NALC Says “Trump administration’s 2019 budget targets letter carriers and their families”

NALC Says “Trump administration’s 2019 budget targets letter carriers and their families”

2/24/18 – Yesterday the National Association of Letter Carriers released the following statement regarding President Trump’s proposed 2019 proposed: Yesterday, the Trump administration released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 budget proposal. If enacted, the budget (outlined in a document called “Efficient, Effective, Accountable – An American Budget”) would add at least $7.1 trillion to the […]

OSC Announces Postal Service Employee Hatch Act Violation Over Social Media Use at Work For Bernie Sanders – Also Issues Hatch Act Social Media Guidance

OSC Announces Postal Service Employee Hatch Act Violation Over Social Media Use at Work For Bernie Sanders – Also Issues Hatch Act Social Media Guidance

WASHINGTON, D.C./Feb. 13, 2018 – The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) today issued Hatch Act social media guidance for federal employees in a clear, easy-to-understand format with real world examples and a new quick reference tool. OSC also announced a 50-day suspension without pay of a U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee for partisan political […]

Ohio post office problems more widespread than initially thought

Ohio post office problems more widespread than initially thought

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A recent ABC6 Investigation looking into mail delivery problems in Columbus revealed the problem goes way beyond city borders. Complaints about poor delivery service, or in some cases no delivery service, poured in from neighborhoods stretching from Bexley to Grove City to North Columbus. Bill Armstrong, from North Columbus, has also had […]

Former Newark Mail Carrier Admits Accepting Bribes For Delivering Parcels Containing Drugs

Former Newark Mail Carrier Admits Accepting Bribes For Delivering Parcels Containing Drugs

NEWARK, N.J. – 2/13/18 – A former U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail carrier today admitted that he accepted cash bribes in return for intercepting and delivering parcels containing illegal narcotics, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Leonard Gresham, 50, of Rahway, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther D. Salas in Newark federal court […]

Check your mail — it may be forwarded without your consent

Check your mail — it may be forwarded without your consent

37 million change-of-address requests in 2017, officials say APOPKA, Fla. – Forwarding mail to a different address is something more than 37 million people did in 2017, according to officials with the United States Postal Service. However, what if your mail was forwarded with your knowledge or consent? What should a consumer do in that […]

Mailbox Mystery: Magazines From 1960s Delivered to Maryland Home

Mailbox Mystery: Magazines From 1960s Delivered to Maryland Home

In the 1960s, Bethesda, Maryland, resident Greg Miele’s late father subscribed to “Sport” magazine. Nearly 50 years later, a stack of issues from 1969 and 1970 arrived at Miele’s home this week. One copy shows Ted Williams when he was manager of the Washington Senators. Another shows Sonny Jurgensen of the Washington Redskins. The first […]

Thieves steal 500 live cockroaches from California mailbox

Thieves steal 500 live cockroaches from California mailbox

MARINA, CA (KSBW/CNN) – An entomologist who ordered 500 cockroaches for a study says she hopes the critters ran all over the thieves who stole them from her mailbox. Rosalinda Vizina, an entomologist studying roaches, says her neighborhood in Marina, CA, has experienced an increase in mail theft recently. “One of the boxes had been […]

NALC statement on USPS Q1 financial report for FY 2018

NALC statement on USPS Q1 financial report for FY 2018

NALC News – 2/9/18 – NALC President Fredric Rolando’s statement on the Feb. 9 release of the U.S. Postal Service’s financial statement for the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2018, covering the months of October, November and December of 2017: Today’s financial report for Fiscal Year 2018’s first quarter shows the Postal Service’s underlying business […]

Mail stolen from two Georgia two post office delivery boxes

Mail stolen from two Georgia two post office delivery boxes

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – Two Columbia County postal service offices were exposed to break-ins into their delivery boxes over the weekend. The USPS managers from both locations called the sheriff’s office on Monday morning to report some mail was stolen from their drive up mailboxes, after it was pried open. The manager of the […]