Postal News Archives August 2019

8/18/19

Professor relays stories of black activism and the post office Comments (Count)
Postal Impersonator Ripping Off Pleasant Hill Mail Comments (Count)
UPS reveals it has already been using self-driving trucks Comments (Count)

8/17/19

CSRS time buyout: Fact, fiction or fantasy Comments (Count)
Arizona lawmakers urge restrictions on Postal Service consolidations Comments (Count)
After nearly five decades, Barstow letter carrier completes his rounds Comments (Count)

8/16/19

Postmaster Debra Fisher to retire after 25 years at Island Post Office Comments (Count)
Waxahachie mail carrier delivers inspiration by running route Comments (Count)
USPS offers reward for info on series of postal truck break-ins in Chicago Comments (Count)

8/15/19

USPS is losing $1B a quarter. How long can it survive? Comments (Count)
Amazon and FedEx are to blame for first USPS volume drop in 9 years Comments (Count)
The end of snail mail: Our mail carrier robbed us and now the USPS is dead to me Comments (Count)
Postal worker rescues elderly man on her route in Arlington Comments (Count)
Postal carrier robbed of mail keys, cell phone in Lauderhill Comments (Count)
USPS Selling Air Mail T-Shirt Featuring a Soviet Tu-114 Airliner  |  Tupolev Tu-114  (Source: Washington Post) Comments (Count)

8/14/19

Coral Springs mail carrier busted stealing cash and gift cards Comments (Count)
UNACCOUNTABLE: USPS is a Rogue Company Delivering Road Violence Comments (Count)
Amazon delivery driver caught on camera taking girl’s bike Comments (Count)

8/13/19

Phoenix mail-delivery drivers raise concerns about lack of air conditioning in trucks Comments (Count)
APWU: New MS-1 Settlement and Implementation Comments (Count)
APWU official admits $34,500 theft from union Comments (Count)
One-of-a-kind postal service procession held in Oregon City for beloved mailman Comments (Count)
What the U.S. Postal Service’s Big Loss Means for FedEx and UPS Comments (Count)

8/12/19

Girl, 9, leaves cold drinks for postal carriers during summer heat wave Comments (Count)

8/11/19

Amazon delivery van falls down embankment Comments (Count)
Two decades after postal worker was gunned down by a white supremacist, a family is fed up with no action Comments (Count)

8/09/19

MTA worker kept USPS job in case he didn’t like new gig Comments (Count)
Another Mail Truck Burnt to a Crisp Comments (Count)
Amazon Scout robots now making deliveries in Irvine, CA Comments (Count)
Hughesville crash involves postal truck Comments (Count)
Colorado Springs mail carrier severely injured after dog attack Comments (Count)

8/08/19

Driver Crashes Into New Baltimore Post Office Comments (Count)
Postal Service Watchdog Finds New Vulnerability During Security Audit Comments (Count)
Stamps.com Profit Plunges After Ending Postal Service Partnership Comments (Count)

8/07/19

FedEx to Sever Another Amazon Link Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Bells and Whistleblowers Comments (Count)
Sprint Sizzling Weekend Aug. 9-11 Exclusive Offers for USPS Employees Comments (Count)

8/06/19

Postal customer receives note from USPS on why mail had blood on it Comments (Count)
Extreme heat doesn’t stop the mail – even at the cost of postal workers’ health Comments (Count)
Cesar Sayoc, who mailed pipe bombs to Trump critics, is sentenced to 20 years Comments (Count)
Latest T-Mobile Promotions for USPS Employees Comments (Count)

8/05/19

CVS Takes on Amazon Prime With Membership Program Comments (Count)
A Yorkshire Terrier Disrupts Postal Service in Virginia Town Comments (Count)
2,305 Postal Retirements in July 2019 Comments (Count)
Communities and Postal Workers United Summer 2019 Newsletter (PDF) Comments (Count)

8/04/19

FedEx, UPS find formula for delivering seven days a week: Discount Sunday drivers Comments (Count)

8/03/19

AZ rep. calls for investigation into “unsafe summer work conditions” for postal workers Comments (Count)
USPS mail carrier caught on camera driving over front lawn of home Comments (Count)

8/02/19

Brookline letter carrier gives rental scooters her stamp of approval Comments (Count)
USPS regains a functioning governing board for the first time in five years Comments (Count)
FedEx truck full of packages burns along SR 167 in Auburn Comments (Count)
Amazon drivers part of $10 million theft ring (that sold stolen items on Amazon.com), FBI says Comments (Count)
Retired letter carriers warn: You don’t have to accept a Postal Service cluster box Comments (Count)

8/01/19

Scantily-clad mail carrier? Comments (Count)
Rattlesnake encounter stops mail delivery in San Jose neighborhood Comments (Count)
Records show more than a hundred mail delivery complaints at south Fargo branch Comments (Count)