Postal Service Celebrates Soda Fountain Favorites

NASHVILLE — The U.S. Postal Service today dedicated the Soda Fountain Favorites Forever Stamp booklet featuring the cold, sweet treats beloved by people of all ages. The ceremony was held at the Elliston Place Soda Shop in Nashville. The First-Class Mail Forever booklet of 20 stamps features five different illustrations: a double-scoop ice cream cone, […]

APWU: Contract Arbitration Decision Expected Soon

06/30/2016 – The APWU expects a decision from Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg by mid-July, reports President Mark Dimondstein. “We had hoped to have a ruling by now, but Arbitrator Goldberg has informed the union and management that he is still working on his decision,” Dimondstein said. “I know that union members are eager to hear […]

CUPW: Why Is Canada Post Hiding The Huge Surplus In The Pension Plan?

CPC spokespeople are always talking about the deficit in the Canada Post Pension Plan. But they never mention that the plan also has a huge surplus. And while the surplus is growing, the deficit is decreasing. The Facts CPC Never Mentions Here are some of the facts you will find in the 2015 Canada Post […]

NARFE to Congress: Retirees Should Not be Responsible for Fixing the Postal Service’s Finances

On June 15, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-UT; Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings, D-MD; and Reps. Mark Meadows, R-NC; Gerry Connolly, D-VA; and Stephen F. Lynch, D-MA, unveiled a bipartisan discussion draft of postal reform legislation. Although it is a notable improvement over previous postal reform efforts, NARFE opposes the […]

NAPS Comments on House Postal Reform Bill

NAPS – 6/29/16 – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee recently introduced a discussion draft on postal reform legislation, which addresses prefunding, health care benefits, and the MSPB rights of postal supervisors. National Association of Postal Supervisors President Louis Atkins issued a letter to Committee leadership addressing the Association’s concerns as well as the […]

New York postal worker found guilty of over $429,000 Workers’ Comp Fraud

ALBANY, NEW YORK – A jury today convicted Carol-Lisa Gutman, age 62, of Delmar, New York, of conducting a 15-year fraud scheme in which she received about $429,000 in federal disability benefits. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian and Eileen Neff, Special Agent in Charge for the Northeast Area of […]

Video: Wedding Invitations Lost By Post Office Begin Showing Up

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – There was some good news for a bride-to-be whose wedding invitations were lost in the mail. Nearly three weeks after taking them to the Loveland Post Office, some of the invitations are starting to arrive at their destinations. Anne Rosenberg of Fort Collins says she doesn’t know where they’ve been, […]

Video: Residents of new development in Texas unaware USPS mandated community mailboxes

McKinney homeowners frustrated over lack of mail delivery Residents in one new McKinney neighborhood are frustrated because mail isn’t being delivered to their home. For Kelly Broussard it’s been almost 2 months where she’s had to personally drive to the post office to pick up her mail. “My husband is pissed…cross-eyed pissed,” said Broussard. Broussard […]

Postal Workers ask Canada Post to extend contract talks

OTTAWA, June 28, 2016 /CNW/ – Postal workers are asking Canada Post management for a two-week extension on the cooling-off period that would otherwise entail a termination of their contract on July 2nd. At that point, the union says Canada Post might either lock its workers out or try to force a walkout through punitive changes […]

USPS monitors possible work stoppage at Canada Post

The Postal Service is monitoring a possible strike or work stoppage affecting Canada Post. Canada Post is the postal operator that performs delivery in Canada of U.S. shipments of First-Class Mail International service, First-Class Package International Service, International Priority Airmail service, International Surface Air Lift service, Priority Mail International service, and Priority Mail Express International […]