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17 states ask Supreme Court to protect postal worker’s right to honor the Sabbath

17 states ask Supreme Court to protect postal worker’s right to honor the Sabbath

The attorneys general of 17 states are asking the Supreme Court to take up the civil rights lawsuit of an evangelical Christian postal worker in Pennsylvania who quit the U.S. Postal Service after it refused to accommodate his wish not to work on the Sunday Sabbath ...
USPS IG clears conservative group of wrongdoing in Spanberger file release

USPS IG clears conservative group of wrongdoing in Spanberger file release

The U.S. Postal Service inspector general officially cleared a prominent conservative research group of any wrongdoing for getting its hands on Rep. Abigail Spanberger’s complete and unredacted official personnel file last summer ...
Michael Kubayanda Confirmed as Commissioner for Postal Regulatory Commission

Michael Kubayanda Confirmed as Commissioner for Postal Regulatory Commission

On January 2, the Senate voice vote confirmed Michael Kubayanda as Commissioner of the Postal Regulatory Commission ...
New Year Message from APWU President Dimondstein

New Year Message from APWU President Dimondstein

APWU President Mark Dimondstein's 2019 New Year message to members ...
2018 Tax Information: Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statement; Form 1099

2018 Tax Information: Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statement; Form 1099

The Postal Service™ will mail the 2018 Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, to all employees, except those employees who elected not to receive mailed copies of Forms W–2 (through the PostalEASE W-2 module) in lieu of official, electronic Forms W-2. The PostalEASE W-2 module makes online viewing and printing of Forms W-2 available to all employees for the last 7 years ...
USPS shifts gears to handle unwanted gifts

USPS shifts gears to handle unwanted gifts

With peak season over, the Postal Service is now handling the rush of customers returning holiday gifts through the mail ...
Goleta postal facility focus of federal investigation

Goleta postal facility focus of federal investigation

NewsChannel 3 received word that the case involves "serious violations," a "toxic environment," as well as hazardous vehicles that have not been properly maintained; substandard exhaust systems, bald and frayed tires and mold inside carrier cabins are among the allegations ...
Investigation Underway: Postal Worker Caught on Camera Flinging Deliveries into Puddles of Water

Investigation Underway: Postal Worker Caught on Camera Flinging Deliveries into Puddles of Water

Cold, soaking wet deliveries have landed a North Texas postal worker in hot water ...
Search on for gun, and motive, in shooting of postal worker

Search on for gun, and motive, in shooting of postal worker

Investigators Thursday continued to search for the gun used in the New Year's Eve shooting of a mail carrier in Elk Grove Village ...
Houston mail carrier accused of pepper-spraying barking dog charged with animal cruelty

Houston mail carrier accused of pepper-spraying barking dog charged with animal cruelty

A United States Postal Service mail carrier accused of pepper-spraying a barking dog near Baytown is now facing criminal charges, deputies say ...
Ruling Could Result in Higher Shipping Costs for Online Sellers

Ruling Could Result in Higher Shipping Costs for Online Sellers

Online sellers could face higher shipping costs as a result of today’s ruling by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC), which ruled that the USPS must attribute a greater percentage of its “institutional costs” to Competitive products, which include Priority Mail, Priority Mail Express, and First-Class Package Service ...
Former Postal Service employee sentenced for misappropriation of funds

Former Postal Service employee sentenced for misappropriation of funds

Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa. - A former U.S. Postal Service employee was sentenced today after pleading guilty to misappropriation of postal funds ...
Fire crews extinguish mail truck that went up in flames in Dunstable

Fire crews extinguish mail truck that went up in flames in Dunstable

DUNSTABLE, MASS. (WHDH) - Fire crews extinguished a mail truck that went up in flames in a driveway in Dunstable, ...
Wyden, Blumenauer reintroduce vote-by-mail bill

Wyden, Blumenauer reintroduce vote-by-mail bill

WASHINGTON - Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer on Thursday reintroduced their bill to expand Oregon-style vote-by-mail nationwide and knock down the mounting obstacles that voters across the country are facing, just to cast their ballots ...
Want a copy of the Postal Service’s 2019 payroll schedule?

Want a copy of the Postal Service’s 2019 payroll schedule?

The calendar images that accompany this article show the 26 paycheck dates for USPS employees. Every month this year has two pay dates, except for May and November, which have three each ...
PRC Adopts Final Rules on Minimum Contribution of Competitive Products to Institutional Cost

PRC Adopts Final Rules on Minimum Contribution of Competitive Products to Institutional Cost

Washington, DC – Today the Postal Regulatory Commission (Commission) issued Order No. 4963 adopting final rules concerning the appropriate share of institutional costs that Competitive products must contribute ...
Amazon Driver Delivers One Package, Steals Another Package Delivered By USPS

Amazon Driver Delivers One Package, Steals Another Package Delivered By USPS

The unnamed homeowner said the incident occurred on December 21 in Morrisville, Pennsylvania ...
Man arrested in attempted sexual assault of postal worker

Man arrested in attempted sexual assault of postal worker

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have arrested a man they say tried to sexually assault a postal worker in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section ...
Mail carrier caught on camera pepper-spraying dogs behind fence

Mail carrier caught on camera pepper-spraying dogs behind fence

The United States Postal Service is apologizing to a Dallas family after a letter carrier was caught on a home surveillance camera pepper spraying the family's three dogs on his route ...
SECURITY VIDEO: Theft at cluster mailbox in Southwest Austin neighborhood

SECURITY VIDEO: Theft at cluster mailbox in Southwest Austin neighborhood

On December 13 around 5 a.m., a person driving a silver truck was seen pulling up to the mailboxes, getting out carrying a mail carrier container, using what appears to be a master key to open the master lock and pulling out handfuls of mail ...
USPS implements changes to salary ranges for Postmasters

USPS implements changes to salary ranges for Postmasters

USPS implements changes to salary ranges for Postmasters as a result of the 7/20/2018 Pay Decision ...
Mail truck slides off road into swamp

Mail truck slides off road into swamp

WOODHULL TWP. — Some mail got delivered late Wednesday, after a Postal Service truck based at the Perry Post Office slid on ice and ended up on its side in a swamp Wednesday morning ...
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