Postal News Archives July 2021

7/23/21

NALC: 2021 JCAM Released Comments (Count)
Monson honors 50th anniversary of postal worker Comments (Count)
How an ‘integrated postal network’ represents cronyism at its worst Comments (Count)
Staff shortage at Louisville post office forces temporary closures Comments (Count)
USPS Keeps Losing Posters Mailed in Tubes Comments (Count)
USPS using new package sorting equipment to help meet expected surge over holidays Comments (Count)
Amazon’s mission: Getting a ‘key’ to your apartment building Comments (Count)
Linn’s: USPS continues to focus on package mail Comments (Count)

7/22/21

NALC: USPS Revises Face Covering Policy Comments (Count)
What the Constitution Has to Do With Mail Delays in Detroit Comments (Count)
UPDATE: Postal worker shot while delivering mail released from hospital Comments (Count)
Nonprofit Mailers to Appeal Postal Rate Hike Comments (Count)

7/21/21

USPS piloting new same-day delivery in Houston to help businesses compete with Amazon Comments (Count)
Alabama: USPS driver shot while delivering mail Comments (Count)
Las Vegas: USPS letter carrier robbed at gunpoint Comments (Count)
More than 30 years later, postal workers retired together Comments (Count)
Postal worker Collins ready to deliver last parcel Comments (Count)
USPS mobile unit in Longs still not set up nearly a month after post office fire Comments (Count)
Mail changes concern Montana letter carriers Comments (Count)
Bezos thanks Amazon customers who ‘paid’ for space flight, sparking criticism Comments (Count)

7/20/21

Bluefield Postman Awarded the Postmaster General Hero Award Comments (Count)
Cleveland: String of attacks on postal workers Comments (Count)
4 Las Vegas men allegedly used USPS Priority Mail envelopes to sell drugs Comments (Count)
USPS plans to move ahead with mail rate hike over lawmakers’ objections Comments (Count)

7/19/21

Lexington: Congress Should Not Interfere With Mail Truck Purchases Comments (Count)
VIDEO: USPS All-Employee Message from PMG DeJoy Comments (Count)
Staffing shortage has mail carriers working long hours Comments (Count)
USPS debuts same-day and next-day delivery at three southern Dallas post offices Comments (Count)
Bomb Scare Clears Atlantic County Post Office Comments (Count)
Royal Mail wants all company cars electric by 2030 Comments (Count)
USPS installs state-of-the-art sorting machine in Huntsville facility Comments (Count)

7/18/21

Thieves targeting USPS mailboxes in Oklahoma Comments (Count)
San Antonio: One clerk, 100 people in line, hours wait at Richland Hills post office Comments (Count)
Update: Train Crashes Into USPS Truck Comments (Count)

7/17/21

Sweating it out: Post office workers suffering without air conditioning Comments (Count)
Franklin Co. residents speak out about mailing service issues with USPS Comments (Count)
USPS 4th Quarter Begins With Continued Service Performance Improvements Comments (Count)

7/16/21

Baltimore mail service: Poor delivery, and no stamps for sale! Comments (Count)
A St. Paul postal worker begged for stronger COVID-19 protections. She ended up spending six weeks in the hospital | Pleaded for COVID protections Comments (Count)
Woman critically hurt crashing into back of mail truck on Queens expressway Comments (Count)
Train collides with postal service van in Marion County Comments (Count)
Ohio congressional members demand answers for slow postal service Comments (Count)
Linn’s: The end of USPS stamped envelopes for Priority Mail Comments (Count)

7/15/21

Post office tries to find who mailed letters to ‘Granny’ from Greenville Comments (Count)
Tennessee postal worker gets surprise financial help from a friend Comments (Count)
USPS IG warns 10-year plan may not save as much money as agency projects Comments (Count)
New sorting machine installed at Traverse City USPS distribution facility Comments (Count)
GovExec Daily: Is USPS Service Back to Normal? Comments (Count)

7/14/21

USPS offers $50K reward in letter carrier robbery in Minneapolis Comments (Count)
Mississippi: Postal worker stabbed her supervisor multiple times with screwdriver over a time-off request Comments (Count)
Brooklyn USPS worker and boyfriend arrested for stealing $3 million worth of money orders, feds say Comments (Count)
PRC: Annual Household Diary Study: Mail Use and Attitudes in FY 2020 Comments (Count)

7/13/21

Meeting of the Advisory Committee on International Postal and Delivery Services Scheduled for July 15th Comments (Count)
NALC: (Huge) accumulated COLA is $1,726 through June 2021 Comments (Count)
USPS Inspector General Investigation Targets Baltimore Mail Delays, as Probe Expands Nationally Comments (Count)
How the Postal Service Can Help Local Retailers Beat Amazon Comments (Count)
Mail truck delivers close call for rural carrier Comments (Count)
Residents of one Detroit zip code say USPS mail service has left them empty-handed Comments (Count)
USPS truck overturned in 2-car crash Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Sick Leave in the Era of COVID Comments (Count)
Postal banking could provide free accounts to 21 million Americans who don’t have access to a credit union or community bank Comments (Count)

