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5/09/21
COVID: Out-of-work Bay Area bartenders turned to delivering mail during pandemic - Comments (Count)
5/08/21
Japan Post Office to release commemorative Pokemon stamps based on original trading cards - Comments (Count)
DFW: Arlington mother and son shipped meth across the U.S. in the mail - Comments (Count)
Detroit woman says her apartment complex hasn't received mail in three weeks - Comments (Count)
Postmaster General Vows to Consider 'Critiques' as USPS Announces Tanking Performance in Recent Months - Comments (Count)
5/07/21
Former postal worker fined $200 for failing to deliver over 700 pieces of mail - Comments (Count)
Despite promises to stop parking in public spaces, Postal trucks still clog spots in Belmont Cragin - Comments (Count)
USPS Turns to AI at the Edge to Boost Package Processing - Comments (Count)
5/06/21
Mapping out the changes in USPS service standards - Comments (Count)
How the pandemic reignited my love affair with the USPS - Comments (Count)
Downtown Topeka Post Office has chipped paint, cracked windows and broken elevators. That's just what we can see, so what can be done? - Comments (Count)
Canada: Post Office to expand 'financial services' - Comments (Count)
Residents living in 8th fastest growing county in US say Postal Service is overwhelmed - Comments (Count)
5/05/21
eBay CEO Makes Case for USPS Reliability, Reduced Regulations - Comments (Count)
USPS settles with Nike over its Postal Service-inspired Air Force 1 shoe - Comments (Count)
GAO questions sustainability of USPS - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Negotiated Service Agreement Price Tables Sent Unsecured to Vendors - Comments (Count)
Detroit protest held over mail delivery struggles by postal service - Comments (Count)
Federal investigation underway into dumping of undelivered mail in Ferguson - Comments (Count)
5/04/21
One Memphis community has not received a single piece of mail in month - Comments (Count)
Woman details sexual harassment at Corpus Christi postal facility - Comments (Count)
USPS has supply of cooling neck gaiters for employees - Comments (Count)
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USPS Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results
5.07.2021 - PR Newswire reports: "The U.S. Postal Service today announced its financial results for the 2021 second quarter ended March 31, reporting a net loss of $82 million, compared to a net loss of approximately $4.5 billion for the same quarter last year, as a pandemic surge in demand for package deliveries was not enough to offset increased operating costs and a decline in revenue from mail services." - NALC Statement - USPS Narrows Quarterly Loss - DeJoy Charges Ahead Despite Beating Financial Projections - Comments (Count)
USPS opts for a reduction in force for non-union employees in agency restructuring's final phase
5.04.2021 - Federal News Network reports: "The Postal Service is moving ahead with a non-voluntary reduction in force of non-bargaining unit employees after sending voluntary early retirement offers to its eligible management workforce. Ahead of the layoffs and reassignments, USPS will send a second round of Voluntary Early Retirement offers to eligible employees working at its headquarters, headquarters-related facilities, area offices and district offices." - USPS: Final Restructuring Phase - GovExec: Postal Service to Issue Layoff Notices Later This Month - Comments (Count)
PMG DeJoy criticizes mailing industry, USPS in scathing letter
4.28.2021 - Linn's Stamp News reports: "In a sharply critical critique of the mailing industry, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has said the United States Postal Service is "incapable of providing the American people with consistent, predictable service." That statement came from the embattled postal chief as he sought to rebut arguments from commercial mailers that his 10-year plan to rescue the financially troubled federal agency is seriously flawed. In a three-page letter dated April 19, DeJoy blamed mailers for tolerating the Postal Service's flawed service "for well over a decade." - Comments (Count)
Postal Service Begins New Round of Facility Closures While Also Procuring Dozens More
4.27.2021 - GovExec reports: "The U.S. Postal Service will consolidate 18 of its mail processing plants, coupling that announcement on Tuesday with plans to procure 45 new "annex" facilities that will boost the agency's package delivery capacity. The move highlights USPS' shift from traditional mail delivery to packages, a trend ongoing for years and accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will also reignite a fight postal management has avoided since 2015, when it paused its efforts to close and consolidate large numbers of processing plants." - NBC News: Concerns Over Mail Delays - Comments (Count)
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