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 […]

Maryland man gets 3 years in prison for bribing postal worker to distribute marijuana via U.S. Mail

3/7/16 Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Kirt Omar Gibbs, age 26, of Hyattsville, Maryland today to three years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, in connection with a conspiracy to distribute marijuana through the U.S. mail by bribing a U.S. Postal Service employee.  A federal jury convicted […]

APWU: Clerk Craft, Postal Service Settle Four Disputes

02/12/2016 – The Clerk Craft recently settled four disputes as part of a pre-arbitration review process that was agreed upon by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and the Postal Service, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced. Clerk Craft Assistant Director Lamont Brooks negotiated the settlements. “The settlements should reduce tension and grievances on issues that […]

New York Postal Worker pleads guilty in Operation Santa case

October 27, 2015 One of the workers charged in June with ripping off the postal service’s Operation Santa program to provide needy kids with Christmas gifts has been allowed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor with a maximum sentence of 30 days in jail. Mahogany Strickland, 23, of Manhattan, pleaded guilty Friday to carrying letters […]