USPS hiring hundreds of local mail carriers in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana

By Ally Kraemer – February 23, 2017 CINCINNATI — The United States Post Office is hoping to hire 300 new mail carriers — and fast. “They don’t have to have any type of experience,” said Charlotte Morrow, who works for USPS customer relations. “We’ll train them, we’ll show them what the job is all about…

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Nearly 300 in Richmond join lawsuit against USPS over time card manipulation

By Eric Philips – February 15, 2017 RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Lawyers filed a collective action complaint with about 40 plaintiffs in federal court on Monday. It claims Post Office management “required…mail carriers to work ‘off the clock’ without compensation in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.” It further claims that employee time cards…

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What You May Not Know About the U.S. Postal Service

By Fredric Rolando – January 26, 2017 The U.S. Postal Service delivers to 155 million homes and businesses from coast to coast, six and increasingly seven days a week. It’s based in the Constitution and is consistently rated the public’s most-trusted federal agency. The USPS is particularly critical to small towns and rural areas as…

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Postal workers receive back pay, managers fired

By Jeremy M. Lazarus – January 5-7, 2017 Dozens of current and former Richmond mail carriers have received extra payments during the holidays from the U.S. Postal Service, the service has confirmed. The payments are the latest fallout from a scandal at the Main Post Office on Brook Road that involved supervisors altering carrier time…

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USPS is providing city and rural carrier assistants with improved training

USPS is providing city and rural carrier assistants with improved training, part of a broader effort to strengthen workforce development. The organization has established city carrier assistant (CCA) and rural carrier assistant (RCA) academies in all seven areas. The weeklong academies offer classroom training, followed by on-the-job training. Topics covered range from scanning to safety…

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Postal Operations Manual Revision: Modes of Delivery

Effective December 8, 2016, the Postal Service™ is revising the Postal Operations Manual (POM) to revise the order of sections that cover modes of delivery. Postal Operations Manual (POM) * * * * * 6 Delivery Services * * * * * 63 Modes of Delivery, Mail Receptacles, and Keys 631 Modes of Delivery *…

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Postal Inspection Service offers $50K reward following robbery of Memphis mail carrier (video)

November 23, 2016 MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – A U.S. Post Office employee was robbed in broad daylight while delivering mail in Memphis. U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering up to $50,000 for information that leads to an arrest of the person who robbed the postal worker. The robbery happened on November 21, 2016 in Binghampton….

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