PRC to Hold Open Public Meeting May 18: Meeting to focus on a wide-range of Commission activities

5/15/17 Washington, DC – The Postal Regulatory Commission today announced the agenda for its May 18 Public Meeting. The meeting is open to the general public and will focus on activities undertaken by the Commission over the course of this fiscal year to date.The following agenda items, among others, will be discussed: Commission efforts regarding […]

Letter Carriers’ Annual Food Drive Set for Saturday throughout Nation

25th Food Drive Will Help Feed Needy Families in All 50 States WASHINGTON, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) will conduct its 25th annual national food drive this Saturday, May 13. The Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, the country’s largest single-day food drive, provides residents with an easy way to […]

USPS orders shutdown of GoFundMe page for New York letter carrier who lost leg

Report: USPS reportedly approved a second gofundme page A gofundme page was created for a letter carrier who was struck by a car while on duty. According to several reports on Facebook: …..this company has shut down the Go Fund Me page of Mailman Mike Martinez, the N. Babylon, NY mailman struck by a car […]

Food Lion to donate over 70,000 meals to jumpstart 25th Annual NALC Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

Food Lion Feeds Donates More than 70,000 Meals to Jump-Start Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive in the Carolinas, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia 5/8/17 SALISBURY, N.C. –(BUSINESS WIRE) Food Lion Feeds has partnered with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), the United States Postal Service (USPS) and food banks in […]

USPS Issuing Celebration Corsage and Celebration Boutonniere Forever Stamps

Ideal for Birthday, Prom, Anniversary and other Invitations 5/2/17  – ST. LOUIS — Searching for the ideal stamp to complement that special occasion?  The U.S. Postal Service today issued two Celebration stamps fit for party invitations, thank-you notes, announcements and any other correspondence. The stamps were dedicated during a first-day-of-issue ceremony at the Missouri Botanical […]

Massachusetts Postmaster pleads guilty to stealing approximately $31,000

BOSTON – The former Postmaster of the U.S. Postal Service Post Offices in Blackstone and Jefferson, Mass., pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Worcester to stealing approximately $31,000 from the U.S. Postal Service. Carlitos Molina, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of misappropriating postal funds. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy H. Hillman scheduled sentencing […]

USPS continues to shake up management from scandal over overtime pay in Richmond VA

4/25/17 The U.S. Postal Service is continuing to shake up the management of postal stations in the Richmond area as the fallout continues from a scandal over overtime pay, sources have told the Free Press. In the past week, at least five station managers or carrier supervisors at area stations have been removed amid allegations […]

APWU receives Arbitration ruling for USPS to return jobs to Clerk Craft

Clerk Craft Gains 362 Administrative and Technical Jobs 04/24/2017 – Arbitrator Goldberg ruled that the Postal Service failed to make a good faith effort to return 362 administrative and technical jobs to the Clerk Craft. The arbitration award was issued on April 21, 2017 and settles a long-standing dispute over the Clerk Craft Jobs Memorandum […]