Ah-h-h-h, the Smokies and Gatlinburg at night. We try to visit the Smoky Mountains each fall when the leaves have turned golden and the air is crisp and clean. Without fail we always reserve our accomodations either in downtown Gatlinburg or in one of thousands of cabins for rent surrounding downtown Gatlinburg – either way, […]

APWU-Led Consolidation Protests

April 20, 2009 Owners of small businesses, workers, and other concerned citizens continue to speak out at protests and at public meetings staged by the Postal Service to “share initial results” of Area Mail Processing studies. At one of the noisier of such gatherings, several business owners and public officials in Wilkes-Barre disagreed sharply with […]

Postal carrier charged with stealing gift cards from mail

April 21, 2009 MUNCIE, IN – A contract mail carrier and members of his family have been charged with stealing cash and gift cards from holiday and birthday cards sent through the U.S. Postal Service. Investigators from the Postal Office of Inspector General sought warrants Monday in Delaware Circuit Court 4 for Robert M. Skeen, […]

Mail carrier honored for 63 year service

April 20, 2009 CHAPEL HILL, NC — A Chapel Hill mail carrier has been awarded for more than 60 years of service. It was 1946 when Rudy Tempesta got out of the military and World War II and started carrying mail for the U.S. Post Office. “I was driving a tin Lizzy. it’s like a […]

Authorities searching for Jacksonville post office gunman

April 20, 2009 Jacksonville, FL Federal postal inspectors are hunting for a gunman who attempted to rob a Westside Jacksonville, FL Post Office on Friday, terrorizing employees and a customer with a baby, a police report said. The attack occurred about 6:15 p.m. at 7055 Blanding Boulevard, 45 minutes before the Post Office closed. The building […]

Posties Seeing Red Over ‘forced leave’

April 19, 2009 It seems as if the United States Postal Service isn’t the only postal service in the world having vast problems. Australia Post executives and their 35,000 member workforce are butting heads amid union accusations that the Post, in an effort to tighten their budget during the economic slowdown, is about to force […]


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Proof of Your USPS Employment or Income

USPS has joined more than 1,500 companies using The Work Number, an automated service that allows you to quickly — and securely — provide proof of your employment or income. You benefit from having control of the process, since you authorize access to your information. The Work Number can be used anytime, anywhere and its […]