Troopers: Drunk driver caused crash that killed postal worker on I-85 in North Carolina

3/25/17 MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. – State troopers said a drunk driver caused a wreck that killed a mailman overnight on Interstate 85 in west Charlotte. Police said that around 5 a.m. the drunk driver stopped in the middle of the interstate, near Sam Wilson Road. A tractor-trailer skidded to a stop to avoid hitting that […]

Ex Postal Worker, wife admits scamming USPS, VA out of $1.2 million in benefits

Holland Couple Pleads Guilty In Connection With Fraudulent Receipt Of Over $1,000,000 In Veterans Benefits And Postal Workers Compensation 3/22/17 BUFFALO, N.Y. – Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Richard Klaffka, 59, and his wife, Cathleen Klaffka, 62, both of Holland, NY, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara […]

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 3 in Connection with Shooting of Texas Mail Carrier

3/15/2017 In San Antonio this afternoon, a federal grand jury returned a 13–count indictment charging three San Antonio residents for their alleged roles in a mail theft scheme that involved the shooting of a U.S. Mail carrier last month in Spring Branch, TX, announced United States Attorney Richard L. Durbin, Jr.; Inspector in Charge Adrian […]

Trump Upset Promises Massive Change in Government

Donald Trump has pulled off a major upset over Hillary Clinton to become president-elect. So the question becomes how will his presidency affect Postal and Federal workers? Let’s hear your  thoughts. Trump has promised to institute a governmentwide hiring freeze on his first day in office and to change civil service laws to ease the […]

Video: Dallas postal workers worried about increase in loose dog attacks

Postal Workers To Dallas Officials: Handle Loose Dog Problem Dog-bitten Dallas mail carrier tells City Council that loose dog problem has gotten worse 5/26/16 Dallas mail carrier Randell Hebert still feels pain six months after a dog chomped his hand. Hebert was bitten in October after he dropped off a package at a Red Bird home. He […]

Louisiana Postal Worker Pleads Guilty to Theft of Mail

5/25/16 U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that ELVIRA DUTHU DUPLANTIS, age 51, of Houma, pled guilty today for theft of mail. According to court records, as a result of a complaint from the Postmaster of the Houma Post Office regarding missing mail, the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General (“Postal OIG”) initiated […]

Video: Postal worker fights with NJ woman – Was she racist, rude or right?

GREEN BROOK — Is it racist to describe a person as black? Postal Service officials say they’re investigating a confrontation between a postal carrier and two Green Brook residents that the residents captured on video — a shouting match after one of the residents described the carrier as “the black mail lady.” U.S. Postal Service […]

Making the Postal Service—and Its Employees—Better

NAPUS – USPS Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Jeff Williamson addressed the NAPUS Executive Board at its meeting Friday, March 11. He talked about the Postal Service’s National Performance Assessment (NPA) and Pay-for-Performance (PFP) system. Williamson said he has focused on introducing more transparency and ensuring timeliness. The goal is to have […]