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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 ...
Resources on CCA to PTF Conversion

Resources on CCA to PTF Conversion

Due to the recent settlement of national-level case Q16N-4Q-C-19225551, M-01906 in NALC’s Materials Reference System (MRS), concerning the Postal Service hiring city carrier assistant (CCA) employees above the contractual caps, many CCAs will be converted to career status either as a full-time regular or part-time flexible (PTF) ...
Indictment Charges Members of Inland Empire Drug Trafficking Ring with Transporting Kilograms of Cocaine by Mail and Trucks

Indictment Charges Members of Inland Empire Drug Trafficking Ring with Transporting Kilograms of Cocaine by Mail and Trucks

LOS ANGELES – Authorities this morning arrested 16 defendants linked to an Inland Empire-based drug trafficking ring that used the U.S. Postal Service and private vehicles to ship large quantities of cocaine and other narcotics to buyers across the country ...
Postal Inspectors keeping Super Bowl mail secure

Postal Inspectors keeping Super Bowl mail secure

While football fans are getting ready for Super Bowl LIV in Miami this weekend, the Postal Inspection Service is working to secure the mail arriving at Hard Rock Stadium before the big game ...
NAPS Files Comments with Postal Regulatory Commission on Proposed New Rate System

NAPS Files Comments with Postal Regulatory Commission on Proposed New Rate System

NAPS focused its comments on requesting that the PRC replace the suffocating CPI-U index with the more appropriate index used to measure inflation within the delivery services industry. Over the past 13 years, the CPI-U increased by 3.9%, while the CPI for Delivery Services increased by 11.4% ...
Grand jury indicts Dayton man with shooting mail carrier

Grand jury indicts Dayton man with shooting mail carrier

A federal grand jury has charged Christopher O. Gibson, 47, with assaulting and injuring a United States employee with a deadly weapon and using a firearm during a crime of violence. Gibson allegedly shot the postal worker as the worker delivered mail near Gibson’s home in Dayton ...
PA Man Sentenced to Prison for Stamp Theft Scheme Perpetrated to Pay a Drug Debt

PA Man Sentenced to Prison for Stamp Theft Scheme Perpetrated to Pay a Drug Debt

A former resident of Cheswick, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 18 months’ imprisonment and a three-year term of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $37,590 in restitution to the United States Postal Service ...
You’ve got snail mail: Targeted online ads are now literally following you home

You’ve got snail mail: Targeted online ads are now literally following you home

As people become numb to targeted digital ads that follow them across social media and into their email inboxes, some high-tech marketers are turning to a surprisingly old-school approach to cut through the noise: snail mail ...
Union County Man Charged With Offering Bribes To A Postal Service Employee And Receiving Stolen Mail

Union County Man Charged With Offering Bribes To A Postal Service Employee And Receiving Stolen Mail

NEWARK, N.J. – A Union County man was arrested today for bribing a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee to steal check books, credit cards, and electronics from the mail, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced ...
USPS encourages employees to participate in National Wear Red Day

USPS encourages employees to participate in National Wear Red Day

Postal Service employees can participate in National Wear Red Day, which is held annually to raise awareness of heart disease ...
Illegal drugs through the mail: ‘It’s a daily occurrence’

Illegal drugs through the mail: ‘It’s a daily occurrence’

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A U.S. Postal Service inspector says the post office battles narcotic trafficking daily ...
U.S. Postal Service Salutes Pioneering Journalist Gwen Ifill

U.S. Postal Service Salutes Pioneering Journalist Gwen Ifill

WASHINGTON — As the nation prepares to observe Black History Month, the U.S. Postal Service today issued the 43rd Black Heritage stamp, honoring one of America’s most respected journalists, Gwen Ifill ...
APWU Executive Board Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

APWU Executive Board Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

“We’re pleased that a number of presidential candidates have positions and have taken actions supportive of postal workers and expanding union rights. But when we judge candidates by their long-term and consistent actions, Bernie Sanders stands out as a true champion of postal workers and all workers throughout the country,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein ...
Thieves using change of address form to steal your mail

Thieves using change of address form to steal your mail

A spokesman for the post office says an official identification is required when you turn in a change of address form. But Kristen Savea says that didn’t happen. She did have to provide an ID to change it back to her real address ...
Multiple suspects wanted for several mail thefts from postal carriers across Las Vegas

Multiple suspects wanted for several mail thefts from postal carriers across Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is seeking two suspects in connection to multiple mail thefts around the valley ...
UPS doubling down on weekend deliveries as e-commerce booms and Amazon looms

UPS doubling down on weekend deliveries as e-commerce booms and Amazon looms

The world's biggest online retailer pioneered seven-day delivery in 2013, in partnership with the U.S. Postal Service (USPS), and is now spending billions of dollars to speed up its free shipping ...
Ex-Postal Service employee indicted on theft charges

Ex-Postal Service employee indicted on theft charges

HOUSTON, TX -- A 33-year-old resident of Houston has been charged with five counts of theft of public money and five counts of issuing postal money orders without receiving payment, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick ...
Mailman pistol-whipped, robbed at gunpoint in OKC; suspect on the loose

Mailman pistol-whipped, robbed at gunpoint in OKC; suspect on the loose

The mailman told Oklahoma City police that a man came up behind him and struck him with a gun, knocking him to the ground. He said the suspect then went through his pockets and stole his mailbag ...
Same-Day Delivery Not Seen as a Threat to USPS, Says IG in Report

Same-Day Delivery Not Seen as a Threat to USPS, Says IG in Report

The Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Postal Service has concluded that the USPS is not threatened by the rise of same-day delivery, determining it is a niche, costly model appealing mostly to urban millennials that only represented 2% of all parcel deliveries in 2018 ...
US Postal Employee Charged With Embezzlement

US Postal Employee Charged With Embezzlement

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman has been charged with embezzling from the U.S. Postal Service while she was an employee ...
Murdered infant’s ashes stolen following USPS mail carrier error

Murdered infant’s ashes stolen following USPS mail carrier error

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque mother, whose baby was murdered by his father, wanted something special to remember her son. But, the keepsake she ordered to hold his ashes was stolen. Not during a car or home break-in, in this case, it appears the thief may have pulled a fast one on the postal worker ...
Postal Service Agrees to Convert 5,000 Letter Carriers to Career Positions

Postal Service Agrees to Convert 5,000 Letter Carriers to Career Positions

The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to convert nearly 5,000 non-permanent employees to career roles, resolving a labor dispute with its largest union.  ...
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