Arbitrator: Postal Workers entitled to administrative leave when voting in presidential caucuses

Unions Prevail in National Level Decision on Voting Rights In a decision issued on June 21, 2017, Arbitrator Shyam Das, concluded that postal employees including mail handlers are entitled to administrative leave (voting) under ELM 519.32 when they participate in presidential caucuses. The case was filed by the NALC, and the NPMHU and the APWU […]

Former DC Letter Carrier pleads guilty to dumping over 15,000 pieces of mail

Former Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge, Admits Dumping More Than 15,000 Pieces of Mail Mail Was Found in a Catch Basin and Sewer in Northeast Washington, DC 6/22/17 WASHINGTON – Christopher Newton, 22, a former U.S. Postal Service employee, pled guilty today to a federal charge for dumping more than 15,000 pieces of […]

Mail stolen from USPS delivery vehicle in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa police responded Wednesday afternoon to a Tampa USPS mail truck that was burglarized in the Riverside Heights neighborhood. “As we were backing out of the driveway we noticed that there was police cruisers over there,” said resident Scott Allen. Neighbors tell ABC Action News, their mailman usually parks at the corner […]

Video: Scam artists using U.S Postal Service to steal identities

6/22/17 BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Scam artists have figured out how to use the United States Postal Service to steal your identity. The scammers are redirecting people’s mail to rip off personal information. The mail stopped coming to Frank and Rebecca Ronquillo’s house. Then, they received a letter from the Postal Service saying it received […]

Postal Employees aids customers, injured co-worker and child in moments of need

Adam Quiles Jr., Honolulu Adam Quiles Jr., a mail handler equipment operator at the Honolulu Processing and Distribution Center, recently rushed to the aid of an injured co-worker. The man had blacked out and gashed his head open when he hit the floor. Quiles applied pressure to slow the bleeding, told bystanders to get additional […]

Video: Angry Delivery – Massachusetts Mail Carrier Caught on Camera Cursing, Throwing Package

6/19/17 – A Littleton, Massachusetts, family is outraged after they say their mailman swore repeatedly and got rough with their mail. The family said they’ve been complaining about their mail carrier for years, but it wasn’t until the U.S. Postal Service saw video from the family’s new security camera that they took action. Why mail […]

Congressional Research Service summary of Postal Service Reform Act of 2017

Sponsor: Rep. Chaffetz, Jason [R-UT-3] Introduced in House (01/31/2017) H.R.756 — 115th Congress (2017-2018) Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 TITLE I–POSTAL SERVICE BENEFITS REFORM This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer health benefits plans for […]