U.S. Postal Service Statement Regarding the National Reassessment Process

Posted February 28, 2010 U.S. Postal Service Statement for Response to Media Inquiries Only Regarding the National Reassessment Process The non-tax supported U.S. Postal Service views the safety and well being of its employees as its top priority. In situations where employees have been injured on the job, we make every attempt to provide necessary […]

OIG Says Postal Service Could Do a Better Job Controlling Absenteeism

Excerpts from the USPS OIG Audit Report – Postal Service Absenteeism: Conclusion The Postal Service’s total absenteeism rate for major benefits is comparable to the total absenteeism rate of the federal sector, but higher than that of the civilian sector. We identified two potential causes for the difference between the Postal Service and the civilian […]


February 2010 SACRAMENTO, Calif.—United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced today that NANCY R. SCIOLINO, 52, of Lodi, pleaded guilty to felony embezzlement this morning before United States District Judge Frank C. Damrell Jr. The case was investigated by the United States Postal Service’s Office of the Inspector General. According to Assistant United States Attorney […]

Postal service employee sentenced for stealing mail

February 10, 2010 A former United States Postal Service (“USPS”) employee was sentenced today in federal court for stealing mail. In Minneapolis, United States District Court Judge David S. Doty sentenced Timothy J. Krolick, age 30, of Minneapolis, to eight months in prison on one count of theft of mail. Krolick also agreed to pay […]

Postal Service DPMG and COO Pat Donahoe continues discussion of possible move to five-day delivery

Feb. 17, 2010 DPMG and COO Pat Donahoe continues his discussion about the possibility of USPS moving from a six-day to five-day delivery week. “One thing I have to emphasize … is that nothing can be implemented without Congress changing current law and the president signing the legislation to permit that change,” emphasizes Donahoe. “That’s […]

Postal Service Begins 2010 with First-Quarter Loss

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) ended the first quarter of this fiscal year (Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 2009) with a net loss of $297 million, while posting continued high scores in quarterly delivery performance. “In spite of the financial challenges we face today, Postal Service employees never lose sight that customer service is our […]

The American Workplace

Commentary by postal employee Ronald Williams, Jr. Postal Employee Network has published this exclusive article for your reading enjoyment only. The American Workplace I like the quote by Milton Berle “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” I believe if we work together we can use the rough spots of the workplace to move to […]


First-quarter service performance scores and improving Wait Time in Line (WTIL) are the subjects of DPMG and COO Pat Donahoe’s latest Field Updates video. The performance scores include expanded service reports on all market-dominant classes of mail, including First-Class Mail, Standard Mail and Periodicals, Package Services (including single-piece Parcel Post) and Special Services. First-quarter results […]

Increase of Penalties For Violations Relating to Conduct on Postal Property

POSTAL SERVICE 39 CFR Part 232 Conduct on Postal Property; Penalties and Other Law AGENCY: Postal Service ACTION: Final rule. ______________________________________________ SUMMARY: The U.S. Postal Service is amending the Code of Federal Regulations to increase the maximum penalty for violations of the rules concerning conduct on Postal Service property. The authorized maximum penalty should allow […]

U.S. Postal Inspectors to Aid Haitian Postal System Recovery

January 27, 2010 USPS Press Release Because a viable postal sector is critical to any nation’s economic stability, Chief Postal Inspector William R. Gilligan, Jr. is sending U.S. Postal Inspectors to Haiti to conduct security assessments and help prepare for the restoration of mail service to the earthquake-ravaged country. “Members of the Universal Postal Union […]