USPS transferring letter carriers to work routes out of offices in nearby cities

USPS transferring letter carriers to work routes out of offices in nearby cities 12.14.14  New Jersey – Mountain Lakes and six other municipalities in New Jersey will have postal carrier-route coverage transferred to offices in neighboring towns as the U.S. Postal Service consolidates operations. The transfers of seven Mountain Lakes letter-carriers to work out of […]

APWU: Arbitrator awards USPS maintenance employees $8.64 million

APWU: Maintenance Craft Wins $8.64 Million Remedy for Improper Subcontracting According to Steven G. Raymer, National APWU  Director, Maintenance Division and : Short Summary of the 18 year grievance: National Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled that evidence presented in arbitration supports a finding maintenance bargaining unit employees had the skill and capability to install  cabling for […]

USPS: ‘We’re ready for the rush,’ PMG says

USPS: ‘We’re ready for the rush,’ PMG says – Ready This Season The Postal Service is gearing up for the year’s busiest mailing, shipping and delivery days next week. The busiest mailing day will be Monday, Dec. 15, when employees will process an expected 640 million cards, letters and packages. On the busiest mailing day […]

Video: USPS investigating cause of stalled deliveries as complaints rise

HOUSTON (KTRK) –Earlier this week we first told you about a customer from Bryan who says his packages are not being delivered on time. Since then we have heard from several more people who say the exact same thing is happening with their packages. When our investigation into Post Office package delays aired on Tuesday […]

Former postal employee gets four months for jewelry theft

A Lopez Island, Washington woman that kept a set of keys after losing a job at the post office, and later used them in the theft of several pieces of jewelry – including a diamond ring – will spend four months in jail or on work crew for felony theft. According to court documents, the […]

Delivering for America: USPS remains vital to the American economy, society

The Postal Service remains vital to the American economy and to American society. Six-days a week, year-round, homes and businesses in every American town, city and county depend on the Postal Service. And the holiday season is no different. This holiday season, U.S. employees will be working seven days a week to ensure that your […]

Steve Harvey, Martha Stewart tout benefits of shipping with USPS for the holidays

Martha Stewart is appearing on Steve Harvey’s TV show this month to tout the benefits of shipping with USPS. During one “Martha Stewart’s Homemade Gifts” segment, Stewart and Harvey created a pair of socks and bath salts and packed them in a holiday-themed Priority Mail box. Customers concerned about lost items can take comfort when […]

Philadelphia City Council Adopts ‘Stop Staples’ Resolution

The Philadelphia City Council voted unanimously on Dec. 11 to adopt a resolution to support the APWU’s efforts “to protect living-wage jobs and its insistence on the highest possible standards of customer services, opposes efforts to privatize postal operations, and calls upon Philadelphians to consider this issue when deciding whether to patronize Staples.” The council […]