Ohio postal employee who vacationed while too injured to work pleads guilty

Ohio postal employee who vacationed while too injured to work pleads guilty

The former West Carrollton postal worker too injured to work but allegedly seen vacationing and riding amusement park rides reached a plea deal Monday with federal prosecutors. Laticha Schroyer’s trial on counts of theft and false statements related to federal workers’ compensation benefits was to begin Tuesday in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Instead, Schroyer, 43, […]

People and the Post – Smithsonian National Postal Museum

People and the Post – Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Mail and the post are fundamental to the American experience. Popular culture is filled with visual and written allusions to the postal service. Post offices, letter carriers, mailboxes, stamps, letters, and packages…all of these and more are part of our national shared culture. While most Americans easily recognize the uniformed letter carrier, most know little […]

Mail Handlers: $270 COLA effective in September 2017

Mail Handlers: $270 COLA effective in September 2017

Effective on September 2, 2017, career Mail Handler craft employees are scheduled to receive the third of seven possible cost-of-living (COLA) adjustments as outlined in Article 9.3 of the 2016 National Agreement. This COLA increase is based on the upward change in the relevant Consumer Price Index (CPI) following release of the July 2017 Index, […]

Video: Postal worker carjacked while delivering mail in SW Houston

Video: Postal worker carjacked while delivering mail in SW Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — 8/12/17 – Federal charges and local charges are pending against a man accused of taking a postal carriers mail truck in a carjacking this afternoon and trying, unsuccessfully, to carjack two other people an hour earlier. Houston police said a woman was approached on South Post Oak by a man who […]

Watch: Wild birds halt mail delivery in north Tulsa neighborhood

Watch: Wild birds halt mail delivery in north Tulsa neighborhood

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Dive-bombing birds have interrupted mail service for weeks in a north Tulsa neighborhood. “My neighbor said we aren’t getting mail because of a falcon and I said, really?” said Janice Kuharski. When mail stopped coming to the neighborhood, neighbors didn’t know why. “We just want our mail back, we want our […]

Watch: Mail woes continue in Larchmont

Watch: Mail woes continue in Larchmont

LARCHMONT – When village residents first began publicly complaining about mail delivery issues in March, many hoped the problem was just a temporary suburban nuisance. But more than four months later, frustration continues: While some customers report improvements, others say the problems persist and a fed-up state lawmaker wants to bring the issue to the […]

OPM Announces 2017 FEHB Open Season Dates

OPM Announces 2017 FEHB Open Season Dates

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) officially announced the dates for the 2017 FEHB Open Season which will run from Monday, November 13 through Monday, December 11, 2017. During the annual Open Season, employees can take the actions listed below for the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS), Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program […]