Packages Pile Up at NYC Post Offices Because Letter Carriers Can’t Get Into Buildings

11/17/17 Packages are piling up in some postal offices in Manhattan and the Bronx because postal carriers can’t get into thousands of apartment buildings, News 4 New York has learned exclusively. There are 2,000 buildings in the Bronx and 600 more in Manhattan where the United States Postal Service can’t deliver packages because of a […]

GOP candidate indicted In East Chicago, Indiana Bombing Case that injured pregnant postal worker

Munster Man Indicted In East Chicago, Post Office Bombing Case 11/9/2017 HAMMOND – The United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, Thomas L. Kirsch II, announced that a grand jury sitting in South Bend returned a 5-count indictment against Eric P. Krieg, age 45, of Munster, Indiana. Krieg was indicted on the following […]

APWU: Arbitrator Rules that Initial Installation of a New Mail Processing System is Not Maintenance Craft Work

11/09/2017 – Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued an award on November 7, 2017 stating: The work of installing the APPS systems was not bargaining unit work. Hence, the Postal Service did not violate Article 32.1.A or Article 32.1.B in allowing Lockheed to perform that work, rather than assigning it to Maintenance Craft employees. In rejecting the Union’s […]

Three Ohio Postal Supervisors sentenced for stealing marijuana, methamphetamine out of the mail

Former postal supervisor from Akron sentenced to three years in prison for stealing a kilo of methamphetamine out of the mail Two former U.S. Postal employees were sentenced to prison for stealing packages containing marijuana from the U.S. mail and then selling the drugs, said U.S. Attorney Justin E. Herdman. Rabih Kairouz, 29, of Akron, […]

USPS Selects Lockheed Martin to provide Enhanced Package Processing System valued at $215 million

11/7/17 * U.S. Postal Service selects Lockheed Martin to provide enhanced package processing system * Lockheed Martin Corp – ‍Has been selected by U.S. Postal Service to provide package processing systems * Lockheed Martin Corp – ‍Indefinite delivery indefinite quantity contract has a maximum potential value of $215 million * Lockheed Martin Corp – ‍System […]

Florida Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Commit ID Theft with brother, a USPS Letter Carrier

West Palm Beach Man Sentenced for Conspiring with his brother, a United States Postal Service Letter Carrier, to Commit Access Device Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft 11/3/17 A West Palm Beach man was sentenced to 54 months in prison for conspiring with his brother, a United States Postal Service letter carrier, to commit access device […]

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. […]