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Georgia mail truck fire

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time, and the truck will be transported to the Atlanta Post Office headquarters for further investigation ...
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Postage prices are rising — again — as inflation woes hit the US Postal Service’s budget

The price of postage is about to increase as the US Postal Service works to wrangle its cost of operations amid economic inflation.  ...
2023-01-16 at 4.08 PM

Postal workers, friends, host celebration of life event in Milwaukee to honor USPS worker killed on duty

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Friends and coworkers of 44-year-old Aundre Cross, the USPS letter carrier who was shot and killed while on the job in December, gathered at the Skybox Sports Bar in Milwaukee Sunday night to celebrate his life.  ...
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USPS Indoctrinates Workers on ‘Delivering for America’ 10-Year Plan

The US Postal Service sent the latest in a series of postcards to indoctrinate its workforce on the benefits of its Delivering for America 10-year plan. The USPS recently mailed the latest postcard (the fifth in the series) to Postal Service employees’ homes ...
2023-01-13 at 3.27 PM

Wilbert Winchester 28, ‘stabs beloved USPS worker, 71, to death as she walked home from night shift

A homeless Oakland man is in custody and accused of stabbing a beloved mother and United States Post Office worker more than 12 times as she was on her way home from her night shift.  ...
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4 postal workers robbed in 2 weeks across Chicago sparks concern

CHICAGO — A string of armed robberies in Chicago involving postal workers has captured the attention of union representatives and Sen. Dick Durbin. Both sides say significant measures are needed to help increase mail carriers’ safety ...
2023-01-15 at 4.00 PM

Mail truck catches on fire in El Paso TX

EL PASO, Texas (KVIA) -- A mail truck caught on fire Sunday afternoon near I-10 West and Redd ...
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U.S. Supreme Court to hear religious bias claim against Postal Service

Groff's job as a "rural carrier associate" in Holtwood, Pennsylvania required him to fill in as needed for absent career carriers. But Groff repeatedly did not show up for Sunday shifts assigned as part of the Postal Service's contract to deliver Amazon.com packages ...
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Treasury Implements ‘Extraordinary Measures’ With Debt Default Looming as Soon as June

As is typical, Treasury’s extraordinary measures will first suspend new investments into various federal retiree funds, as well as reinvestment into the Thrift Savings Plan's government securities (G) fund ...
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NLRB Charges 10 Roads Express for Violations of the National Labor Relations Act

On Jan. 3, 2023 the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) charged USPS contractor 10 Roads Express and specific named managers with multiple violations of labor law in a campaign against workers who were unionizing their workplace ...
2023-01-13 at 3.35 PM

Stauber Leads Minnesota Republicans to Demand Solutions to Postal Delivery Issues

“During the past weeks, I have heard from constituents from all around the Northland about major disruptions in mail delivery,” said Congressman Stauber ...
2023-01-13 at 3.31 PM

’23 stamp updates – More release dates, locales announced

The Postal Service has announced release dates and dedication locations for stamps that will be issued from February through May ...
2023-01-13 at 3.27 PM

Family mourns postal worker stabbed to death in Oakland while walking home

Spruill was walking home in the middle of the night, which she usually does with no problem. But she was stabbed near 8th and Henry streets, around the corner from her home ...
2023-01-13 at 3.22 PM

USPS investigates two Bakersfield knife attacks on mail carrier, one caught on camera

Bakersfield, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The United States Postal Inspection Service is investigating two separate knife attacks that happened on January 9 in Bakersfield, one caught on camera from a Ring doorbell ...
2023-01-13 at 3.18 PM

USPS Inspector General to Receive Excellence Award

Women in Logistics and Delivery Services (WILDS) announced it will present the second annual Megan J. Brennan Award for Excellence to Tammy Whitcomb Hull, Inspector General, United States Postal Service, at a meeting to be held on February 2, 2023 ...
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Arrest made in recent Florida robberies of USPS mail carriers, officials say

ORLANDO, Fla. – A man was arrested Wednesday in connection to three robberies of Floridian U.S. Postal Service letter carriers in October 2022, according to federal court records ...
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‘We are talking about a mail theft epidemic’: Postal crime on the rise

"We are talking about a mail theft epidemic that’s never been seen before, postal workers are being attacked at staggering rates, mail is being stolen at staggering rates," said Frank Albergo, National President of the Postal Police Officers Association ...
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GAO – Few Differences in On-Time Delivery Performance between Rural and Urban Areas

Despite concerns that changes disproportionately affected rural areas, we found few differences in on-time delivery between rural and urban areas in October 2020-December 2021 ...
2023-01-12 at 6.06 PM

ASX To Lease 50 eVTOLs To Nebraska Mail Delivery Service

They’re really looking at using these vehicles to support bulk mail distribution from their distribution centers–most of which are located adjacent to USPS facilities–to their urban stations in the region,” ASX co-founder and CEO Jon Rimanelli tells Aviation Week ...
2022-12-23 at 4.39 PM

USPS Issues Additional Guidance re: PostalEase and LiteBlue

The USPS Corporate Information Security Office (CISO) and the Eagan Accounting Service Center’s LiteBlue recovery process ensures the monies recovered from financial institutions will be promptly repaid to the employees impacted by the fake websites ...
2023-01-10 at 5.00 PM

Lunar New Year Forever Stamp Highlights Year of the Rabbit

SAN FRANCISCO — Today, the U.S. Postal Service dedicated its Lunar New Year: Year of the Rabbit Forever stamp at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco ...
2023-01-12 at 5.51 PM

Postal employees to receive 10-year plan postcard

 This card touts USPS efforts to transform its delivery network, which include reducing reliance on third-party carriers, adding new mobile delivery devices and package processing machines, and introducing sorting and delivery centers ...
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