USPS OIG Report: Contract Postal Unit Operations Oversight

Background A contract postal unit (CPU) is a retail establishment under contract to the U.S. Postal Service to provide postal services to the public. The objective of the CPU program is to reduce customer wait time in post offices, retain and increase Postal Service market share, reduce operational costs, improve customer satisfaction, and grow retail…

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USPS to issue lapel pins to recognize and honor veterans

To mark Veterans Day, the Postal Service is providing employees who served in the U.S. military with lapel pins they can wear year-round. Approximately 113,000 USPS employees have served in the armed forces, making the Postal Service one of the nation’s largest employers of veterans. The pin features the words “Proud Veteran” in the center…

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Chicago Mail Handler streaks to celebrate Cubs win

This mailman went postal after the Cubs won the World Series. Corpulent Cubs booster DeAndre Barnes stripped down to nothing but his ballcap and joyously streaked in celebration of the Northsiders’ first World Series championship since 1908. “Yeaaaaaaaaaaah baaaaaaaaaaaby the Chicago Cubs are the 2016 World Series champions. And this how I celebrate,” Barnes posted…

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Video: PMG delivers update on USPS strategies

http://a248.e.akamai.net/f/248/60653/1d/usps.download.akamai.com/60653/streaming/vod/BF110216.mp4 USPS plays a significant role in the democratic process by delivering election and political mail, PMG Megan J. Brennan says in her latest “Business Focus” video. “The trust placed in us by every American depends on employees upholding the sanctity of ballots and every piece of political mail we’re asked to deliver,” she says….

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Dimondstein: Trump attacks integrity of postal workers across country

From: Mark Dimondstein via ActionNetwork.org Sent: Wednesday, November 02, 2016 1:59 PM Subject: Trump attacks the integrity of postal workers across the country Brothers and Sisters, Over the last weekend Donald Trump accused USPS employees of “throw[ing] away” mail-in election ballots. Without any substance or fact, he accused us of breaking our oath as postal…

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USPS has announced its holiday schedule for Post Offices

• Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Post Offices nationwide will be open Saturday, Dec. 24, but many will shorten retail lobby hours and close at noon. Post Offices will be open regular hours Saturday, Dec. 31. Mail delivery will be unaffected. Revised hours will be posted at each Post Office. USPS is encouraging commercial…

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