Issa’s portrait to be replaced with photos of postal workers

1.15.2015 HERSHEY, Pa. — House committee rooms are typically adorned with portraits of former chairmen. But former Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa’s portrait will be stashed away in a conference room, away from public view. In an interview at the annual Republican legislative retreat, incoming House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz of Utah said […]

2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated January 9, 2015

1.9.15 – 2015 USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated January 9, 2015. The list of postal facilities below show the most recent changes . Nearly all of the remaining postal facilities show N/A= not applicable for processing Delivery Point Sequence (DPS) letters and flats mail in activating facilites.. USPS Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated January 9, 2015 […]

We Got This! Postal Workers have a handle on sorting packages

12.23.2014 This time of year, the U.S. Postal Service sorting facility in Scarborough, Maine is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The facility has nearly 500 employees, and in the last few days before Christmas, 120,000 to 130,000 items will pass through each night. A domed mirror reflects packages moving along a […]

Postal bike thief on South Beach faces special delivery to jail

Miami Beach is one of the last places in the United States where carriers still use bicycles to deliver mail. So when the bright yellow two-wheeler of postal carrier Richard Williams went missing, along with a satchel of undelivered mail, police and postal inspectors didn’t treat it like a prank. They employed modern sleuthing to […]

Protesters storm Staples store, demand an end to postal contract

12.14.14 Dozens of protesters picketed a local Staples office supply store today, marching through the store chanting “the U.S. mail is not for sale” and “postal Staples has got to go” to demonstrate their grievances. The store manager refused to accept a petition signed by 1,500 Portland residents concerned about privatization of their postal services. […]

USPS offers best value for shipping packages during holiday season

We all know that in order to keep up with high demand during the holiday season, many companies hire more employees. This makes sense when you consider that about 20 percent of all retail sales are generated during the holiday season and that nearly all Americans celebrate a winter holiday. Still, the statistics on holiday […]

Postal vehicle destroyed by fire in Tennessee

A U.S. Postal Service vehicle caught fire on the side of a busy East Tennessee route Monday afternoon. The driver of the vehicle pulled to the side of Pellissippi Parkway near Dutchtown Road because of a problem with the vehicle. As you can see, the truck caught fire and the flames nearly consumed the vehicle. […]

Video: Postal Workers to Board: Stop Delaying America’s Mail!

11/16/2014 – On Nov. 14, 2014, as part of a National Day of Action, postal workers and supporters protested at a meeting of the USPS Board of Governors in Washington, DC, to demand that Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the board Stop Delaying America’s Mail!