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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 ...
Rasmussen College offers 20% tuition grant to postal employees

Rasmussen College offers 20% tuition grant to postal employees

Rasmussen College is offering a 20 percent tuition grant to Postal Service employees seeking to start, resume or finish their education ...
The NALC Veterans Guide is now available

The NALC Veterans Guide is now available

NALC created the NALC Veterans Group to provide access to information and tools specific to veterans’ rights and benefits within the Postal Service ...
After Half A Century of Postal Service, San Jose carrier hangs up his satchel

After Half A Century of Postal Service, San Jose carrier hangs up his satchel

SAN JOSE, CA — Fifty years ago the Beatles were changing the world, the first ever Earth Day was launched and for letter carrier Peter Licon so was a Postal Career ...
Dog attacks scare postal workers away from hardscrabble coastal Georgia trailer park

Dog attacks scare postal workers away from hardscrabble coastal Georgia trailer park

Then the last straw came in December. That's when one of the office's postal carriers was severely bitten by an aggressive dog while delivering mail inside the mobile home park, located off Emmanuel Farm Road in Glynn County.  ...
USPS OIG: Nationwide Delivery Scanning Issues

USPS OIG: Nationwide Delivery Scanning Issues

During our audits, we found that Postal Service employees were not always following package scanning procedures at 21 of the 25 units ...
PA postal clerk admits misappropriating more than $12,000

PA postal clerk admits misappropriating more than $12,000

WILLIAMSPORT – A former postal clerk in Snyder County has admitted she misappropriated more than $12,000 over a three-year period beginning in August 2015 ...
NALC and USPS have mutually agreed to postpone a national-level grievance

NALC and USPS have mutually agreed to postpone a national-level grievance

NALC and USPS have mutually agreed to postpone a national-level grievance regarding the delay in implementing Arbitrator Goldberg’s Award in Case No. Q15C-4Q-C 17697250 which was issued August 6, 2018 ...
USPS mail carrier robbed by two men in Oak Hills, California

USPS mail carrier robbed by two men in Oak Hills, California

OAK HILLS, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A U.S. Postal Service employee delivering mail was robbed by two men in Oak Hills, officials said. The robbery happened on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at about 1:00 pm., at the intersection of Baldy Mesa and Solano Roads ...
Oilton Residents Frustrated About Paying For Mail Service

Oilton Residents Frustrated About Paying For Mail Service

People in Oilton are upset because they say they're being forced to pay for post office boxes, even though the postal service doesn't deliver to their homes ...
Join the Feb 25 USPS Fairness Act Nationwide Call-in Day

Join the Feb 25 USPS Fairness Act Nationwide Call-in Day

On Feb. 25, postal workers and the communities we serve are standing up for our public Postal Service. It's time to protect America's most cherished institution ...
Postal worker arrested in child sex crimes sting

Postal worker arrested in child sex crimes sting

These men were very specific in communicating over the internet their intentions to have sex with an underage person, and the majority even distributed pornography to the undercover agent they thought was a child, according to Chief Roscoe ...
Mail carrier saves packages after vehicle catches fire in Lynchburg

Mail carrier saves packages after vehicle catches fire in Lynchburg

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- A mail carrier in Lynchburg jumped into action to save packages after her vehicle caught fire on Mt. Athos Road ...
USPS Election Mail, Political Mail handling reminder

USPS Election Mail, Political Mail handling reminder

The Postal Service wants employees to know the differences between Political Mail and Election Mail tags during this year’s election season ...
Wild Orchids Stamps to be released Feb. 21

Wild Orchids Stamps to be released Feb. 21

The Postal Service will release Wild Orchids, stamps that celebrate the exotic beauty of the flowering plants, on Friday, Feb. 21 ...
CFO reviews first-quarter financial results

CFO reviews first-quarter financial results

Chief Financial Officer Joe Corbett reviews the Postal Service’s latest financial results in a “Dollars and Change” video released this week ...
Handwritten Customs Declaration Forms are No Longer Acceptable

Handwritten Customs Declaration Forms are No Longer Acceptable

As of March 6, 2020, the United States Postal Service® will no longer accept any article bearing a handwritten customs declaration form. Customers must use PS Form 2976-R, USPS Customs Declaration and Dispatch Note, instead ...
Checking in with the Postal Service on its 228th Anniversary

Checking in with the Postal Service on its 228th Anniversary

On this day in 1792, President George Washington signed legislation that established the modern-day U.S. Postal Service ...
Missing Mail Found Dumped On Chicago’s Southwest Side

Missing Mail Found Dumped On Chicago’s Southwest Side

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mounds of undelivered mail found in the trash on the southwest side ...
USPS dedicates newest stamp

USPS dedicates newest stamp

Let’s Celebrate! — a stamp that can be used to add a festive touch to greeting cards, invitations, gift-bearing envelopes and packages — was dedicated Feb. 14 at a stamp show in Mesa, AZ ...
Bronx Church At Odds With Local Post Office Over Lack Of Mail Deliveries

Bronx Church At Odds With Local Post Office Over Lack Of Mail Deliveries

There are growing frustrations at a church in the Bronx after a pastor says they have gone several days without getting mail ...
Possible hazmat situation at west Phoenix post office sends 2 to hospital

Possible hazmat situation at west Phoenix post office sends 2 to hospital

The Phoenix Fire Department is trying to determine what sent two Postal Service employees to the hospital Wednesday morning. The two were complaining of a burning sensation in their hands after possibly coming into contact with something at work ...
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