

Congressman re-introduces bill to require USPS to upgrade fleet and cut fuel costs

To provide for the upgrade of the vehicle fleet of the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes. April 24, 2015 Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) introduced the “Federal Leadership in Energy Efficient Transportation (FLEET) Act of 2015″ to  address the urgent need to make American transportation more efficient. FLEET Act: The Federal Leadership in […]

USPS continue changes to plant consolidation schedule – over 90 facility mail moves in April

April 24, 2015 – USPS has posted its latest last minute list of “public” changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation Schedule. This is the fourth (4th) consecutive week that the Postal Service has made modifications to the Network Rationalization Consolidation list  which affects a large group of postal facilities. Approximately 8 facilities […]

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Man stealing from USPS collection mailboxes

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – A man is wanted for stealing thousands of dollars of checks from United States Postal Service drop mailboxes. He was caught on surveillance video and now a warrant is out for his arrest. Darrell Sargent is seen in several undercover videos captured by the U.S Postal Inspection Service. In the video, […]

Video: Two Postal Workers under investigation for ‘clock ring’ discrepancies in San Antonio

The United States Postal Service confirmed to Eyewitness News it has an “ongoing internal investigation” at its Arsenal branch post office in San Antonio, involving payroll discrepancies. A spokesperson for the service would not give any other statement but the president of the National Association of Letter Carriers Alamo Branch 421 gave a little more […]