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1/24/21
Woodland residents celebrate "Dan the Mailman" on his retirement - Comments (Count)
Dog-gone delivery - Comments (Count)
USPS apologizes for upside down flag at Maui post office - Comments (Count)
Man says package hasn't move in past 12 days at USPS facilities in Virginia - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Bank Secrecy Act Compliance - Comments (Count)
Lexington: Fix Mail Delivery Through Transparency - Comments (Count)
1/23/21
Linn's: When junk mail becomes a collector's treasure - Comments (Count)
Outrage over U.S. flag flown upside down and at half-staff in Maui on inauguration day - Comments (Count)
New members appointed to Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee - Comments (Count)
Caught on Camera: Tucson woman says mail truck hit her trash cans multiple times - Comments (Count)
Chicago: South Side residents have gone over a week without mail, face long lines at post office - Comments (Count)
USPS steps up security during second stimulus distribution - Comments (Count)
1/22/21
USPS closes one of Wallingford's post offices due to lack of staffing - Comments (Count)
USPS needs saving, and Biden has the tools to help - Comments (Count)
APWU: Postal Service Implements New Organizational Structure for Employees Working in Dock Areas - Comments (Count)
Akron homeowner wants trucks waiting for mail to get off his lawn - Comments (Count)
Residents circulate petition to solve mail woes at Drake Post Office - Comments (Count)
Scams tied to massive mail delays - Comments (Count)
Sticky mail? Postal Service explains 'mail fishing' evidence found at Tulsa collection box - Comments (Count)
USPS continues to see delivery delays, some are getting frustrated - Comments (Count)
1/21/21
Woods retires from Postal Service after three decades - Comments (Count)
Virginia Beach moves to Phase 1b for COVID vaccinations which includes postal workers - Comments (Count)
VIDEO: Live With APWU President Dimondstein - Comments (Count)
Woman fears for sister's health as medication sits for days at Richmond USPS facility - Comments (Count)
Amazon is offering Biden a hand distributing the COVID vaccine - Comments (Count)
Canada: 121 workers at Mississauga's Gateway postal facility test positive for COVID - Comments (Count)
Hope, friends and prayer help a family manage a COVID-induced stroke - Comments (Count)
Dancing mailboxes celebrate inauguration in most Berkeley way possible - Comments (Count)
Vehicle towing USPS mail truck crashes into pole on highway - Comments (Count)
1/20/21
Spanish Fort Post Office Closes - Comments (Count)
20-year-old arrested in string of armed robberies of postal workers in Albuquerque - Comments (Count)
When will the postal service catch up on mail delays? - Comments (Count)
2021 USPS Forever Stamps will feature stunning NASA Sun images - Comments (Count)
USPS Releases Updated 2020 Post-Election Analysis Report - Comments (Count)
1/19/21
PHOTO: Long line as only one clerk works the window at the Mesquite, TX Post Office - Comments (Count)
Bill Creekbaum: Beloved postal worker missed by community, coworkers - Comments (Count)
OP-ED: Lunar New Year Stamp Has Aztec, Not Asian, Vibe - Comments (Count)
The Postal Service Survived the Election. But It Was Crushed by Holiday Packages - Comments (Count)
USPS Gets Good Grade on Early Pandemic Response | Report: Moving the Mail Through COVID - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Late and Extra Trips at the Los Angeles P&DC (PDF) - Comments (Count)
Steve Hutkins (Save the Post Office) requesting info from PRC on removal of 30,000 collection boxes in 2021, post office closures and hours and COVID numbers (PDF) - Comments (Count)
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PMG DeJoy Calls for New 'Tone' for USPS
1.06.2021 - Linn's Stamp News reports: "In a Jan. 4 address to postal employees, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy appeared to be setting the stage for major changes in the way the United States Postal Service operates. "As we begin the new year, I want us to set a new tone," he said in a video message. "I want to put our organization and every employee in a better position to succeed," he said." - Video - Comments (Count)
CDC Panel Designates USPS Workers as Next in Line for COVID-19 Vaccine
12.26.2020 - GovExec reports: "Postal Service employees are now slated to be in Phase 1b of vaccine distribution, as part of 49 million individuals older than 75 or part of the non-health care frontline essential workforce. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices made its recommendation in a 13-1 vote, noting USPS workers were part of a group "critical to the functioning of society." - Comments (Count)
Postal Service Pulling out All Stops to Meet Seasonal Volumes Amid Pandemic
12.15.2020 - USPS reports: "While every year the Postal Service carefully plans for peak holiday season, a historic record of holiday volume compounded by a temporary employee shortage due to the COVID-19 surge, and capacity challenges with airlifts and trucking for moving this historic volume of mail are leading to temporary delays. These challenges are being felt by shippers across the board." This is our Super Bowl - USPS faces busiest time of the year with more than 14,000 employees quarantined - Washington Post: USPS Gridlocked - Detroit: Letter Carriers assigned two eight-hour routes each day - Potential nor'easter could exacerbate delays - We are slammed like never before - Comments (Count)
USPS 'hopeful' freedom to set higher mail rates will increase revenue
12.01.2020 - Federal News Network reports: "The Postal Service is on track to receive more pricing flexibility for its mail rates, a move that its leadership says will put the agency on firmer financial footing. The Postal Regulatory Commission released a final rule Monday that would keep a price cap on market-dominant products like first-class mail, but would base the cap on changes in mail density and retirement costs." - PRC busts the price cap, lawsuits sure to follow - PRC Lays Out New Rules for USPS - Order (PDF) - Comments (Count)
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