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 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 […]

Washington State Letter Carrier injured after hit-run crash

8/23/2017 LYNDEN- A 28-year-old U.S. Postal Service carrier was kept for observation overnight at St. Joseph hospital after he was injured in a hit-run crash Wednesday afternoon east of downtown, authorities said. Police are looking for the driver of a speeding SUV who fled after hitting the carrier’s mail truck from behind. The suspect was […]

Postal Workers Campaign Activity while on Leave under Investigation is posting this non-story to highlight the length right-wing websites will go to attack Postal and Federal Workers Media Trackers has learned that an investigation is underway into U.S. Postal Service employees at two central Wisconsin post offices who were given leaves of absence to campaign for Democratic candidates Russ Feingold for Senate and […]