Tag: Postal Service

Package Investigation Puts Spotlight On Postal Service Screening

on October 26, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
With the news of potentially explosive devices that were sent to critics of President Trump, it has led to questions about how the Postal Service screens packages for suspicious or dangerous materials.

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Postal Service is the Preferred Shipper For Drug Dealers, Report Says

on October 17, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A report by the Postal Service Office of Inspector General demonstrates just how valuable the mail is as a marketing tool for drug pushers.

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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 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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