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The Revolt of The Good Guys - The Great Postal Strike of 1970

The Revolt of The Good Guys – The Great Postal Strike of 1970

The story of the nation's letter carriers earning higher pay, collective bargaining rights and the respect of the nation. A look at the Great Postal Strike of 1970 -- more than 50 years later ...
Early info on DeJoy’s planned revamp of America’s ⁦USPS⁩ network via the postmasters union

Early info on DeJoy’s planned revamp of America’s ⁦USPS⁩ network via the postmasters union

Since May, UPMA has been discussing with the Postal Service to answer the many questions we have about the impact on service and Postmaster jobs with this part of the DFA plan ...
Deal Would Mean USPS Can’t ‘Drag Its Feet’ on Electric Vehicles

Deal Would Mean USPS Can’t ‘Drag Its Feet’ on Electric Vehicles

With this funding, there’s absolutely no doubt that the Postal Service should commit to 100%, and we’re hopeful that our public pressure along with states and labor unions, and other folks will continue to make them go in that direction ...
Old Post Offices get new lives as hotels

Old Post Offices get new lives as hotels

Summertime vacation season is in full swing. If you’re hitting the road this year, there’s a chance you might find lodging in a once-bustling Post Office ...
USPS tests new self-service concept

USPS tests new self-service concept

Through the Label Broker service, customers who need to return a retail purchase but don’t have access to a printer can have a shipping label printed at a participating Post Office ...
'Lesson Learned': Man Shares Unbelievable Way USPS Delivered His Package

‘Lesson Learned’: Man Shares Unbelievable Way USPS Delivered His Package

A music lover was in disbelief after seeing how his postal package had been delivered, with his vinyl parcel crammed into the mailbox, effectively destroying it ...
Shreveport Man Sentenced on Federal Charge of Second Degree Murder of U.S. Postal Service Employee

Shreveport Man Sentenced on Federal Charge of Second Degree Murder of U.S. Postal Service Employee

On June 22, 2019, Antonio Williams, a U.S. Postal Service Letter Carrier, was delivering mail in Shreveport. Shortly after 11:00 a.m., Williams was carrying mail to an apartment on Dudley Drive. Inside that apartment was Gentry, armed with a semi-automatic rifle ...
Operation 'snacks to delivery drivers' is underway in Pelion

Operation ‘snacks to delivery drivers’ is underway in Pelion

PELION, S.C. — A group of Girl Scouts in Lexington County is helping to make being a postal worker during this sweltering heat more bearable ...
Dronedek's 'Mailbox of the Future' to Start Accepting US Mail in Lawrence, Indiana

Dronedek’s ‘Mailbox of the Future’ to Start Accepting US Mail in Lawrence, Indiana

Ready or not, the way people receive mail and packages is about to drastically change. On Monday, August 8, 2022, in Lawrence, Ind., (a suburb of Indianapolis) history will be made when traditional mail is delivered to the world's first smart mailbox ...
USPS: Mail carriers will attempt to deliver mail in Eastern Ky.

USPS: Mail carriers will attempt to deliver mail in Eastern Ky.

EASTERN KENTUCKY (WYMT) - On Monday, The United States Postal Services (USPS) announced temporary operations in Eastern Kentucky following flooding ...
Long Island USPS Worker Charged With Costco Reward Check Scheme

Long Island USPS Worker Charged With Costco Reward Check Scheme

A United States postal worker has been arrested for allegedly stealing Costco rewards checks from the Long Island mail facility where he worked, authorities say ...
Driver charged with theft of mail and official postal keys

Driver charged with theft of mail and official postal keys

HOUSTON – A 23-year-old resident of Missouri City is set to appear in court on allegations he used his hoodless Buick to steal postal mail and keys, announced U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery ...
Carroll Man Accused Of Assaulting Postal Worker Sentenced Thursday

Carroll Man Accused Of Assaulting Postal Worker Sentenced Thursday

A Carroll man arrested in April for assaulting a postal worker has been sentenced in Carroll County District Court. According to court records, 25-year-old Omare Davonte Prince was charged with assault with the intent to commit sexual abuse, an aggravated misdemeanor ...
NYC, 4 states settle with Postal Service over cigarettes

NYC, 4 states settle with Postal Service over cigarettes

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City and four states that had filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Postal Service announced a settlement Monday in which the agency agreed it would destroy packages of cigarettes sent illegally to the United States from other countries ...
USPS adding multifactor authentication

USPS adding multifactor authentication

The new verification method is called multifactor authentication, or MFA, and it requires users to provide two or more confirmations to sign into an application, an online account or a virtual private network ...
How Amazon Could Speed Up By Dumping USPS

How Amazon Could Speed Up By Dumping USPS

There have been many unhappy customers of Amazon because of delayed delivery by USPS. Amazon’s pride is speed of delivery, and customers are frequently disappointed when USPS delivers 2-3 days after the promised date ...
State reps demand answers after reports of ‘mountain’ of undelivered packages, mail in North Sound

State reps demand answers after reports of ‘mountain’ of undelivered packages, mail in North Sound

With election day Tuesday, widespread reports of postal delays around northwest Washington have prompted state representatives Suzan DelBene and Rick Larsen to call for the USPS to address the mail failures ...
Enabling Mail for People with Disabilities

Enabling Mail for People with Disabilities

Congress recently asked us to review the Postal Service’s procedures for accepting, handling, and delivering Free Matter. We noted that USPS last updated its policy for Free Matter preparation in 2015, but we found that several Free Matter processes could be improved ...
South Carolina Mail Truck Fire - July 30th, 2022

South Carolina Mail Truck Fire – July 30th, 2022

Another mail truck fire, this one in South Carolina ...
Casting call - Postal employees can audition for holiday ads

Casting call – Postal employees can audition for holiday ads

The employee casting website will now be accessible year-round. USPS conducts advertising campaigns throughout the year that need on-screen participation from its workforce. Employee submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis ...
Deputies find 580 pieces of stolen mail, handmade postmaster keys during traffic stop

Deputies find 580 pieces of stolen mail, handmade postmaster keys during traffic stop

SAN ANTONIO - Two women are behind bars accused of stealing hundreds of pieces of mail from a San Antonio apartment complex using handmade thieves tools ...
USPS GREAT AMERICAN MAIL RACE FAMILY BOARD GAME

USPS GREAT AMERICAN MAIL RACE FAMILY BOARD GAME

Stamp your slip whenever you successfully drop off (or steal) a parcel. Probably the only family board game that comes with an official USPS stamp ...
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