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 […]

NALC challenges change to letter carriers promotion pay provisions

11/2/2017 Many letter carriers currently receiving promotion pay after being promoted to a Grade 2 assignment recently received PS Forms 50 notifying them of additional waiting time added before reaching their next step increase. This is a result of a recent revision to the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM). NALC has challenged this revision. […]

Drone captures Letter Carrier delivering mail in California neighborhood destroyed by fire

10/11/2017 A drone captured an otherworldly sight in Santa Rosa, California – a letter carrier delivering mail to addresses where only charred foundations remain after a fast-moving fire ripped through the neighborhoo The United States Postal Service has closed multiple post offices in Sonoma County, but that didn’t stop one postal service worker from apparently […]

USPS New Electric Mail Truck?

The first photos of a prototype mail delivery truck indicate that the U.S. Postal Service may be going electric. The photos were taken recently by a Trucks.com reader and electric vehicle enthusiast as a postal service worker delivered mail in Leesburg, Va., about 30 miles northwest of Washington, D.C. Spy shots: The Postal Service’s New […]

USPS testing Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Prototype in Arizona, Detroit and Northern Virginia

According to NALC…. NALC received an update from USPS regarding the progress of the development of the next generation delivery vehicle (NGDV), the new right-hand drive delivery vehicle that will eventually replace the current aging fleet. Currently, five manufacturers previously selected by USPS are creating prototype vehicles that meet certain specifications required by the Postal […]