DOJ: Philadelphia Man Charged With Kidnapping and Robbery of Postal Workers

DOJ Press Release – February 26, 2021 PHILADELPHIA – Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that James Chandler, 54, of Philadelphia, PA, was arrested and charged by Indictment with two counts of robbery of a United States Postal Service employee, and one count of kidnapping. The defendant made his initial appearance in federal…

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USPS: Watch USPS announcement of new fleet

A new video shows the Postal Service’s next-generation delivery vehicle (NGDV) announcement. The video, released Feb. 23, features an overview of the NGDV, along with remarks from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy; Kristin Seaver, chief retail and delivery officer; Scott Bombaugh, chief technology officer; and Mark Guilfoil, supply management vice president. USPS has awarded its NGDV…

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USPS awards Oshkosh Defense $483 Million contract to modernize delivery fleet

The Postal Service has awarded a 10-year contract to Oshkosh Defense to manufacture a new generation of U.S-built delivery vehicles that will drive the most dramatic modernization of the USPS fleet in three decades. The historic investment is part of a soon-to-be-released plan the Postal Service has developed to transform its financial performance and customer…

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USPS hiring 65 City Carrier Assistants in Cincinnati

February 5, 2021 CINCINNATI (FOX19) – The Postal Service is looking to fill 65 City Carrier Assistant positions throughout Cincinnati. USPS says the positions perform mail delivery, mail processing, or a combination of such duties as required. Starting salary is $17.29 per hour. Applicants must be 18 years of age or 16 years of age…

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USPS tests geospatial data collection

The Postal Service recently tested the ability of USPS vehicles to collect geospatial data, which can be used for electronic navigation applications and other geospatial-based technologies. During the test, the organization worked with Microsoft, which collects panoramic, three-dimensional imagery of city streets and other locations for Streetside View 360, the company’s mapping program for mobile…

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Congratulations to NALC’s 2020 Heroes of the Year!

Every day, letter carriers perform acts of heroism on their routes and in their communities. Learn more about our 2020 heroes and read their stories in The Postal Record. Source: NALC

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Postal Supervisor’s testimony credible in post office worker injury case

By Angela Childers – January 25, 2021 The Occupational Safety and Review Commission upheld its directive on Friday that an administrative law judge must decide whether two mail carriers could prove that they were terminated as a result of filing injury claims. In Secretary of Labor v. U.S. Postal Service, the commission reviewed the credibility…

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NALC: Settlement Reached on Holiday Schedule Pecking Order Grievance

January 22, 2021 A settlement has been reached between NALC and USPS regarding national-level grievance Q11N-4Q-14270600 concerning whether the holiday schedule pecking order is applicable to the assignment of personnel to complete parcel delivery on holidays in installations that have Sunday parcel delivery. The parties agree that the Employer determines the number and categories of…

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