Video: City Carrier Assistant fired over dumped mail in Dallas creek bed

3/14/17 DALLAS — Dallas City Marshals were among the officials investigating after hundreds of pieces of mail were dumped into a southern Dallas creek bed. Authorities gathered the mail from Cedar Creek in Dallas’ Wynnewood North area, and placed it into large evidence bags for processing. Marshals were investigating it as an illegal dumping case. […]

USPS OIG: What Can the Postal Service Do to Retain Noncareer Employees?

June 10, 2016 Employee turnover costs the Postal Service thousands of dollars per employee. Retaining employees within the organization eliminates the administrative costs of hiring new employees, training, and the impacts on performance associated with learning a new job. Although turnover cannot always be avoided, the Postal Service can reduce it by doing the right […]

Pennsylvania letter carrier sues USPS, NALC alleging termination after probationary period ended

October 1, 2015 A Cumberland County resident is suing the U.S. Postal Service claiming that she was unjustly fired and that the union that represented her allegedly refused to back her claim. Cynthia Powers of Mechanicsburg filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service and the National Association of Letter Carriers on Sept. 8 in […]

South Dakota postal worker charged with mail theft

South Dakota City Carrier Assistant  (CCA) charged with mail theft June 20, 2015 A postal employee in western South Dakota has been indicted on a mail theft charge. Daniel Newman, a City Carrier Assistant (CCA) hired in 2014 from Rapid City,  South Dakota is accused  of stealing money, gift cards and other items contained in letters, […]

USPS to host informational job fair at plant scheduled for closure in April

February 25, 2015 – KALAMAZOO, MI — The U.S. Postal Service anticipates job openings in Greater Kalamazoo and Southwest Michigan. With that in mind, the service, which has been in the news in recent months for its plans to close its Kalamazoo Postal Processing Plant on 9th Street in Oshtemo Township, will host an informational […]

Newly hired Ohio letter carrier accused of using, selling drugs on the job

CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — Was a local postal carrier delivering more than just the mail? He faces charges, accusing him of using drugs on the job. Bennie James Motley III, 20, of Maple Heights was charged Tuesday with drug trafficking, theft and possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Police say he was a postal carrier, working […]

Another Baltimore Postal worker charged with delivering weed packages to same drug dealers

Yesterday, U.S. Postal Service letter carrier Hilary Gainey [CCA since 2014] was charged in Maryland U.S. District Court with bribery and participating in a pot-dealing conspiracy—the same conspiracy in which another letter carrier, Antoinette McDaniels [city carrier since 1994], was charged previously. While McDaniels allegedly delivered packages of weed mailed from California, Arizona, Florida, and […]

USPS gets approval for ‘customized delivery’ market test of groceries, other prepackaged goods

Update 10/30/14 – Pursuant to Commission Order No. 2224 (issued October 23, 2014), the United States Postal Service hereby provides notice of the effective date of the Customized Delivery market test. The effective date for the Customized Delivery market test will be November 1, 2014. (October 23, 2014) On September 23, 2014, the Postal Service […]