PMG answers questions during Economic Club event [video]

The Postal Service is sharing a video of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s recent appearance at the Economic Club of Washington, DC. DeJoy took part in a Sept. 24 question-and-answer session with David Rubenstein, the Economic Club’s president. Over the course of about 45 minutes, DeJoy discussed the Postal Service’s mission, election-related mail, the coronavirus pandemic…

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NPMHU: USPS Service Talk – Missent Election Mail 

September 29, 2020 According to the Postal Service, Timely redirection of missent mail is always critical to good customer service. During an election year, this becomes even more important due to the time sensitive voting information and ballots in the mail stream. Service Talk: Missent Election Mail Source: National Postal Mail Handlers Union

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – October 1, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: Is Medicare and Social Security Doomed? My Two Cents How Secure is Our Pension? Get Out The Vote Pittsburgh Retiree Record – October 1, 2020

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NALC: National Election Mail Task Force update

September 23, 2020 Over the past several months, there has been a concerted effort by some to cast doubt on the security of vote by mail and on the ability of the Postal Service to meet the expected surge in vote by mail this year. We have pushed back on this narrative and communicated that…

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USPS elects not to implement payroll tax deferrals

The Postal Service is providing employees with information about an optional deferral of payroll taxes for workers. President Donald Trump recently issued a memorandum instructing Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to allow employers to defer the collection of the employee portion of Social Security payroll tax between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31. This would not constitute…

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Envelope Containing Ricin Addressed to POTUS Intercepted

A letter addressed to President Donald Trump that was intercepted before it reached the White House tested positive for the deadly poison ricin earlier this week, law enforcement officials said. The Federal Bureau of Investigation said Saturday afternoon they are investigating “a suspicious letter received at a U.S. government mail facility” alongside its partners at…

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PMG affirms readiness for election in call with National Association of Secretaries of State

WASHINGTON, DC — As part of ongoing preparations for the November election, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy held a conference call today with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Election Committee. This second meeting with NASS follows an Aug. 27 conference call with the NASS President and Election Committee Chair and co-Chair in addition…

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Next Generation Connectivity: Postal Service Roles in 5G and Broadband Deployment

September 14, 2020 (RISC-WP-20-007) At a time when the Internet has become vital for telework, distance learning, and telehealth, more than 18 million Americans lack access to broadband service. Several potential partnership opportunities would allow the Postal Service to help bring high-quality broadband to unserved and underserved areas in the U.S. The Internet has dramatically…

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