Video: Hundreds of absentee ballots in Ohio counties missing from the mail

TOLEDO (13abc Action News) – Hundreds of absentee ballots are missing from several counties in Northwest Ohio. Now an investigation is underway to figure out what happened. Those ballots were requested by voters and sent out by county boards of elections in early October. They made it to a sorting center in Pontiac, Michigan but […]

Canada Post Prepared to Submit to Binding Arbitration to Resolve Impasse at Negotiations

  Canada Post issued the following statement last night: Canada Post Prepared to Submit to Binding Arbitration to Resolve Impasse at Negotiations with the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW-Urban and CUPW-RSMC) On Wednesday, July 6, 2016, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, MaryAnn Mihychuk, asked both Canada Post and the Canadian Union […]

USPS Study: Direct Mail Plays Critical Role in Reaching Millennial Voters

5/2/16 WASHINGTON D.C. — Contrary to common assumptions about digitally connected millennials, a new joint survey demonstrates that young voters pay close attention to political mail and in fact favor it over other forms of political advertising. The survey, conducted by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and the American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC), aims […]

Arrest made in letter carrier shooting

2/17/2016 – Louisville, KY – Police have arrested a man they say shot a U.S. Postal Service letter carrier last week as he delivered mail. Eric Bennett, 37, was arrested Tuesday evening by Louisville Metro Police and charged with first-degree assault and attempted murder, according to his arrest citation. Police say the Louisville resident shot the mail carrier […]

Mail thieves target mailboxes in Manteca CA

1/28/16 Manteca, CA – Theft of mail in Manteca’s “community mail boxes” or cluster boxes mounted on residential sidewalks is picking up. The Postal Service has deployed postal inspectors in Manteca and nearby communities that have been targeted as well in a bid to catch the culprits. Manteca Postmaster Beverley Leymaster on Thursday noted between […]

USPS drops plan to outsource sorting of “Non-Machineable Outside Parcels (NMO) ” To UPS

USPS drops plan to outsource sorting of “Non-Machineable Outside Parcels (NMO) ” To UPS National Level Grievance Settlement Resolves NMO Outsourcing Issue In a memorandum to all Local Presidents, NPMHU President Paul Hogrogian and CAD Manager T.J. Branch disseminated information relative to the NPMHU’s National-level grievance over the possible subcontracting of sorting and processing Non-Machinable […]

USPS Letters FROM Santa Program Santa’s Personalized Response to Your Child’s Letter

Great Photo Opportunity to Treasure for Years NORTH POLE — Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus — and the Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter,  complete with a North Pole postmark. Here are the steps for your child to get a letter back from Santa: Have […]