Post Office in Clinton Iowa still in disarray 9 months later

A reader wondering why USPS is not concerned about the long delay in repairing Lyons Post Office in Clinton, IA.  The customers must use  Main Post Office in downtown Clinton while this PO is under “Emergency Suspension”. According to the Clinton Herald: Lyons Post Office still in disarray June 19, 2015 CLINTON — Eight […]

USPS awards LLV maker $257 million contract for Walk In Body Delivery Trucks

July 2, 2015 – USPS has awarded  long-time supplier a contract for over 3,000 Walk In Body Intermediate Delivery Trucks. USPS will use Walk In Body Intermediate Delivery Trucks vehicles on multi-stop delivery, relay, collection, and parcel post routes. USPS selected Morgan Olson LLC, formerly Grumman Olson, located in Sturgis, Michigan to provide the vehicles […]

Postmaster tells customer repairs at postal facilities must be “prioritized”

July 4, 2015 – The Postmaster in Graham, North Carolina  has an interesting response to a customer regarding repair of potholes at the post office: This is in response to the June 3 Letter to the Open Forum, “Potholes at Graham Post Office should be addressed.” On behalf of the Postal Service, I apologize for […]

USPS truck burns after crash along North Freeway in Texas

July 6, 2015 HOUSTON – Houston TranStar reported that three vehicles were involved in a crash along the North Freeway frontage road at Beltway 8 on Monday. Witness video showed that one of the vehicles involved, a postal truck, burst into flames after stopping in a grassy area. Postal truck burns after crash along North […]

Video: USPS GPS device transmits letter carriers location to supervisors every minute

July 5, 205 USPS mail carriers are getting a “panic button” The unofficial U.S. postal creed says neither rain, nor sleet, nor heat, nor gloom of night will keep carriers from their rounds. Thieves and vicious dogs, however, may be another matter. So the Post Office is delivering a solution. The unofficial U.S. postal creed […]

Postal Retiree: Hillary ships only USPS and Bernie offers UPS option for online campaign merchandise

July 5, 2015 An Intriguing Peek at Our Candidates’ [Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders ] Swag Shop Note: Clinton and Sanders are candidates for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 Presidential election. I found  some notable differences between the two operations–distinctions that seemed to speak about important differences in these candidates’ campaigns and, perhaps, in […]

OPM Updated FAQs on Data Breach: Were postal worker records affected?

OPM: Frequently Asked Questions on Cybersecurity Updated June 27, 2015 What information was compromised in the intrusion involving personnel records? OPM maintains personnel records for the Federal workforce. The kind of data that may have been compromised includes your name, Social Security number, date and place of birth, and current and former addresses. It could […]

OPM Update on the Cyberintrusion Investigation

Katherine Archuleta, OPM Director’s Blog July 4, 2015 As our hardworking Federal workforce enjoys a much-deserved holiday weekend, I want to share a quick update on the ongoing investigation into the recent theft of information from OPM’s networks. For those individuals whose data may have been compromised in the intrusion affecting personnel records, we are […]

Statement by NLRB Chairman Pearce on 80th Anniversary of the NLRA

Statement by National Labor Relations Board Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce on 80th Anniversary of the National Labor Relations Act July 2, 2015 In the eighty years since the National Labor Relations Act was enacted, the workplace has changed in ways that President Roosevelt never could have imagined when he declared that the goal of the […]