USPS to start Sunday delivery of Amazon packages this week throughout California

The U.S. Postal Service will start Sunday home deliveries this week throughout Northern California, thanks to a special deal with Amazon[Financial terms of the Amazon/USPS partnership have not been disclosed]. The online retailer, which has massive distribution centers in Patterson and Tracy, began testing Sunday deliveries in several big cities earlier this year. Apparently Amazon […]

Video: Frustrated for years by mail carrier, woman posts video to Facebook and gets results

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Northland woman says she was sick of trying to explain to people what she went through every day with her mailman, so she decided to record it. We’ve seen the videos, people who are supposed to be making special deliveries tossing precious cargo, or even urinating on the driveway. Susan […]

USPS to introduce more options for customers

The Postal Service will introduce additional shipping and Extra Services options for customers when new Priority Mail rates take effect Sept. 7. These include an option for businesses to print and send customers return shipping labels. The Call Tag Return Service generates and delivers a return shipping label and instructions to the customer on behalf […]

Sen. Heitkamp Blasts USPS for breaking promise to keep full hours at rural Post Offices across North Dakota

Heitkamp Blasts Postal Service, Calls on Agency to Reverse Harmful Decision that would Reduce Mail Service throughout North Dakota Senator Launches New Fix My Mail Petition for North Dakotans to Pressure Postal Service after it Went Back on Promise to Keep Full Hours of Operation at Post Offices around State WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator […]

Video: USPS to NC city council – developers will no longer determine type of home delivery

Walking outside your house to get the mail at the curb may soon become a thing of the past. In a memo sent to the Greenville City Council, the US Postmaster reports that developers will no longer be able to choose between curb line and cluster box delivery. In April 2012, the Postal Service changed […]

USPS seeks End-to-End Travel credit card solution

USPS is still tweaking its travel credit card policy and monitoring…. Let’s recap: In late 2013, the Chairman of the House Committee (hmmm..I wonder who can this be) requested a review from USPS OIG on a whistleblower complaint surrounding travel card misuse. A few months later the conservative paper Washington Times published a story based […]

EEOC Issues New Guide to Help Federal Agencies Advise Workers on Their Rights

Report Suggests Different Ways Agencies Can Provide EEO Information to Their Employees and Applicants WASHINGTON – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) today released a new guide to help the federal government educate its employees on how to protect their rights to be free from employment discrimination. The report, A Practical Guide to Providing […]

USPS: Priority Mail price reductions take effect Sept. 7

Price check Priority Mail price reductions will take effect Sept. 7. USPS will reduce Priority Mail rates for high-volume mailers, as well as small businesses and others who ship online, effective Sept. 7. The changes, which USPS announced in July, are part of an ongoing push to attract customers and boost the Postal Service’s package […]

NY Fire Department Lieutenant charged in connection with mail stolen from letter carrier at gunpoint

A Brockport, NY volunteer Fire Department lieutenant is charged with theft of stolen mail, mail fraud, theft of public money, forgery of endorsement of treasury checks ROCHESTER, N.Y.—(August 25, 2014) U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Steven Ray, 48, of Brockport, NY, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with mail fraud, […]