USPS revises Manager’s Guide to Understanding, Investigating, and Preventing Harassment publication

Effective January 19, 2017, the Postal Service™ is revising Publication 552, Manager’s Guide to Understanding, Investigating, and Preventing Harassment, to reflect changes to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Management Directive 110 (MD-110) that broadens the language related to sex discrimination. Guidance was added to ensure supervisors and managers are aware that they may consult […]

Former UPS Employee Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking Charges

1/19/17 BOSTON – A former United Parcel Service (UPS) employee pleaded guilty on Jan. 17, 2017, in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with his role in a cocaine trafficking organization that shipped cocaine, secreted in UPS packages, from Puerto Rico to Massachusetts. Jorge Carrasquillo-Ortiz, 41, of Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, pleaded guilty to […]

Postal Worker suffers head wound after assault while delivering mail

Covina CA police look for suspect who attacked postal worker, tried to burglarize home 1/18/17 COVINA — Covina police today sought public help to find a suspect who assaulted a U.S. Postal Service employee and tried to burglarize a residence. Officers were sent to the 300 block of East Cypress Street about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday […]

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

United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that Daniel Newman, age 24, of Rapid City, South Dakota, was found guilty of 7 counts of Mail Embezzlement and Theft as a result of a federal trial in Rapid City, South Dakota. The charges carry a maximum penalty of 5 years in custody and/or a $250,000 fine, […]

South Carolina Man gets 7 years for Post Office Armed Robbery

1/19/17 Columbia, South Carolina—- United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that Cory Thomas Sargent, age 23, of Barnwell, was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Columbia, South Carolina, for Brandishing a Weapon During a Crime of Violence, a violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c).  United States District Judge J. Michelle Childs, of Columbia, sentenced […]

USPS Supervisor sentenced for burglarizing Postal Employees homes while they were at work

The Del Norte District Attorney’s Office announced that Hollie Dale Maready (41) of Crescent City was sentenced today by the Honorable Darren McElfresh to serve six (6) years in state prison for first degree residential burglary with a person present. Maready pleaded guilty to one count of burglary in October of last year in exchange […]

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

STAMFORD, Conn., January 19, 2017 – Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, today noted that the recent rate increases by UPS® and FedEx® and the upcoming January 22 rate increase by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will prompt U.S. businesses to adopt new and […]

Former 89 year-old Connecticut mail carrier ‘inspired’ by hundreds of letters from across country

1/17/2017 DANBURY – One afternoon in mid-December,Meghan Henriques-Parker visited with her grandfather at his Bethel nursing home. Jim Gaboardi’s dementia was getting worse, and the man who had once been so gregarious had barely said anything during their lunch. Then one of the workers began passing out residents’ mail. Gaboardi, who had worked for decades […]