Postal News Archives May 2019

5/17/19

The Hill: Financial Collapse of the USPS is Coming Comments (Count)
Mailman delivers marijuana to house during drug raid Comments (Count)
Some neighbors with disabilities are paying for mail in Kewaskum Comments (Count)

5/16/19

Ocasio-Cortez Puts the Postal Service on the Path to Ruin Comments (Count)
PMG Brennan: ‘Things are getting worse’ Comments (Count)
Postal Worker in Union Dumps Mail, Abandons Truck Comments (Count)
Now Amazon is building its own airport Comments (Count)
USPS employee says she’s not being paid after traumatizing incident on the job Comments (Count)
How much does the USPS profit when they lose your mail and it’s sold at auction? Comments (Count)

5/15/19

Minnesota boy run over by mail truck, life saved by his helmet Comments (Count)
Postal drive collects 6,000 lbs. of food Comments (Count)
Napping postal worker with pistol in lap draws SWAT team Comments (Count)
USPS halts mail delivery to neighborhood for more than 3 weeks due to wasps Comments (Count)
Man accused of ramming mail truck to kill ‘useless’ USPS employee Comments (Count)

5/14/19

Feature meant to prevent mail theft may actually be causing it Comments (Count)
Study Refutes Trump’s Claim That USPS Loses Money on Amazon Comments (Count)
USPS Did Not Meet Performance Goals for 2018 Comments (Count)
USPS vehicles have been catching on fire for years with no recall  |  Car and Driver Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Spotlight on Safety at Mail Processing Facilities Comments (Count)
OSHA proposes nearly $185,000 in penalties against Ankeny post office Comments (Count)

5/13/19

Consumer Postal Council: Postal Reform Legislation Must Uphold Promises to Retirees Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Assessing the Effectiveness of Domestic Competitive Negotiated Service Agreements (PDF) Comments (Count)
Why AOC Is (Mostly) Wrong About Post Office Pensions Comments (Count)
Auto Blog: Mail trucks are catching fire at an alarming rate Comments (Count)
Amazon to employees: We’ll pay you to quit and haul packages  |  Amazon offering $10K and 3 Months Pay Comments (Count)
Mailbox Improvement Week arrives in time for spring cleaning Comments (Count)
Gallup: Postal Service Still Americans’ Favorite Federal Agency Comments (Count)
Delivering help: Postal workers unite for annual Stamp Out Hunger drive Comments (Count)

5/12/19

One-time Minneapolis postal worker addicted to conspiracy theories sentenced Comments (Count)
Mail carrier needs surgery after dog attack in Michigan Comments (Count)
PHOTOS: From mailbox to mealtime Comments (Count)

5/11/19

‘Tough decisions’ lie ahead for USPS in upcoming 10-year business plan Comments (Count)
AOC and Bernie put postal banking back on the agenda Comments (Count)

5/10/19

Eyesore of the Week: Mailboxes of Tribeca Comments (Count)
Beleaguered Postal Service Needs to Say No to ‘Green’ Vehicles Comments (Count)
Postal Service Hasn’t Even Called Family Whose Relative Was Killed By a USPS Driver Comments (Count)
Letter carrier’s heroic response to house fire helps save two dogs, a ferret and a home Comments (Count)
Alliance Report: Be Careful What You Wish For Comments (Count)
Postal worker leaves behind more than mail during nature’s call Comments (Count)

5/09/19

USPS OIG Report: Facility Condition Reviews – Mail Processing Facilities Comments (Count)
New postmaster steps into Adrian post office Comments (Count)
Stamps.com loses more than half its value after slashing its profit outlook Comments (Count)
Trump tweets about company in the running for new postal delivery trucks Comments (Count)
Grieving Brooklyn Family Rails at Postal Service ‘Killers’ Comments (Count)
VIDEO: Postal truck heads right through floodwater Comments (Count)

5/08/19

Concerns raised about compelling postal retirees to enroll in Medicare Comments (Count)
Familiar face retiring after 40 years with USPS Comments (Count)
Mail truck recovered after being stolen by woman on bike Comments (Count)

5/07/19

$6.3 billion delivery: New USPS truck to be picked this year Comments (Count)
Another Attempt to Let USPS Ship Alcohol Comments (Count)
Who Is to Blame for USPS Delivery Delays? Comments (Count)
NPF: PMG Highlights How Digital Dimensions Are Taking Mail to New Heights Comments (Count)
Postal Retirement Q&A May/June 2019 by Roseanne Jefferson Comments (Count)

5/06/19

NPMHU Releases Details on RI-399 Payments Comments (Count)
Consumer Postal Council: Time For The Postal Service to Open Their Books Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: How Well Does the Postal Service Recruit and Train First-Line Supervisors? Comments (Count)
Varmints still appearing at ABQ post offices  |  Rats, rodents and bats oh my Comments (Count)
National Postal Forum is underway in Indianapolis Comments (Count)
27th Annual NALC National Food Drive is this Saturday, May 11th Comments (Count)
Reward money rises for info that leads to missing pregnant postal worker Comments (Count)

5/05/19

Caravan of mail carriers honor fallen post office worker Comments (Count)
Surveillance video captures moment pedestrian is struck by mail truck Comments (Count)

5/04/19

Lil Sherry Postal Carrier Parade Comments (Count)
USPS Completes Next Generation Delivery Vehicle Tests Comments (Count)
USPS truck hits and kills 52-year-old man in Brooklyn Comments (Count)

5/03/19

The Mail Boat Captain of Detroit Comments (Count)
Amazon hiring thousands of delivery drivers in roughly 50 US cities Comments (Count)
Alligator stops mail delivery in Winter Garden Comments (Count)
Postal worker tackles would-be robber in LaFox Comments (Count)
Postal worker blames broken gate for stolen truck and personal belongings Comments (Count)

5/02/19

T-Mobile Amplified Promotion for USPS Employees Comments (Count)
Legislation Introduced to End USPS Pre-Funding Mandate Comments (Count)
Postal Service Adds Five Drivers to the Million Mile Club Comments (Count)
Return of Minot mail processing not physically, financially feasible Comments (Count)
Mark Chute retires as Toledo postmaster Comments (Count)

5/01/19

Postal worker in mail theft case says supervisors need to be questioned more Comments (Count)
Residents on Franklin Co. road says Postal Service won’t deliver to them Comments (Count)