Postal News Recap: usps new trucks, GOP candidate pipe bomb, wildfires, COLA, FEHB, OT,

  GOP candidate arrested for mailing pipe bomb package that exploded and injured pregnant postal worker 10/15/17 A former Republican political candidate in Indiana who authored a right-wing blog was arrested this week for allegedly mailing a pipe bomb and a threatening letter containing a bullet to two of his political opponents. The pipe bomb […]

Part I: 2016 Postal News Recap

March 2016 USPS confirm plant consolidations on hold until update of Area Mail Processing studies Video: APWU demands answers after 5 workers die at Pontiac facility in 14 months Five postal employees deaths at Michigan facility prompts safety concerns of methane detection system USPS GPS tracking of Letter Carrier leads to felony charge for throwing […]

Postal News Recap: Trump victory, late night mail delivery, carrier assault

Postal Worker charged with identity theft can remain on job HOUSTON – A 26-year-old Houston postal worker may already be back on the job just one day after being charged by the feds. D’angela Domio [a City Carrier Assistant for two years] and five others are accused of preying on people’s personal information and stealing […]

Postal News Recap: Postmasters shot, killed, Higher health premiums, USPS facilities, New 2017 stamps

Video: Mississippi Postmaster shot in the arm during attempted robbery – PONTOTOC – Pontotoc County Sheriff Leo Mask said authorities are looking for a white male and white female, who are suspects in the Friday morning shooting of the Randolph Postmaster. BCA says 5% of 50 million Jack-o’-lantern stamps delivered to USPS may be defective […]

Postal News Recap: Shirley Temple, USPS vehicles, gyrocopter, senate, eeo

 Senate Committee held hearing today on nomination of Jeffrey Rosen to USPS Board of Governors USPS awards $96 million contract for 3,339 Extended Capacity Delivery Vehicles Letter Carrier Doug Hughes gets 120 Days in prison for flying Gyrocopter without pilot license  McConnell EEO Class Action case challenging USPS NRP still in limbo USPS: Shirley Temple […]

Postal News Recap – postal facility deaths, trump bumper sticker, plant consolidation costs

Video: APWU demands answers after 5 workers die at Pontiac facility in 14 months March 10, 2016 American Postal Workers Union leaders are demanding more answers and further investigation after five US Postal Workers at the mail center in Pontiac have died on the job. These deaths happened in a 14-month time frame, the latest […]

Postal News Recap – Postal Employee deaths, harassment, llv fire, mail theft

 Five postal employees deaths at Michigan facility prompts safety concerns of methane detection system March 7, 2016 USPS uses new technology to target voters March 7, 2016   USPS reissues policy on “Workplace Harassment” March 4, 2016 Fire destroys postal truck, ignites field March 7, 2016 USPS: Free Tickets Available for Sarah Vaughan First-Day-of-Issue Stamp […]

Postal News Recap – USPS turnovers, contract talks, mail thefts

USPS says FY2015 turnover rate for non-career postal employees was nearly 40% February 19, 2016  Mail Handlers: Unions grievance could impact future USPS closures and consolidations February 21, 2016 Dimondstein: ‘Postal Workers Earn the Right to Be Justly Compensated for Our Service and Hard Work’ USPS, Mail Handlers open contract negotiations February 25th February 21, […]

Postal News Recap- Mail Truck Fires, APWU Contract, USPS BOG, Social Media Policy

 Trucks on fire: USPS Long Life Vehicles outlive their lifespan January 11, 2016 Video: Postal vehicle catches fire, mail destroyed in Tyler TX Video surfaces of teens attacking Baton Rouge mailman Florida postal worker charged with crashing mail truck while drunk PRC Issues Annual Report to the President and Congress January 12, 2016 APWU: Contract […]

Postal News Recap – Postal Reform, PostalProud, USPS BOG, Plant Closures, FMLA

USPS OIG seeking vendor to train agents on tracking social media and Internet footprint – November 25, 2015 Vermont Congressman pledges fight to retain full service at U.S. Postal Service- December 5, 2015 New initiative ‘Postal Proud’ to emphasize USPS principles USPS: Post Offices Open Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve But Most Will Close At Noon […]