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Mail service issues in the news – 04/10/24

Mail service issues in the news – 04/10/24

Mail service issues are in the news every day.  Below are the latest articles I found
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Former Postal Worker Charged with Theft of Mail from Elmwood Post Office

Former Postal Worker Charged with Theft of Mail from Elmwood Post Office

The indictment charged RAYFORD with stealing a greeting card containing a Visa Gift Card and $100.00 cash from the United States mail...
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U.S. Postal Service Recommends New Prices for July 2024

U.S. Postal Service Recommends New Prices for July 2024

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the U. S. Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission of mailing services price...
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Dickinson County, MI might sue USPS over Kingsford center plans

Dickinson County, MI might sue USPS over Kingsford center plans

IRON MOUNTAIN — Dickinson County will look into possible legal action to prevent the U.S. Postal Service from making major...
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Final Defendant Sentenced In Connection With $1.3 Million Fraud Scheme Involving U.S. Postal Employees

Final Defendant Sentenced In Connection With $1.3 Million Fraud Scheme Involving U.S. Postal Employees

The USPS employees involved in this scheme abused their positions of trust in order to supercharge the fraud, which caused...
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NPMHU Contract Interpretation Manual v.6

NPMHU Contract Interpretation Manual v.6

The printing of the hard copy of the CIM is underway. The electronic (pdf) version has been released today, and...
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SF post office proposed to be renamed after late Dianne Feinstein

SF post office proposed to be renamed after late Dianne Feinstein

SAN FRANCISCO — Federal lawmakers have proposed to rename a post office in San Francisco after Dianne Feinstein, the city’s...
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‘Managing Workplace Conflict’

‘Managing Workplace Conflict’

Postal Service employees may participate in an upcoming webinar on ways to handle any conflicts in their work environment.
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Remembering Betty Ford – A new video examines the former first lady’s legacy

Remembering Betty Ford – A new video examines the former first lady’s legacy

The stamp honors the former first lady, who was widely admired for her support of women’s rights and her candor...
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USPS mail thefts and robberies – 04/09/24

USPS mail thefts and robberies – 04/09/24

Postal worker robberies and other mail thefts are becoming a daily event. These are the ones I found today.
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USPS Unveils Henry “Hank” Aaron Stamp On 50th Anniversary of Eclipsing Homerun Record

USPS Unveils Henry “Hank” Aaron Stamp On 50th Anniversary of Eclipsing Homerun Record

This stamp celebrates the life and career of Aaron (1934–2021), a giant both on and off the field, who rose...
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Go behind the scenes of the latest USPS ad campaign

Go behind the scenes of the latest USPS ad campaign

The campaign, titled “Turn Shipping to Your Advantage,” consists of three 15-second ads that highlight USPS Ground Advantage, the organization’s...
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Postal Workers Indicted For Destroying Mail

Postal Workers Indicted For Destroying Mail

In June 2023, Engler and Haywood knowingly and unlawfully destroyed or delayed mail which had been provided to them for...
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OPM cuts federal retirement backlog as it works through spring surge

OPM cuts federal retirement backlog as it works through spring surge

The federal government again processed a high number of retirement applications last month, even though its overall pace slowed.
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A Postal Service Crime Wave and the Benching of the Postal Police Force

A Postal Service Crime Wave and the Benching of the Postal Police Force

For 50 years, Postal Police Officers (PPOs) — the unformed division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) — protected the Postal...
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Jacksonville Postal Service Employee Indicted For Stealing From The Mail

Jacksonville Postal Service Employee Indicted For Stealing From The Mail

According to the indictment, on March 1, 2023, Duckworth, who was an employee of the U.S. Postal Service, stole from...
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Amazon plans to get rid of its signature brown boxes to save the environment

Amazon plans to get rid of its signature brown boxes to save the environment

The U.S. goes through enough cardboard boxes in a year to pave a mile-wide road from Charlotte to Los Angeles...
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‘Dumpster fire’: Experts predict swing state ballot chaos due to DeJoy’s USPS overhaul

‘Dumpster fire’: Experts predict swing state ballot chaos due to DeJoy’s USPS overhaul

A noticeable slowdown in mail delivery by the US Postal Service (USPS) is becoming a significant concern for democracy advocates,...
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We’re Not Sure Why The USPS Ordered Six Vans From EV Startup Canoo

We’re Not Sure Why The USPS Ordered Six Vans From EV Startup Canoo

The USPS placed an order for six right-hand-drive versions of the Lifestyle Delivery Vehicle 190 – an extended variant of...
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Who owns your local post office? Hint: It’s probably not the USPS.

Who owns your local post office? Hint: It’s probably not the USPS.

USPS leases more than three-quarters of those locations (about 25,000 properties), contracting with roughly 17,000 different owners for the use...
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