7/12/21

Attorney General Shapiro vows to fight Postal Service changes after meeting with Lehigh Valley postal workers Comments (Count)
Greenfield postal worker retires after 42 years Comments (Count)
Judicial Watch Sues Postal Service Over Tracking Americans’ Social Media Posts Comments (Count)
San Diego: Dedicated Postal Carrier Celebrated Comments (Count)
Postal Service Asks Court to Toss Vehicle Lawsuit Comments (Count)
Drunk postal worker arrested after falling out of moving mail truck Comments (Count)
Virginia courier company poaches drivers from Amazon due to labor shortage Comments (Count)
Elderly minivan driver slams into Coconut Creek post office Comments (Count)
Carmichael man pleads guilty to armed robbery of postal worker Comments (Count)
How mail led to the start of the Lehigh Valley International Airport Comments (Count)
USPS Monetizes Basic Services: What Next? Comments (Count)

7/11/21

USPS to hire over 100 mail carriers in Louisville | USPS hiring 300 in metro Phoenix Comments (Count)

7/10/21

Stamps.com agrees to go private in $6.6 billion all-cash deal Comments (Count)
Some county postal stations could close, lose services Comments (Count)
Kentucky: USPS official explains consolidation process Comments (Count)

7/09/21

One Year Later, USPS Restores Service to Pre-DeJoy Levels Comments (Count)
Tina Sweeney ready to become Phoenix’s first female postmaster Comments (Count)
Q3: USPS’s Strongest Quarterly Service Performance For All Mail Categories Comments (Count)
Baltimore man’s disability check finally arrives in mail; USPS problems persist Comments (Count)
Suspects wanted for robbing Dallas post offices, up to $50K reward Comments (Count)

7/08/21

Rosendale Post Office Closes After Vehicle Crashes Into It Comments (Count)
Travaille delivers finale to 30-plus year postal career Comments (Count)
A Philly-made USPS mailbox that danced outside convention center will go into Smithsonian Comments (Count)
The U.S. Postal Service’s 10-Year Plan: Will it Work? Comments (Count)

7/07/21

Huntsville post office demands you wear a mask despite its own policies Comments (Count)
Farewell from longtime St. Helena postal employee Comments (Count)
Identity thieves are stealing people’s mail, especially in the southeast Denver area Comments (Count)
As the COVID-19 pandemic slows, USPS mail delays continue Comments (Count)
NALC: OPM requires verification of eligible family member enrollments for FEHB Comments (Count)
Missing postal worker mom found dead, 75-year-old co-worker arrested for her murder | ‘Deranged’ ex-postal worker accused of murder Comments (Count)

7/06/21

Rockport Post Office announces a changing of guard Comments (Count)
Post Office Delays Lead Residents to Frantically Search for Mail Comments (Count)
Postal Retirement Q&A July 2021 by Roseanne Jefferson Comments (Count)

7/05/21

USPS postal police say their duties have been scaled back to keep them from helping stop mail theft | Postal police officers frustrated with new foot patrol restrictions Comments (Count)
Pay it forward: Workers recall beginning of USPS Comments (Count)
Large number of mailboxes broken into at Colorado Springs post office Comments (Count)

7/04/21

USPS rolls out mobile unit in Buckeye-Shaker neighborhood Comments (Count)
Mystery helper repaints post office bollards Comments (Count)
Longtime Lantana mail carrier retires Comments (Count)

7/03/21

Amazon’s delivery robot lands a new development center in Finland Comments (Count)
Obscure language in postal reform bills causes stir Comments (Count)
Morris County mailman delivered marijuana and cocaine Comments (Count)
USPS now rejecting FOIA requests for COA moving data, is developing a commercial product to sell COA data instead Comments (Count)
Cleveland: Postal carrier has gun pointed at him Comments (Count)
East Bernstadt mail carrier given award for rescuing woman Comments (Count)
Postal employee pocketed $150K after lying on workers compensation forms, feds allege Comments (Count)

7/02/21

Marshall post office’s Marjorie List to retire after more than 30 years Comments (Count)
Bang! Car hits post office Comments (Count)
Man charged with stealing mail delivery truck Comments (Count)
Baltimore City man hasn’t seen mail in weeks Comments (Count)
Suburban grandmother says packages she ships overseas are taking a month just to leave Chicago Comments (Count)
Jesperson retires after 35 years with USPS Comments (Count)
USPS executives meet to prepare for holiday season Comments (Count)

7/01/21

Mail delays: No end in sight Comments (Count)
USPS victim was a ‘great man’ on the verge of retirement when killed on his bicycle commute, wife says Comments (Count)
Update: USPS Mail Carrier Gets Face Broken in Wild Dirt Bike Trio Attack on NYC Delivery Route Comments (Count)
The USPS Marks Its 50th Anniversary Today As An Independent Agency | Today is National Postal Worker Day Comments (Count)
USPS begins delivering mail to Surfside residents, businesses on streets currently closed to public Comments (Count)