USPS seeks employees for TV ads

USPS seeks employees for TV ads

Alhambra, CA, City Carrier Assistant Kevin Castillo takes a break from filming a recent USPS TV ad. USPS News Link – 8.29.16 – The Postal Service is inviting employees to audition for a TV commercial that will debut this holiday season. No prior acting experience is required. The commercial will showcase the Postal Service’s reliability […]

Call of Duty – Postal Operations Continue After Devastation

Call of Duty – Postal Operations Continue After Devastation

USPS News Link – 8.29.16 – Kokomo, IN, Postmaster Dennis Sweeney and his family, including his dog Bella, survived his home’s destruction during last week’s tornado. When a tornado destroyed Kokomo, IN, Postmaster Dennis Sweeney’s home last week, he knew what he had to do — keep the Post Office running. Sweeney left work when […]

Star Trek™ Forever Stamps to be Dedicated Sept. 2 in NYC

Star Trek™ Forever Stamps to be Dedicated Sept. 2 in NYC

WASHINGTON — Nearly 50 years to the day of its original airing, the U.S. Postal Service will celebrate the iconic 1960s television show Star Trek by dedicating the Star Trek Forever stamps in New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The first-day-of-issue ceremony will take place at noon on Friday Sept. 2, and will officially launchStar Trek:  Mission New […]

Federal Authorities Charge 33 People with Crimes Against the U.S. Postal Service, including Theft of Mail by Employees

Federal Authorities Charge 33 People with Crimes Against the U.S. Postal Service, including Theft of Mail by Employees

LOS ANGELES – Thirty-three defendants were charged as part of a sweep targeting criminal activity that has victimized the United States Postal Service (USPS) and its customers. Most of the defendants charged as part of the sweep are USPS employees who allegedly stole mail, embezzled from the agency or, in one case, failed to deliver nearly […]

Video: Postal workers mourn loss of pregnant co-worker gunned down on Detroit’s west side

Video: Postal workers mourn loss of pregnant co-worker gunned down on Detroit’s west side

DETROIT – Workers at the post office in Detroit are mourning the loss of their pregnant co-worker Thursday morning who was shot and killed on Detroit’s west side. Bionka Lyons, 21, of Detroit, was killed Wednesday at about 11 p.m. outside her parent’s home on Crocuslawn Street. Her unborn child did not survive. “It’s all everyone […]

Video: Federal, Local Officials Hold Town Hall Meeting on Mail Theft in South Sacramento

SACRAMENTO — It’s a crime that can happen anywhere and to any neighborhood. Mailbox vandalism was the topic Thursday evening at a town hall meeting in South Sacramento. Community members were joined by the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, the Federal Trade Commission, local lawmakers and police. “Mail theft is a federal crime, and we want […]

Former Alabama USPS Employee Charged With Theft of Mail

Former Alabama USPS Employee Charged With Theft of Mail

United States Postal Service Employee Charged With Theft of Mail BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted a U.S. Postal Service employee for stealing gift cards from the mail, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and Special Agent in Charge Maximo Eamiguel, Southern Area Field Office, United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General. […]

Video: Opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership grows as postal workers’ union rallies against deal

Video: Opposition to Trans-Pacific Partnership grows as postal workers’ union rallies against deal

Some 2,000 members of the American Postal Workers Union have gathered in Miami where they are officially opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Along with Florida Representative Alan Grayson, they hope to send a message to presidential candidates. The 200,000-member strong American Postal Workers Union (APWU) hopes to use its sway to deter Congress from considering the […]

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