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8/13/20
Funding for Postal Service, Mail-In Voting Stall Coronavirus Relief Talks - Comments (Count)
Alcorn County family grateful for heroic postal worker following dog attack - Comments (Count)
Postal worker: 'We do have the capacity to handle election mail' - Comments (Count)
Homeless man sets USPS truck on fire in NYC - Comments (Count)
Former Deputy PMG Ron Stroman calls new changes at USPS 'high risk' - Comments (Count)
House Democrats continue to press DeJoy on mail delays - Comments (Count)
8/12/20
Postal carrier robbed at gunpoint in East Oakland - Comments (Count)
Jamie Lee Curtis tweets photo alleging Trump stealing the election by having USPS trucks towed - Comments (Count)
eBay reassures sellers about USPS shipping delays - Comments (Count)
Column: USPS postal carriers brave the storm, and not just the political one - Comments (Count)
Postal driver seriously injured in nearly head-on collision, pulled from truck before it became engulfed in flames - Comments (Count)
8/11/20
Postal Service to Start Negotiations for Giant Mail Truck Contract - Comments (Count)
Admirers Give Fond Farewell After Francisco Ortiz Retires From St. Helena Post Office - Comments (Count)
Reece Witherspoon Calls on Congress to Save the USPS Service For The Coming Election - Comments (Count)
Postal Service reviewing staffing in Baltimore area - Comments (Count)
USPS services temporarily close due to widespread Iowa storms - Comments (Count)
Fillmore County Journal Reports Tremendous Delays in Deliveries of Newspaper - Comments (Count)
Get yourself a tiny Jeep from the USPS - Comments (Count)
Blue USPS mailbox unbolted from the ground and stolen from Minneapolis intersection - Comments (Count)
Despite calls for his resignation, new USPS leader pledges more sweeping changes - Comments (Count)
8/10/20
UPS plans to impose substantial fees for holiday shipping - Comments (Count)
A thank you to postal workers during COVID-19 pandemic - Comments (Count)
Postal workers' union says up to 80,000 letters held back Monday in southern Maine, USPS says figure is overblown - Comments (Count)
Mail delay blamed for uptick in turkey chick deaths - Comments (Count)
First seeds, now people are receiving unordered masks in the mail - Comments (Count)
Three charged in USPS truck driver's killing  |  Man charged faces another murder charge - Comments (Count)
8/09/20
USPS looks to reduce letter carriers' casing equipment - Comments (Count)
8/08/20
California's Utopian post office and the woman who saved it - Comments (Count)
Chicago: Postal problems mean no checks, no medications for weeks - Comments (Count)
Mahindra drops out of USPS truck bid - Comments (Count)
Off-duty cop driving for USPS shot to death after truck stalls, Mississippi cops say - Comments (Count)
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House Oversight chair introduces bill to reverse organizational changes at USPS
8.12.2020 - CNN reports: "The Delivering for America Act, introduced by House Oversight and Reform chairwoman Carolyn Maloney of New York, is the latest action over the agency's cutbacks and slow mail service ahead of the 2020 election in November that is already upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a Republican donor and ally to the President, on Friday announced a hiring freeze on leadership positions in the agency and a reorganization of top leaders." - Forbes - Comments (Count)
USPS Announces Major Restructuring
8.07.2020 - USPS News Link reports: "In an effort to operate in a more efficient and effective manner and better serve customers, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy today announced a modified organizational structure for the U.S. Postal Service. The new organizational structure is focused on three operating units and their core missions: Retail and Delivery Operations, Logistics and Processing Operations and Commerce and Business Solutions." - USPS Reports $2.2 Billion Loss for Third Quarter - PMG DeJoy Opening Remarks to Board of Governors - BillMoyers.com: 'Friday Night Massacre' - Democrats React to USPS Shake-Up: 'Sabotage' and 'Partisan Games' - USPS Reassigning or Displacing 23 Postal Executives - NYT - NPR - Comments (Count)
USPS Requesting VERA for Non-Bargaining Employees
8.07.2020 - USPS News Link reports: "These organizational changes do not initiate a reduction in force, and there are no immediate impacts to USPS employees. However, to prepare for future changes, the Postal Service has implemented a management hiring freeze and will be requesting future Voluntary Early Retirement Authority from the Office of Personnel Management for non-bargaining employees." - USPS seeks early retirements, management hiring freeze - Comments (Count)
PMG DeJoy Addresses Misconceptions
8.07.2020 - USPS News Link reports: "First, while I certainly have a good relationship with the president of the United States, the notion that I would ever make decisions concerning the Postal Service at the direction of the president, or anyone else in the administration, is wholly off-base," said DeJoy." - Comments (Count)
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