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 […]

Video: Pecos TX Postmaster Accused of Racial Discrimination

PECOS, Texas –A group of U.S. Postal Service mail carriers accused a Pecos postmaster of racial discrimination, civil rights advocates and union leaders said. According to grievances filed with LULAC, the League of United Latin American Citizens, postmaster David Neilon allegedly instructed Pecos Post Office employees not to speak Spanish and made derogatory comments about […]

Postal Worker sentenced to home confinement for dumping mail

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – A former U.S. Postal Service worker who admitted to dumping hundreds of pieces of mail will spend six months on home confinement. Shalita Corley will be on probation for five years after she completes the home confinement.  Corley was also fined $2,000. A statement of facts filed with the plea agreement […]

Video: USPS GPS device transmits letter carriers location to supervisors every minute

July 5, 205 USPS mail carriers are getting a “panic button” The unofficial U.S. postal creed says neither rain, nor sleet, nor heat, nor gloom of night will keep carriers from their rounds. Thieves and vicious dogs, however, may be another matter. So the Post Office is delivering a solution. The unofficial U.S. postal creed […]

OPM Updated FAQs on Data Breach: Were postal worker records affected?

OPM: Frequently Asked Questions on Cybersecurity Updated June 27, 2015 What information was compromised in the intrusion involving personnel records? OPM maintains personnel records for the Federal workforce. The kind of data that may have been compromised includes your name, Social Security number, date and place of birth, and current and former addresses. It could […]

APWU: NLRB Strikes Major Blow to USPS-Staples Deal

7/01/2015 – Proposed Remedy Would Restore Work to APWU Bargaining Unit In a major blow to the Postal Service’s deal with Staples, Region 5 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued a complaint charging that the USPS illegally subcontracted work to the office-supply chain and ordering the agency to return the work that […]

Man Convicted in 2013 Holiday Shooting , Robbery of Letter Carrier Gets 29 ½ years in prison

June 19, 2015 BOSTON – A Dorchester man was sentenced today to 29 ½ years in prison in connection with the assault, robbery and kidnapping of a U.S. Postal letter carrier that took place just before Christmas, 2013. Keyon Taylor, 22, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Denise J. Casper to 29½ years […]

USPS deployment of over 260,000 Mobile Delivery Devices (MDD) nears completion

The Postal Service has deployed more than 200,000 Mobile Delivery Devices (MDDs), an important milestone for a program that makes it easier for customers to know where their packages are. The 200,000th device was one of several deployed to the Craig, MO, Post Office. “Mobile Delivery Devices are improving the way USPS serves its customers, […]