Bipartisan Postal Reform Bill Passes Through Committee

WASHINGTON – Today, with a bipartisan voice vote, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved H.R. 756, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, as amended. Upon approval, the bill’s original cosponsors, including Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Dennis Ross (R-FL), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Stephen F. […]

USPS has trained over 5,000 “engagement ambassadors” on how to improve workplaces

The Postal Service has shown more than 5,000 managers and supervisors how to improve their workplaces since the USPS engagement ambassadors program began in the spring. The ambassadors are a team of 26 employees who are divided among the seven areas and headquarters. Each ambassador travels throughout their assigned territory, conducting classes for managers and […]

Video: Florida postal worker accused of stealing mail from his route

5/26/16 OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — A longtime United States Postal Service worker is accused of stealing mail from his route for years. Investigators said they found several hundred pieces of mail, dating back two years, in Victor Sanchez’s garage after receiving a tip earlier this month he was destroying stolen mail. Sanchez, 48, was a rural […]

Video: USPS ‘doing well,’ loss of $2 billion a congressional ‘hoax’ – Union boss

5/11/6 The US Postal Service has been hamstrung by Congress and the agency is not getting a single dime of taxpayer money despite losing $2 billion last year. But it’s not all bad news: The agency’s revenue went up five percent last quarter. Mark Dimondstein, president of the American Postal Workers Union joins ‘News With […]

Video: Mail Thefts Soar As Thieves Target Mailboxes, Post Office Drop-Offs

5/10/16 WESTCHESTER (CBSLA.com) — Lisa Gaines, a victim of mail thefts, said such crimes are well-planned, well-executed and happen in her Westchester neighborhood all the time. Video footage shot from her neighbor’s house showed two men working their way down the street, going from mailbox to mailbox and stealing everything inside. “There’s been two people, one in […]

Wal-Mart testing 2 day shipping subscription service to rival Amazon Prime

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is testing a two-day shipping subscription service and building a regional delivery network as the world’s biggest retailer tries to rival Amazon.com Inc. As part of the project, Wal-Mart will rely on eight massive e-commerce warehouses around the country, the last of which will be built by year’s end. It will also […]

Former Virginia Postal Employee pleads guilty to stealing gift cards from mail

5/11/16 NORFOLK, Va. – Tiffany Gordon, 32, of Norfolk, pleaded guilty today to theft of mail matter by a postal employee. According to a statement of facts, Gordon had been employed by the U.S. Postal Service since December 2010 and worked as a mail processing clerk at the Norfolk Processing and Distribution Center.  In September […]

USPS: Tuesday’s ‘Jeopardy!’ Includes 2016 Stamp Category

WASHINGTON — Here’s your chance to become a “Jeopardy!” champion. The popular television game show is giving the Postal Service its stamp of approval Tuesday, May 10, by including a 2016 Stamps category. Give your family the inside edge on Tuesday night’s clues by viewing the stamps and getting background information on each of them: […]