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Mail carrier suffers multiple broken bones in brutal baseball bat attack - Comments (Count)
USPS Continues to Deliver Strong Service Performance - Comments (Count)
Mail carrier robbed in Crofton - Comments (Count)
USPS mail carrier arrested for stealing debit cards - Comments (Count)
Rep. Connolly Calls for More Postal Police - Comments (Count)
USPS CIO Details Standing up COVID Tests Site in Three Weeks - Comments (Count)
Labor Shortage Slows Yukon Mail Delivery - Comments (Count)
Mailman Mike Retires After 38 Years - Comments (Count)
Aurora: USPS hiring 300 mail carriers due to shortage - Comments (Count)
Family seeks answers after father's remains lost in the mail - Comments (Count)
Oklahoma City man threw grenade into Amazon delivery van, police say - Comments (Count)
Postmaster General DeJoy is Determined to Stay - Comments (Count)
Hillsboro Postal Worker to Retire After 37 Years - Comments (Count)
Postal ID Checks Floated as Selfie Alternative to Fight Fraud - Comments (Count)
Postal worker surprised by 'Mailbox Retirement' party - Comments (Count)
When you don't close the back of the LLV properly - Comments (Count)
NALC and USPS Agree to MOUs to Convert CCAs to Career Status and Directly Hire Career Letter Carriers in Select Locations - Comments (Count)
USPS doesn't have to exempt carrier who won't deliver packages on Sunday - Comments (Count)
Syrinek retiring after 28 years with USPS; 12 as local postmaster - Comments (Count)
Eau Claire USPS Job Fair Aims to Combat Staffing Shortage - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG Spring 2022 Semiannual Report to Congress - Comments (Count)
USPS OIG: Efficiency of Operations at the Seattle P&DC - Comments (Count)
Former postal worker caught lifting weights while on disability sentenced to prison - Comments (Count)
USPS Job Fair in Palo Alto: 600 Jobs to Fill - Comments (Count)
Three Injured After Mail Truck Runs Stop Sign - Comments (Count)
Coram Post Office to Close This Summer - Comments (Count)
Norton Writes Postal Service About Increase in Mail Theft, Particularly of Checks, With Universal Keys - Comments (Count)
Beatrice post office welcomes new postmaster - Comments (Count)
Familiar face at South Elgin post office retiring after 35 years - Comments (Count)
Former USPSOIG Special Agent Found Guilty of Enticing a Minor and Engaging in Sex Tourism in the Philippines - Comments (Count)
Postal Employee and Son Charged with Conspiracy Involving Stolen Postal Money Orders Worth Over $5 Million - Comments (Count)
2 Flint postal workers charged in federal drug trafficking investigation: indictment - Comments (Count)
Thousands Stolen From Centerville Couple in Alleged USPS Collection Box Theft - Comments (Count)
Cranford Postmaster Shares What Goes On Behind the Scenes - Comments (Count)
Data shows there are more available jobs in Ohio than there are unemployed individuals - Comments (Count)
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DeJoy outlines USPS plans to close, consolidate facilities across its delivery network
5.18.2022 - Federal News Network reports: "DeJoy said USPS will consolidate network operations into Sort and Delivery Centers, with enough space, docks and mail processing equipment to operate more efficiently than what its current infrastructure can provide. "We will place large carrier operations inside our mail processing plants, dramatically reducing transportation, reducing mail handlings, increasing reliability, and decreasing time to delivery," DeJoy said." - DeJoy Outlines Drastic USPS Network Overhaul - GovExec: USPS Plans to Close More Facilities and Repurpose Those That Remain - Comments (Count)
USPS Reports Second Quarter FY 2022 Results
5.05.2022 - USPS reports: "The U.S. Postal Service today announced its financial results for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2022, reporting an adjusted loss of approximately $1.7 billion for the quarter, essentially flat compared to the same quarter last year. Adjusted loss excludes non-cash workers' compensation adjustments for the impacts of actuarial revaluation and discount rate changes, which are outside of management's control. On a U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") basis, the Postal Service had a net loss of $639 million for the quarter, compared to a net loss of $82 million for the same quarter last year." - NALC Statement - Comments (Count)
USPS Looks to Hire 2,800 Front-Line Supervisors to Improve Staffing Across Network
4.28.2022 - Federal News Network reports: "The Postal Service is seeking to hire 2,800 front-line supervisors over the coming months, in an effort to improve staffing across its network. USPS is planning to hire supervisors to work in customer services, distribution operations, maintenance operations and transportation operations, and will host virtual career fairs through the summer." - Comments (Count)
Despite a Warning From Its Regulator, USPS Will Slow Down Some Package Delivery Starting in May
4.19.2022 - reports: "Currently, USPS aims to deliver all First-Class packages in two or three days. Beginning May 1, that will shift to just 68%, with 17% taking four days and 15% taking five days. The change is part of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's 10-year strategy to steady postal finances and follows USPS slowing down its delivery standards for about 40% of First-Class mail last year." - USPS to slow down nearly a third of first-class package deliveries - Comments (Count)
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