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4/11/21
Growing Momentum to Fix Windfall Elimination Provision - Comments (Count)
Lexington: COVID Costs and Major Reforms at the USPS - Comments (Count)
4/10/21
Amazon waged a brutal anti-union campaign. Unsurprisingly, they won - Comments (Count)
Man shot multiple times at or near post office in New Mexico - Comments (Count)
Police make arrest after attack on Michigan postal worker is caught on video | Possible road rage, only one bystander tried to intervene - Comments (Count)
USPS celebrates America's love of coffee - Comments (Count)
4/09/21
Amazon workers vote not to unionize in Alabama - Comments (Count)
Mailman delivers smiles with smooth moves caught on camera - Comments (Count)
Two injured after USPS truck, Range Rover collide in Miami Beach - Comments (Count)
Two Baltimore post offices close after 20+ workers reportedly get COVID - Comments (Count)
USPS worker is savagely beaten by two women trying to get stimulus checks in Flint, Michigan | Police launch investigation - Comments (Count)
Amazon pushed USPS to install mailbox outside Alabama warehouse of union vote - Comments (Count)
4/08/21
Belmont Cragin Neighbors Complain That USPS Trucks Are Taking Up Parking Spots - Comments (Count)
Dearborn postal worker calls it a career after 35 years in same neighborhood - Comments (Count)
Letter Carrier Who Balked at Sunday Amazon Deliveries Lacks Suit - Comments (Count)
USPS looking for suspected mail thief in Las Vegas - Comments (Count)
4/07/21
Postal Service Mail Carrier Removed for On-Duty Drug Transaction - Comments (Count)
USPS truck bursts into flames in West Bay Shore - Comments (Count)
DeJoy's USPS 10-year plan in trouble in House of Representatives - Comments (Count)
USPS Has Nearly Exhausted the $10B Congress Awarded It for COVID-19 Relief - Comments (Count)
Franklin post office houses historic mural painted during Depression - Comments (Count)
Judge rules USPS can move 'limited' mail-sorting machines to improve service - Comments (Count)
USPS to complete scanner rollout - Comments (Count)
New push to return USPS mail processing center to Toledo - Comments (Count)
4/06/21
Ex-post office chief in Nagasaki may have swindled more than 1 billion yen - Comments (Count)
Tammy Duckworth pressures postal service board on firing DeJoy - Comments (Count)
West side Detroiters say lagging US mail service has been 'hit or miss' - Comments (Count)
Montgomery chase ends with vehicle hitting postal truck - Comments (Count)
Hazmat company helps former postal worker by clearing out home - Comments (Count)
USPS apologizes to Senate candidate for mail mishap - Comments (Count)
DeJoy says USPS to run out of cash in late 2022 without 10-year reform plan - Comments (Count)
4/05/21
Postal Chief DeJoy Can Move Mail Sorting Machines, Judge Rules - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: A Traffic Jam of Mail - Comments (Count)
Horry Co. family still waiting on USPS to find grandmother's ashes - Comments (Count)
Edmonds letter carrier extraordinaire Todd Hoover hangs up his mailbag after 40 years - Comments (Count)
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Postal Service Indicates Layoffs Could Be on the Horizon
4.01.2021 - GovExec reports: "In a press conference last week, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy gave a hint as to the Postal Service's goals. "The plan that's in process right now is an administrative headcount reduction of some 60,000 people that was brought about with our realignment," DeJoy said. Parenheimer later clarified DeJoy was referencing the entire population of management employees at USPS, not all of which would be impacted by the restructuring." - USPS workers may be faced with upcoming layoffs - Comments (Count)
USPS chief DeJoy said to cut post office hours, lengthen delivery times in 10-year plan
3.23.2021 - Washington Post reports: "PMG Louis DeJoy will unveil the largest rollback of consumer mail services in a generation as part of a 10-year plan for the USPS, according to two people briefed on the proposal. The announcement, set for Tuesday, is part of DeJoy's strategic vision for the agency, one that has left postal advocates wary of any changes that could further diminish operations. Mailing industry experts have warned that substantial service cuts could drive away business and worsen the Postal Service's already battered balance sheet." - Full Plan (PDF) - USPS: Delivering for America (PDF) - Video offers 10-year plan overview - USPS 10-Year Plan - NALC: "Good Starting Point" - APWU: "Some Deep Concerns" - GovExec - CNN - First Class Mail to Take Extra Day - Comments (Count)
Postmaster General to Propose $40 Billion Investment in USPS in Forthcoming Plan
3.11.2021 - GovExec reports: "The funds would go toward infrastructure updates such as larger facilities and new package sortation equipment, DeJoy told a panel of the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday, and reducing turnover in the USPS workforce. The postmaster general did not specify where the money would come from." - Testimony of PMG DeJoy Before House Appropriations Subcommittee - PMG acknowledges 'extreme delays' in some mail, says USPS needs big changes - DeJoy Gives himself an 'A' grade - Comments (Count)
Membership Ratifies New NALC-USPS Collective Bargaining Agreement
3.08.2021 - NALC reports: "The active membership of the National Association of Letter Carriers has overwhelmingly ratified the tentative 2019-2023 National Agreement with the United States Postal Service. Over 94% of participating eligible members voted to accept the tentative agreement that was announced on November 25. The vote to ratify was 60,111 to accept the agreement versus 3,341 to reject it." - NALC Bulletin: Details of Contract: 24-month conversion of CCAs, elimination of MSPs, more... (PDF) - Comments (Count)
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