Senator Tester tells PMG Megan Brennan USPS service standards are a disaster

Senator Tester tells PMG Megan Brennan USPS service standards are a disaster January 29, 2015 (U.S. SENATE)-Senator Jon Tester today met incoming Postmaster General Megan Brennan for the first time to discuss strengthening the Postal Service and the need to improve delivery standards in rural states like Montana. Tester emphasized the Postal Service’s delivery standards […]

USPS awards $450 million maintenance management contract to Jones Lang Lasalle

USPS $450 million maintenance management contract awarded to Jones Lang LaSalle Americas The United States Postal Service awards contract for nationwide facilities services. The contract was awarded to Jones Lang LaSalle Americas (JLL), located in Chicago, IL. The initial contract is for a two (2)-year base period and up to four (4) – two (2) […]

PMG blames unions, mailers in farewell speech at National Press Club

Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe blames unions and mailers in farewell speech at National Press Club In his farewell speech at the National Press Club today, outgoing Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe suggested that union and mailer groups’ “shortsightedness and myopia” have impeded efforts in Congress to modernize USPS. Donahoe also suggested that young people […]

USPS OWCP Medical File Hack Affected Nearly Half a Million Postal Workers

USPS OWCP Medical File Hack Affected Nearly Half a Million Postal Workers. USPS data breach affected bank and/or medical information of postal workers injured on the job. USPS sent out individualized letters to postal employees with specific information about their particular situation. So all letters will not contain the same information. Can USPS Employees Sue […]

USPS Offering Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) to Postal Clerks and Maintenance

(November 28, 2014) There is probably one Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) offer for each area.  This special VERA appears to be for the mail processing plants scheduled to close in 2015.  There is no incentive. As a matter of general interest, HRSSC is sending special Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) opportunity letters to eligible employees USPS […]

Sexual assaults committed by postal employees against postal employees

Good at getting along with the guys working alongside her, Diane Caruso-Ruston said she thought she was going to get a promotion when she walked into one of her managers’ offices. “Next thing I know he pushes me up against the wall. And he pushes down my left side of my pants, you know those […]

Letter Carrier Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Plotting Robbery of Fellow Co-Worker

11-21-2014 -ATLANTA – LaTonya Evans, a former United Stated Postal Service employee, has been sentenced to federal prison for participating in a conspiracy that culminated in the robbery and shooting of a postal truck driver on December 20, 2013, in Conley, Ga. “By providing her co-defendants with inside information, Evans enabled a robbery that nearly […]

China suspected of breaching U.S. Postal Service computer networks

US Postal Service Says It Has Been Hacked, Employee Information May Have Been Compromised Chinese government hackers are suspected of breaching the computer networks of the United States Postal Service, compromising the data of more than 800,000 employees. The intrusion was discovered in mid-September, said officials, who declined to comment on who was thought to […]

Three Houston men head to prison for robbery of postal vehicle

HOUSTON – Kenton Deon Harrell, 41, Kenneth Shane Howard, 34, and Malcolm Derrail Williams, 32, have been handed their sentences following their convictions of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. A federal jury convicted Harrell following four days of trial and approximately three hours of deliberation in June 2014, […]