Former New Jersey Mail Carrier Admits Accepting Bribes For Delivering Parcels Containing Drugs

2/13/18 NEWARK, N.J. – A former U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier today admitted that he accepted cash bribes in return for intercepting and delivering parcels containing illegal narcotics, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Leonard Gresham, 50, of Rahway, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther D. Salas in Newark federal court to […]

NALC: Trump administration’s 2019 budget targets letter carriers and their families

Yesterday, the Trump administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget proposal. If enacted, the budget (outlined in a document called “Efficient, Effective, Accountable – An American Budget”) would add at least $7.1 trillion to the federal debt over the next decade, even while it calls for the same job-killing delivery service cuts to the […]

OSC Issues Hatch Act Social Media Guidance, Announces Postal Worker Hatch Act Violation Over Social Media Use at Work

OSC Issues Hatch Act Social Media Guidance in User-friendly Format, Announces Postal Service Employee Hatch Act Violation Over Social Media Use at Work FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jill Gerber, (202) 804‐7065, WASHINGTON, D.C./Feb. 13, 2018 – The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) today issued Hatch Act social media guidance for federal employees in a […]

Mail theft reported in Columbia County GA

2/10/18 COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – Two Columbia County postal service offices were exposed to break-ins into their delivery boxes over the weekend. The USPS managers from both locations called the sheriff’s office on Monday morning to report some mail was stolen from their drive up mailboxes, after it was pried open. The manager of the Ronald Reagan Drive office […]

NALC statement on USPS Q1 financial report for FY 2018

NALC President Fredric Rolando’s statement on the Feb. 9 release of the U.S. Postal Service’s financial statement for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2018, covering the months of October, November and December of 2017: Today’s financial report for Fiscal Year 2018’s first quarter shows the Postal Service’s underlying business strength while also indicating the […]

USPS reminds postal employees of ZERO Tolerance Policy on threats and violence

The Postal Service is committed to fostering a positive and safe work environment that’s free of threats, fear and violence for all employees. To help fulfill this commitment, a Threat Assessment Team is available at USPS headquarters in Washington, DC, and in all area and district offices to respond to threats and potential violence. Team […]

USPS FY 2018 first quarter results – Urgent need remains for postal reform legislation

The Postal Service agrees with the PRC’s conclusion that the current consumer price index price cap does not work and needs to be changed because it does not allow USPS to achieve its mission of providing prompt, reliable and efficient universal postal services in a financially sustainable manner. Urgent need remains for postal reform legislation […]

Postal Workers make their way through Southern Tier snow

2/7/18 BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — Not everyone had a snow day Wednesday. While there was a lot of focus on clearing the roads, the sidewalks present the biggest challenge for postal workers and delivery personnel. According to the U.S. Postal Service, cars driven by members of U.S.P.S. don’t have four-wheel drive. Postal workers appreciate anyone who […]

Tulsa Postal Supervisor pleads guilty in theft of marijuana from mailed packages

2/5/2018 – A U.S. Postal Service supervisor admitted Monday to participating in a scheme with another employee known as “Chuck the Sniffer” to stealing marijuana from packages at the mail sorting facility in Tulsa. Laura Mae Campbell, 47, of Claremore pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma to one count […]