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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 ...
Postmaster General Louis Dejoy Discusses Challenges Revamping U.S. Postal Service

Postmaster General Louis Dejoy Discusses Challenges Revamping U.S. Postal Service

When Louis DeJoy was appointed Postmaster General by the United States Postal Service’s Board of Governors in May 2020, he faced a monumental task ...
At Subcommittee Hearing, Witnesses Emphasize Importance of Postal Service’s Preparedness for Holiday Season

At Subcommittee Hearing, Witnesses Emphasize Importance of Postal Service’s Preparedness for Holiday Season

Topics included analyzing peak mail season preparation for the upcoming holidays, how changes to the Postal Service infrastructure will affect its delivery efficiency, and vital investments necessary to maintain a sustainable Postal Service.  ...
USPS Is Heading Into the Busy Holiday Season With Far Fewer Employees Than in Recent Years

USPS Is Heading Into the Busy Holiday Season With Far Fewer Employees Than in Recent Years

Still, postal officials and other stakeholders expressed confidence the agency will avoid the record delays mailers experienced in 2020 ...
USPS OIG - Fiscal Year 2023 Peak Season Preparedness

USPS OIG – Fiscal Year 2023 Peak Season Preparedness

We found that the Postal Service has developed a plan to handle the large increase in package and mail volume that is expected to occur during its upcoming peak mailing season ...
NAPS - Headed for a Confrontational FY23?

NAPS – Headed for a Confrontational FY23?

This past year, USPS Headquarters reached down to leadership levels in the associate offices (AOs) and began treating EAS employees as if they had committed some type of heinous crime; “dignity” and “respect” rarely were displayed ...
APWU Clerk Division Initiates National Dispute on USPS Failure to Allow/Display Voter Registration Forms in Post Offices

APWU Clerk Division Initiates National Dispute on USPS Failure to Allow/Display Voter Registration Forms in Post Offices

The practice of allowing access to blank voter-registration cards at Unites States Postal Service (USPS) locations is long-standing, in accordance with 52 U.S.C. Code 20506 and many individual state election codes.  ...
USPS Zone app makes social networking easier

USPS Zone app makes social networking easier

The USPS Zone app is available for download in the USPS AppStore on all USPS-issued mobile phones. It’s also available in Apple’s App Store and on Google Play ...
Postal Service investigating how ballots ended up along South Bay highway

Postal Service investigating how ballots ended up along South Bay highway

The USPS was apparently in possession of the ballots when they went missing, said Steve Goltiao, a spokesperson for the county’s Registrar of Voters, in a statement ...
Authorities investigate attempted robbery of Greenwich, CT postal worker

Authorities investigate attempted robbery of Greenwich, CT postal worker

GREENWICH — Local police and the Office of the Inspector General for the United States Postal Service are investigating the attempted robbery of postal worker.  ...
Special delivery: Postmaster returns to thank nurses who helped him fight stage 4 cancer

Special delivery: Postmaster returns to thank nurses who helped him fight stage 4 cancer

After 35 years as a postmaster, Steven Saylor was nearly ready for retirement. He wasn't ready for a stage 4 lymphoma diagnosis, let alone eight weeks in the hospital. It's enough to make anyone a little grumpy ...
Criminals Siphon Money from Local Businesses via Checks stolen from the US Mail

Criminals Siphon Money from Local Businesses via Checks stolen from the US Mail

DETROIT – Eight people were indicted by a grand jury for a bank fraud conspiracy scheme stemming from checks stolen from the mail, United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison announced today ...
Union leaders say postal police could protect mail carriers

Union leaders say postal police could protect mail carriers

Albergo said data obtained by 9 Investigates, showing at least 2600 mail carrier attacks nationwide from January 2019 through June of this year, isn’t a surprise ...
Man arrested for bomb threat at San Benito, TX post office

Man arrested for bomb threat at San Benito, TX post office

Police arrested Maximilliano Casanova on a charge of making a false alarm or report after he told postal workers a bomb was in the building at about 10:15 a.m ...
Postal Service takes ‘measured’ approach in ’23 parcel rate change proposals

Postal Service takes ‘measured’ approach in ’23 parcel rate change proposals

The U.S. Postal Service said Thursday it will leave 2023 shipping rates unchanged for two of its products but raise rates significantly on one product where it effectively has no competition ...
USPS OIG - Fall 2022 Semiannual Report to Congress

USPS OIG – Fall 2022 Semiannual Report to Congress

Our Semiannual Report to Congress presents a snapshot of the work we did to fulfill our mission for the six-month period ending September 30, 2022 ...
Indiana’s Favorite Christmas Town Featured in New Holiday Ad for USPS

Indiana’s Favorite Christmas Town Featured in New Holiday Ad for USPS

The newest ad for the holiday season has been unveiled by the United States Postal Service featuring many locations in America with Christmas-themed towns, including our very own Santa Claus, Indiana ...
Georgia one of top 5 states in country for marijuana seizures in the mail

Georgia one of top 5 states in country for marijuana seizures in the mail

In an Inspector General report, leadership acknowledges that because these are warrantless seizures, the seizures “are not used as evidence in criminal investigations; however, information about the packages, such as an address, may be used to support new or ongoing criminal investigations.” ...
Homeowners frustrated after USPS, HOA refuse to fix damaged mailboxes in Houston neighborhood

Homeowners frustrated after USPS, HOA refuse to fix damaged mailboxes in Houston neighborhood

HOUSTON – Some homeowners in Copperfield say neither their homeowner’s association nor the postal service will replace their mailboxes after a driver damaged them beyond repair last week ...
New USPS initiative aims to help small businesses

New USPS initiative aims to help small businesses

USPS business lead development specialists are taking on a new role: ambassador for the organization’s new Delivering for Main Street small-business initiative ...
Driver in fatal crash did not have a CDL license while delivering mail for the USPS

Driver in fatal crash did not have a CDL license while delivering mail for the USPS

Five members of the same family were killed in a truck crash on I-25 in June. Federal records show the driver didn’t have a valid CDL ...
USPS Releases Updated Official COVID Decision Tree

USPS Releases Updated Official COVID Decision Tree

The USPS has released an updated official COVID Decision Tree to the field. In addition, the USPS is sending guidance amending the current COVID policy to conform to the CDC guidelines ...
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