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Letter carrier focus group provides feedback on NGDV - Comments (Count)
USPS vehicle decimated in crash with semi, postal driver in serious condition - Comments (Count)
USPS installs high-speed package sorting machine at Albuquerque plant - Comments (Count)
Post Offices nationwide hiring ahead of holiday surge - Comments (Count)
USPS celebrates opening of new Hereford post office - Comments (Count)
Banner hit with rash of complaints about USPS service - Comments (Count)
FedEx Launches Autonomous Truck Routes - Comments (Count)
New Postal Service mailbox rules anger homeowners - Comments (Count)
IG Calls for Tighter Controls Over Noncompetitive Contracts at USPS - Comments (Count)
St. Louis postal union official gets 18 months for embezzlement - Comments (Count)
Staffing shortage temporarily closes downtown Davenport post office retail window - Comments (Count)
USPS addresses service issues at Prattville post office - Comments (Count)
USPS Grilled at D.C. Circuit Court Over Postal Supervisor Pay Differential - Comments (Count)
Community comes together to raise money for USPS driver killed in crash | GoFundMe - Comments (Count)
USPS Celebrates Date Meets ZIP in El Cajon (92021) - Comments (Count)
Estes Park USPS gets new postmistress - Comments (Count)
Mailman killed in Bradenton after SUV runs stop sign, hits USPS truck - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Does First Class Mail Get First Class Service? - Comments (Count)
Postal carrier stabbed in Hartford, suspect detained - Comments (Count)
Amazon's AI Cameras Are Punishing Drivers for Mistakes They Didn't Make - Comments (Count)
Should USPS do health checks on vulnerable Americans? - Comments (Count)
Pitney Bowes Forecasts US Parcel Volume to Double to 39 Billion by 2026 - Comments (Count)
Couple flooded with mountain of mail that isn't theirs - Comments (Count)
Former Postal Board Governor Bilbray Dies - Comments (Count)
East side intersection closed after USPS truck overturns - Comments (Count)
New counterfeit warning: High-denomination stamps - Comments (Count)
Postal worker accused of shooting man released on $30,000 bond - Comments (Count)
Why Your Mailbox Could Soon Have An Orange Or Yellow Sticker On It In Minnesota | USPS Launches New Dog Paw Program - Comments (Count)
USPS to Implement New Service Standards October 1st - Comments (Count)
USPS Must Analyze Injury-Related Data Based on Career Status, GAO Says - Comments (Count)
Whole New LiteBlue - Comments (Count)
Video captures two crooks stealing mail from Miami-Dade condo - Comments (Count)
Postal Service Betting on Higher Inflation Through 2024 - Comments (Count)
Houston: Postal worker shoots man after argument near Midtown - Comments (Count)
USPS employee from Jersey City admits stealing $35K worth of cell phones from mail - Comments (Count)
Amazon plans to hire 125,000 workers with an average $18 hour per hour salary and sign-on bonuses up to $3,000 at certain locations - Comments (Count)
Port Huron Rural Carrier Achieves Impressive Milestone - Comments (Count)
Post office inspectors investigating after apparent break-in at E. Houston location - Comments (Count)
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USPS Issues Statement on COVID-19 Vaccines
9.17.2021 - USPS reports: "We are working closely with our union leadership so that once OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) is issued we can move quickly to determine its applicability to our employees and how best to implement." - Wait-and See - FACT CHECK: Postal workers to follow OSHA vaccine guidance, White House says - USPS says vaccination, testing requirements subject to 'mandatory' union negotiations - NALC: Currently it is unclear... - APWU: Waiting to see if rules apply - So is the Post Office subject to Biden's vax mandate or not? - Confusion - FOX News - White House clarifies USPS workers will be subject to vaccine mandate - Some Greater Cincinnati postal workers unhappy about mandate - Comments (Count)
Postal Service to Hire 100,000 Employees in 2021
8.26.2021 - reports: "The hiring campaign started in January of 2021 and will continue into January of 2022, said Dave Partenheimer, a postal spokesman. USPS is looking to stop the bleeding on attrition while also engaging in an annual hiring spree to prepare for the upcoming holiday season, the mailing agency's busiest time of the year." - Comments (Count)
Significant USPS Rate Hike Will Move Forward This Month After Court Rejects Request for Pause
8.24.2021 - reports: "USPS will raise rates for regular, First-Class mail by 6.8% and for package services by 8.8%. A standard stamp will go from $0.55 to $0.58. Large-scale mail users are suing the Postal Service and the Postal Regulatory Commission, arguing the authority postal management used to implement the rate increase is unlawful." - Starting this weekend - Comments (Count)
Postal Service to Move Ahead With Mail Delivery Plan
8.09.2021 - Linn's Stamp News reports: "The United States Postal Service is pressing ahead with Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's 10-year plan to slow mail deliveries despite the efforts of two new members of the Postal Service's board of governors to derail the controversial proposal." - USPS Statement - USPS Finalizes Plan - Starts Oct. 1 - Here's Where Mail Will Slow Down - Federal Register Notice (PDF) - Comments (Count)
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