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Postal Service vehicles are going up in flames, and it's happening across the country - Comments (Count)
USPS still seeing huge backlog on unsent packages - Comments (Count)
Workhorse lawyers up in mail truck contract dispute - Comments (Count)
FedEx to Electrify Entire Fleet by 2040 - Comments (Count)
An Iowa man is facing 65 years in prison for forging postage stamps for his eBay business - Comments (Count)
DeJoy Is Killing It - Comments (Count)
ANOTHER! Postal truck goes up in flames in east Lincoln - Comments (Count)
Some retired Boston workers haven't gotten their February pension checks in the mail - Comments (Count)
DMV mails registration sticker out 4 times but they are never delivered - Comments (Count)
Chicago: USPS opens second round of online applications for city carriers - Comments (Count)
She bought a wedding band for her husband in November; The Post Office still hasn't delivered it - Comments (Count)
Hungary's postal service to stop delivering newspapers - Comments (Count)
Sen. Coons delivers floor speech on USPS delays impacting Delawareans - Comments (Count)
Charlotte man receives mother's ashes after weeks of thinking they had been lost in the mail - Comments (Count)
Longtime Boone postal employee, well-known in the community, retires after nearly 3 decades - Comments (Count)
As Amazon Air Expands, Report Sees Potential Challenge to UPS, FedEx and USPS - Comments (Count)
Audit: Postal workers marked thousands of items sitting in Raleigh post office as delivered - Comments (Count)
No evidence to support trending Reddit thread about Chicago mail carrier - Comments (Count)
Why did the Postal Service's performance decline last year? - Comments (Count)
GovExec: What the Postal Board Changes Mean for DeJoy - Comments (Count)
Chicago Mail Delays Creating 'Unbearable' Burden for Residents - Comments (Count)
Postal Unions Hope House Probe of USPS Virus Response Gets Answers - Comments (Count)
Chicken farmers concerned about future USPS embargos impacting live shipment delays - Comments (Count)
Decisions by postal leaders partly to blame for mail delays - Comments (Count)
USPS eyes partnerships with private services for parcel exports - Comments (Count)
Columbus: USPS customers still experiencing mail delays - Comments (Count)
USPS, GSA expand 'government storefront' concept with PIV card pilot - Comments (Count)
Workhorse meeting with USPS about lost mail truck bid - Comments (Count)
Canada Post suspends mail delivery to two Toronto highrises after some residents seen without masks - Comments (Count)
SUV crashes into post office in Escambia County - Comments (Count)
MSNBC: Gotcha: PMG DeJoy's Fate Sealed as Biden Nominates Three to Postal Board - Comments (Count)
As Chicagoans face 'serious problems' with mail delivery, Durbin urges Trump-appointed postmaster general to 'step aside' - Comments (Count)
Delay in textbook deliveries has caused anxiety and anticipation to increase - Comments (Count)
Colorado's Amber McReynolds tapped for USPS board of governors - Comments (Count)
USPS Warns Memphis Backlog Is Impacting Entire Air Network - Comments (Count)
Farmer receives dead baby chicks in the mail - Comments (Count)
NALC: Recent Letter Carrier Deaths From COVID-19 and Other Causes - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: How Efficient is the Postal Service Peak Season Hiring Process? - Comments (Count)
Chicago: USPS Investigates More Than $100,000 Dollars in Mailed Checks Stolen by Scammers - Comments (Count)
Southern California: As USPS Performance Improves, First Class Mail Delays Still Happening - Comments (Count)
North Texas mail carriers are working to catch up on missed deliveries because of winter storm - Comments (Count)
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USPS offers early retirements to non-union employees in agency reorganization
3.03.2021 - Federal News Network reports: "To avoid a reduction in force, the Postal Service is offering voluntary early retirements to most eligible non-bargaining unit employees at its headquarters, as well as at area and district offices. The Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA) goes into effect April 30, and doesn't come with any monetary incentive. USPS employees who take advantage of the offer would essentially benefit by being able to tap into their retirement funds early." - Comments (Count)
USPS announces next phase of organizational changes
3.03.2021 - The Hill reports: "The United States Postal Service announced on Wednesday the start of its next phase of organizational changes over the next two months. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said in a statement that this second phase of changes will consolidate 67 service districts into 50 districts. The changes also include plans to realign its logistics and processing operations to add an additional division, bringing the total to 13." - WP: DeJoy's Latest Plan Could Increase Bureaucracy and Slow Delivery - GovExec: USPS Announces Workforce Attrition Measures to Accompany Reorganized Structure (with map) - USPS News Link: Restructuring Update - USPS News Release - Comments (Count)
USPS Chooses Oshkosh Defense for New Delivery Vehicles
2.23.2021 - reports: "The new vehicles will include air conditioning and heating, improved ergonomics, and some of the most advanced vehicle technology -- including 360-degree cameras, advanced braking and traction control, air bags, a front- and rear-collision avoidance system that includes visual, audio warning, and automatic braking. The vehicles will also have increased cargo capacity to maximize efficiency and better accommodate higher package volumes stemming from the growth of eCommerce, reports the USPS." - NFL Thanks USPS for Manning Homage - At Odds With Biden Administration - Did Pixar design the truck? - Lawmaker seeks to stop contract with limited EVs - Let's cast new Car characters based on new USPS truck - Late-night hosts react to new USPS truck design - Massive Windshield - Trucks are delivering strong reactions - Car and Driver: So much for looking cool - Workhorse stock plummets - CNN: Radical Change - The future of USPS trucks is electric - This is the Postal Service's New Truck - NALC Statement - Comments (Count)
White House says it's responding to pressure to act fast on USPS problems
2.19.2021 - CNN reports: "President Biden has made clear his feelings on the current leadership of the Postal Service and the challenges it faces, and his team is working as quickly as possible to fill board vacancies so the USPS can effectively fulfill its vital mission for the country, and live up to the commitments made to its workers," Biden spokesperson Michael Gwin told CNN." - Comments (Count)
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