NALC: Letter Carriers Back Pay update

From NALC 12/1/17 Active letter carriers All active career letter carriers received their back pay in today’s paycheck. This payment covers the period of time from Sept. 3, 2016, through August 18, 2017. During this period, career letter carriers received three wage increases: a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of $21 annually, effective Sept. 3, 2016; a […]

Georgia Postal Worker killed outside post office Identified as 22-year-old mother

11/28/17 DEKALB COUNTY – Authorities say a 22-year-old female postal worker was shot and killed Monday night in DeKalb County. Channel 2 Action News learned the shooting happened at the post office at Wesley Chapel Road and Snap Finger Road in Decatur. The victim was identified as Tyrika Terrell. Investigators told Channel 2’s Tyisha Fernandes […]

New York Postal worker continues tradition of hosting Thanksgiving for community

11/21/17 NEW YORK, NY – Miguel Perdomo has met a lot of people in his 29 years as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He’s also built many relationships on his route in East Harlem for 16 years. So much so, this will be the eleventh year he continues a special tradition for […]

USPS vehicle catches fire in Menlo Park CA destroying mail

11/18/17 A U.S. Postal Service vehicle caught fire in Menlo Park Friday. Firefighters responded at 12:09 p.m. to a report of a vehicle fire in front of 251 Oakhurst Place and located a mail carrier vehicle on fire. The postal agent was able to escape the vehicle and was not injured in the incident, firefighters […]

Packages Pile Up at NYC Post Offices Because Letter Carriers Can’t Get Into Buildings

11/17/17 Packages are piling up in some postal offices in Manhattan and the Bronx because postal carriers can’t get into thousands of apartment buildings, News 4 New York has learned exclusively. There are 2,000 buildings in the Bronx and 600 more in Manhattan where the United States Postal Service can’t deliver packages because of a […]

Mail carriers accuse USPS of faking Amazon delivery records so customers don’t get free stuff

ATLANTA (CBS46) -Getting an Amazon package after it’s due may come with a silver lining. CBS46 is uncovering how post offices in every corner of metro Atlanta are running behind schedule on deliveries, and if you’re expecting to get something important in the mail, it’s frustrating. But, what if your late mail could help you get something for free? If you […]

Tampa killings prompts USPS to instruct letters carriers to avoid areas where there is a police presence

TAMPA, Fla. — Tampa Police want people living in the southeast Seminole Heights neighborhood to cooperate with officers and provide any information they have on the most recent shooting. Neighbors are also asked to pay close attention to what is happening along their streets. The U.S. Postal Service is making some changes, instructing its workers to avoid areas where there is […]

Atlanta USPS mail carrier explains why deliveries are coming later and later

ATLANTA (CBS46) -Soon after we started investigating late mail deliveries in southwest Atlanta, we learned similar issues affect neighborhoods throughout the city. People who live west of Midtown in Berkeley Park say it’s becoming an every day thing to get deliveries after dark. Several people noted in social media posts their mail came after 8 p.m. One woman described […]