Tag: Postal Service

COVID-19 Weighs on Postal Service’s FY 2020 Finances

November 13, 2020 3:40 PM
COVID-19 Weighs on Postal Service’s FY 2020 Finances

The Postal Service reported a net loss of over $9 billion in FY 2020 amid economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Postal Service Agrees to Reverse Service Changes

October 15, 2020 10:27 AM

The Postal Service has agreed to reverse changes that slowed mail service nationwide as part of a settlement agreement.

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Feds Cleared to Investigate When it Suspects Election Fraud Involving USPS, Defense Employees

October 8, 2020 11:12 AM

The Justice Department has paved the way for prosecutors to investigate suspected election fraud involving USPS and defense employees, reversing a longstanding policy put in place to avoid affecting the outcome of the election.

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Judges Issue Orders Blocking Postal Service Cuts

September 28, 2020 3:09 PM

Four judges have now issued injunction orders barring the U.S. Postal Service from making service reductions ahead of the November presidential election that critics have said could prevent timely ballot deliveries.

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Postal Service Not Implementing Payroll Tax Deferral

September 22, 2020 4:57 PM
Postal Service Not Implementing Payroll Tax Deferral

The Postal Service announced that it has elected not to implement the payroll tax deferral for its employees.

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Playing Politics with the Postal Service

September 8, 2020 8:17 AM
Playing Politics with the Postal Service

A new report says that the recent politicization of the Postal Service is detracting from addressing the real problems facing the agency.

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Report: Nearly Half of Postal Service Employees Had ‘Unauthorized Overtime’ Last Year

August 27, 2020 3:46 PM
Report: Nearly Half of Postal Service Employees Had ‘Unauthorized Overtime’ Last Year

An IG report found that the Postal Service has a growing problem with costs stemming from what it calls “unauthorized overtime.”

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House Passes $25 Billion Postal Service Rescue Bill

August 22, 2020 7:09 PM

In a rare Saturday session, the House passed a bill providing emergency funding for the Postal Service.

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6 States Sue Postal Service Alleging Changes Have Harmed Ability to Conduct ‘Free and Fair Elections’

August 21, 2020 3:31 PM

Six states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Friday against Postmaster General Louis DeJoy alleging new "unlawful" mail policy changes have affected their ability to conduct "free and fair elections."

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USPS Headquarters Tells Managers Not to Reconnect Mail Sorting Machines, Emails Show

August 20, 2020 4:27 PM

Shortly after USPS Postmaster General Louis DeJoy issued a public statement saying he wanted to "avoid even the appearance" that any of his policies would slow down election mail, USPS instructed all maintenance managers around the country not to reconnect or reinstall any mail sorting machines they had already disconnected according to internal agency emails.

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