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As Pressure Ramps Up Against USPS Reforms, DeJoy Asks Stakeholders to Fall in Line

As Pressure Ramps Up Against USPS Reforms, DeJoy Asks Stakeholders to Fall in Line

The U.S. Postal Service is facing stiff resistance from a swath of stakeholders over some of its reform plans, though the agency’s leader is asking them not to stand in his way.  ...
Theft suspect caught with 37 pounds of stolen mail, counterfeit keys

Theft suspect caught with 37 pounds of stolen mail, counterfeit keys

EMERYVILLE, Calif. - Emeryville police caught a mail thief in the act and later recovered 37 pounds of stolen mail and counterfeit keys, the department said Thursday ...
Keep US Posted Calls on Regulators to Curb USPS Postage Hikes

Keep US Posted Calls on Regulators to Curb USPS Postage Hikes

In its comments, Keep US Posted urged the Postal Regulatory Commission to fulfill its role as a watchdog for the public, rather than allow unnecessary postage rate increases to keep happening ...
Multifactor Authentication To Be Deployed to USPS Applications

Multifactor Authentication To Be Deployed to USPS Applications

To further protect the United States Postal Service® (USPS®) from growing cyberthreats, multifactor authentication (MFA) is being deployed on USPS applications ...
USPS won't give APWU a date for retroactive contract payments

USPS won’t give APWU a date for retroactive contract payments

This is an important update on our retroactive pay from the 2021-24 contract and a call to action on securing your hard-earned pay at the earliest possible date ...
PMG discusses strategies, progress at event

PMG discusses strategies, progress at event

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy participated in an event this week in Washington, DC, to discuss the reinvigoration and transformation of the Postal Service ...
Leaked documents show Amazon is planning another two-day Prime Day sales bonanza for October amid slowing e-commerce growth

Leaked documents show Amazon is planning another two-day Prime Day sales bonanza for October amid slowing e-commerce growth

Amazon is planning a second Prime Day-like deals bonanza in October called the Prime Early Access Sale, said internal documents seen by Insider.  ...
Protest planned at Buena Vista, CO Post Office

Protest planned at Buena Vista, CO Post Office

The protest stems from Buena Vista residents being forced to pay for post office boxes since postal services will not supply home delivery thanks to a survey taken in 1997 that reportedly states that the town was not in favor of free home delivery services ...
HOUSTON MAIL CARRIER ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

HOUSTON MAIL CARRIER ROBBED AT GUNPOINT

Postal Inspectors confirm postal property was stolen from a letter carrier in East Harris County. Neighbors say it was the master key ...
Mail and Package Delivery Averages 2.5 Days Across The Nation

Mail and Package Delivery Averages 2.5 Days Across The Nation

The United States Postal Service reported new delivery performance metrics for the first three weeks of the fiscal fourth quarter. During the reporting period, the average time for the Postal Service to deliver a mailpiece or package across the nation was just 2.5 days ...
Postal Robber Sentenced To Two Years

Postal Robber Sentenced To Two Years

Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Judge Paul G. Byron today sentenced Defario Antoine Evans (29, Orlando) to two years in federal prison for robbery of a postal carrier. Evans had pleaded guilty on April 15, 2022.  ...
New USPS election division will oversee mail-in ballots

New USPS election division will oversee mail-in ballots

The United States Postal Service is creating a division to handle election mail issues as part of an effort to ensure swift and secure delivery of ballots for the 2022 midterm election, officials said Wednesday ...
Fire Creates Mail Challenges In Mariposa

Fire Creates Mail Challenges In Mariposa

Midpines, CA — The Midpines Post Office in Mariposa County has been closed for several days due to the Oak Fire ...
Woman sentenced to prison for carjacking postal worker in Detroit

Woman sentenced to prison for carjacking postal worker in Detroit

Authorities say Sadie Lakisha Hawkins pulled the victim from her United States Postal Service van in the12600 block of Monte Vista on April 14, 2021, and stole the vehicle ...
Construction begins on Minneapolis post office destroyed during 2020 unrest

Construction begins on Minneapolis post office destroyed during 2020 unrest

The Minnehaha Post Office, which had served the community for decades, was completely destroyed during the unrest that followed George Floyd's murder ...
USPS may need 50K fewer employees under ‘break-even’ plan, DeJoy says

USPS may need 50K fewer employees under ‘break-even’ plan, DeJoy says

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says the Postal Service may need to reduce its employee headcount by 50,000 positions, as the agency looks to consolidate its network of facilities that process mail ...
AZ Postal truck involved in 3-car accident

AZ Postal truck involved in 3-car accident

All three drivers were taken to Exceptional Healthcare – Maricopa for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, Maricopa Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Hal Koozer said ...
Illinois postal worker made death threats against a supervisor and the facility in general

Illinois postal worker made death threats against a supervisor and the facility in general

An employee of the United States Postal Service bulk mail sorting facility at 7500 Roosevelt Road allegedly made death threats against his supervisor and the facility in general ...
New USPS VP - Hawkins to lead Western Region

New USPS VP – Hawkins to lead Western Region

Hawkins is responsible for processing and maintenance operations across the region, including overseeing 140 facilities and a workforce of more than 56,000 employees ...
U.S. Postal Service Mechanics Speak Out in Favor of Electrifying Fleet

U.S. Postal Service Mechanics Speak Out in Favor of Electrifying Fleet

Sal Zapien, motor vehicle craft director in San Jose for USPS and a member of the American Postal Workers Union Local 73, said it is a big job trying to maintain the existing vehicles, many of which date back to the 1990s ...
Postal employee charged with stealing gift cards

Postal employee charged with stealing gift cards

In a federal court filing, prosecutors said Deanna Bearden removed gift cards from pieces of mail for her own use and benefit from May of 2021 until around June 22, 2021 ...
Murder Mail Leads to Federal Conviction of South Florida Jilted Lover

Murder Mail Leads to Federal Conviction of South Florida Jilted Lover

A 43-year-old Pembroke Pines, Florida man who used the United States postal service to solicit, plan, and pay for the murder of his former girlfriend’s new love interest pled guilty today in federal court to a charge of using the mail to commit murder-for-hire, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §1958 ...
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