Tag: Postal Service

Postal Manager Arrested for Selling Stamps to Fund Gambling Habit

By on October 11, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Manager Arrested for Selling Stamps to Fund Gambling Habit

A Postal Service manager has been arrested on charges that he stole over $600,000 worth of stamps to fund his gambling activities.

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Postal Service Proposes Shipping Price Hikes

By on October 10, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Proposes Shipping Price Hikes

The Postal Service has taken the first major step towards enacting price increases for its services.

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How I Met Oprah Winfrey

By on October 4, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
How I Met Oprah Winfrey

The author recounts how a postage stamp helped her overcome depression, ultimately leading her to meet Oprah Winfrey.

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The ‘Unsustainable Path’ of USPS Retiree Health Benefits

By on October 2, 2018 in Agency News, Retirement with 0 Comments
The ‘Unsustainable Path’ of USPS Retiree Health Benefits

How bad is the financial condition of the Postal Service’s retirement fund? A new GAO report analyzes the situation.

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Postal Worker Stole More than 6000 Greeting Cards

on September 16, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Under a plea deal, a Postal Service worker admitted to stealing more than 6,000 greeting cards filled with cash and checks.

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Postal Employee Charged with Racking Up Over $160k in False Disability Claims

By on September 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Employee Charged with Racking Up Over $160k in False Disability Claims

A Postal employee has been arrested on allegations that he claimed to be totally disabled, yet spent five days a week running flea markets.

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Elections, Federal Employees and Arbitrators

By on August 20, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Elections, Federal Employees and Arbitrators

With mid-term elections looming, the Hatch Act always comes into play. This Postal Service case may have longer-term implications than most cases.

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Postal Service Only Loses $1.5 Billion in Q3

By on August 9, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Service Only Loses $1.5 Billion in Q3

Although it continues to suffer large net losses, the Postal Service showed some improvements in its finances for the 2018 third quarter.

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Coalition Formed to Promote ‘Reliable and Affordable Postal Package Delivery’

By on August 3, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Coalition Formed to Promote ‘Reliable and Affordable Postal Package Delivery’

The Postal Service has a new advocate: an alliance of businesses that want to keep “reliable postal package delivery services.”

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GAO: Postal Service Lacks Funds to Cover its Future Expenses

By on August 3, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
GAO: Postal Service Lacks Funds to Cover its Future Expenses

A GAO report says the Postal Service will likely face difficult decisions in the near future because of its financial situation.

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