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MDD update - Change-of-address functionality to be added

MDD update – Change-of-address functionality to be added

The Postal Service will soon add new functionality to mobile delivery devices, or MDDs, that allows users to quickly help customers update their change-of-address requests ...
USPS heads into busy holiday shipping season with fewer workers, better technology

USPS heads into busy holiday shipping season with fewer workers, better technology

SACRAMENTO -- United States Postal Service leaders say though the agency is going into this holiday season with fewer workers than in recent years, it's prepared.  ...
This December week is busiest of the year for post offices

This December week is busiest of the year for post offices

The holiday season is a busy time for the U.S. Post Office. One particular week claims the title as the busiest of the year, however ...
Extraordinary measures apply to Georgia Senate race

Extraordinary measures apply to Georgia Senate race

The Postal Service recently released guidance to ensure the timely processing of Election Mail for the Dec. 6 Georgia runoff election for the U.S. Senate ...
Stolen checks from mail theft ‘will only get worse’

Stolen checks from mail theft ‘will only get worse’

Criminals stealing checks from mail sent though local post offices, and across the country, are building a sophisticated enterprise of easy cash, fraud and identity theft ...
Primer on FSAs

Primer on FSAs

FSAs can help employees reduce their taxable income and save on yearly health or dependent care costs. FSAs are one of several options available to employees during the open season benefits enrollment period ...
Neighbors Give Their Retiring Postman A Big Send Off

Neighbors Give Their Retiring Postman A Big Send Off

  A few weeks ago a couple hundred neighbors gathered to celebrate their mail carrier, Neil Davis, who recently retired after a 36-year career with the USPS ...
Tons of marijuana found through U.S. mail system

Tons of marijuana found through U.S. mail system

A search warrant is needed to open the package, which is usually tipped off by a notable smell, a lot of packing tape, and with an origin address from a state with lax drug laws ...
Mail carrier hurled in the air during Ohio crash, witness says

Mail carrier hurled in the air during Ohio crash, witness says

“The speed with which the man that hit him was driving, and the fact that he ran the red light—he absolutely ran the red light, and didn’t even try to stop—so I don’t know if he was distracted. There was no screeching of brakes. He did not apply his brakes. Hit the man at full speed. Full speed,” he said ...
Camden County Woman Sentenced to 159 Months in Prison for Role in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Camden County Woman Sentenced to 159 Months in Prison for Role in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Camden County, New Jersey, woman was sentenced today to 159 months in prison for her role in a scheme to obtain money through fraudulently obtained refund checks issued by the U.S. Treasury,  U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced ...
Open season 2022

Open season midpoint – Window for benefits changes closes Dec. 12

You have two more weeks to change your health coverage for next year or enroll in a new plan. Open season, the annual period when USPS employees can make benefits changes, ends Monday, Dec. 12 ...
USPS Operation Santa Now Open for Letter Adoption

USPS Operation Santa Now Open for Letter Adoption

Letters sent with accurate postage and complete return addresses have been posted on USPSOperationSanta.com, and today is the day customers can begin reading and adopting them ...
PRC approves USPS rate increases for 1st-class mail and other "market-dominant" products

PRC approves USPS rate increases for 1st-class mail and other “market-dominant” products

On October 7, 2022, the Postal Service filed notice of its planned price adjustments and related mail classification changes for Market Dominant products ...
CFC spotlights Giving Tuesday

CFC spotlights Giving Tuesday

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the observance, which takes place on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving ...
Colorado Springs Postmaster accused of sexual assault

Colorado Springs Postmaster accused of sexual assault

According to Begay's arrest affidavit, Denver Police were called to the Embassy Suites, Denver Tech Center, shortly after midnight on November 20. Hotel staff called in the alleged assault ...
Cedartown, GA post office gets in the holiday spirit

Cedartown, GA post office gets in the holiday spirit

In the small North Georgia town of the post office of the town has decided to bring the holiday home for the community ...
USPS Enters Peak Holiday Season with Strong Delivery Performance Across All Categories

USPS Enters Peak Holiday Season with Strong Delivery Performance Across All Categories

During the reporting period, the average time to deliver a mailpiece or package across the postal network was 2.5 days for the fourth consecutive week ...
Postal Inspectors play crucial role after disasters

Postal Inspectors play crucial role after disasters

After a disaster, letter carriers and retail associates are welcome faces for weary customers, a hopeful sign that things are returning to normal. But behind the scenes are other employees working tirelessly to help USPS — and the communities it serves — recover ...
Netflix nights still come wrapped in red-and-white envelopes

Netflix nights still come wrapped in red-and-white envelopes

Netflix's trailblazing DVD-by-mail rental service has been relegated as a relic in the age of video streaming, but there is still a steady — albeit shrinking — audience of diehards like Amanda Konkle who are happily paying to receive those discs in the iconic red-and-white envelopes ...
Health care ABCs

Health care ABCs

The Open Season LiteBlue page has additional information to help you better understand your plan options, including a link to a comparison tool from Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees ...
Biden’s zero-emission government fleet starts with USPS

Biden’s zero-emission government fleet starts with USPS

DeJoy said prioritizing infrastructure in the short-term will allow the agency to deploy its EVs more quickly; to do otherwise risked squandering Congress’s investment and undermining mail delivery ...
Sen. Brown calls for resignation of Postmaster General due to ongoing mail thefts, delays

Sen. Brown calls for resignation of Postmaster General due to ongoing mail thefts, delays

More than a month after U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) demanded answers from the head of the U.S. Postal Service on ongoing mail thefts and delays, Sen. Brown told ABC6 On Your Side Problem Solvers that he received nothing but silence ...
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