Video: Cape Coral FL businesses tell post office: End late deliveries!

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Business owners are complaining about the late delivery of mail and are demanding the local post offices fix what they see as a preventable postal problem. Nearly 200 businesses in the North Cape Coral Industrial Park have rallied against the post office for dropping of packages after business hours. “We haven’t […]

Three Connecticut Residents Charged with Cashing over $300,000 in Stolen Postal Money Orders

4/28/16 Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that a federal grand jury in New Haven has returned a 15-count indictment charging MARC ALEXANDER, 35, of Stratford and Oxford, RACHAEL ALEXANDER, also known as Rachael Vierling, 38, of Stratford and Oxford, and BERNARD HARRIS, 42, of Bridgeport, with participating […]

NJ Letter Carrier Admits Role In Stealing over $400,000 in Tax Refund Checks

Former U.S. Postal Letter Carrier Admits Role In Stealing Tax Refund Checks As Part Of Scam CAMDEN, N.J. – A former U.S. Postal employee from Burlington County, New Jersey, today admitted his role in a conspiracy to steal income tax refund checks from the U.S. Mail, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Earl Champagne, 47, […]

USPS: Postal Pulse results show positive trends in employees feeling recognized

USPS raised its national grand mean score on the most recent Postal Pulse employee survey, results released April 29 show. The survey measures employee engagement levels using a scale of 1 to 5. Engagement refers to employees’ involvement, enthusiasm and commitment to their organization. The grand mean score was 3.24, up from last year’s score […]

Two Northeast Alabama Men Indicted in Joppa Post Office Burglary

4/27/16 BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted two northeast Alabama men for burglarizing a U.S. Post Office in Joppa, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and U.S. Postal Inspection Service, Postal Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez. Separate four-count indictments filed in U.S. District Court charge CLAY AUSTIN PARKER, 34, of Arab, and BRETT […]

UPS boosts last-mile deliveries instead of paying USPS as earnings rise

United Parcel Service Inc. reported 10% growth in quarterly income, helped by efforts to boost efficiency and lessen its costs delivering online orders to U.S. homes. Residential deliveries, up more than 6% in the quarter, are inherently more costly than shipments to businesses because the packages tend to require more driving and time. UPS has […]

USPS, APWU reach agreement on extension of contract covering IT employees

USPS Labor update: Contract covering IT employees extended 4/28/16 The Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) have reached a one-year extension of a contract covering approximately 1,150 Information Technology and Accounting Services bargaining-unit employees. The employees work in USPS data centers in St. Louis; Eagan, MN; San Mateo, CA; and Wilkes-Barre, PA. […]

USPS: National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 15–21, 2016

Postal Bulletin:Dog Bite Prevention Week highlighted The Postal Bulletin’s latest issue highlights National Dog Bite Prevention Week, which will take place May 15-21 The U.S. Postal Service continues its tradition of calling attention to one of the nation’s most commonly reported public health problems: dog attacks and bites. From nips and bites to actual attacks, […]