Tag: Postal Service

Postal Workers Concerned New Policies Will Pave the Way to Privatization

on July 30, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The new Postmaster General has announced changes meant to bring about “immediate, lasting, and impactful changes” to the Postal Service, but employees and unions say they threaten the agency's core mission.

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Treasury Makes $10 Billion Loan Available to Postal Service as Part of Coronavirus Relief

on July 29, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The U.S. Treasury said on Wednesday it has reached a deal with U.S. Postal Service on the conditions of a loan of up to $10 billion that was included in recent coronavirus relief legislation.

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Senate Bill Proposes Postal Service Bailout

By on July 7, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senate Bill Proposes Postal Service Bailout

Legislation introduced in the Senate would provide an emergency bailout for the Postal Service, but it’s not without strings.

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Two Federal Employees Suspended Without Pay for Violating Hatch Act

By on June 24, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Two Federal Employees Suspended Without Pay for Violating Hatch Act

Two federal employees have been suspended without pay for violating the Hatch Act while on duty.

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House Lawmakers Call for $25 Billion USPS Bailout

By on June 15, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Lawmakers Call for $25 Billion USPS Bailout

A group of 137 House members want Congress to provide an emergency bailout for the Postal Service.

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How Many Postal Workers Were Attacked by Dogs in 2019?

By on June 11, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
How Many Postal Workers Were Attacked by Dogs in 2019?

Which cities are the most dangerous for Postal workers in terms of dog attacks on the job?

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11 Things USPS Mail Carriers Wish You Knew

on May 29, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Both a current and former mail carrier for the Postal Service reveal the top things they wish the American public knew when it comes to the mail.

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Mail Carrier Allegedly Changed Ballot Requests from ‘Democrat’ to ‘Republican’ as a ‘Joke’

By on May 27, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Mail Carrier Allegedly Changed Ballot Requests from ‘Democrat’ to ‘Republican’ as a ‘Joke’

A West Virginia mail carrier has been charged with attempted election fraud after allegedly tampering with ballot requests sent through the mail.

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The State of the Postal Service in 8 Charts

on May 16, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Postal Service has been suffering financially for years. How did it end up in this position? These charts take a detailed look at the situation.

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Postal Service Launches Review of Package Delivery Fees

on May 14, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The U.S. Postal Service has quietly launched a review of its package delivery contracts and lost its last senior official who was not appointed by President Donald Trump.

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