Video explains USPS Operation Santa

A new video shows how customers can participate in USPS Operation Santa. The program allows Postal Service employees, customers and organizations to “adopt” letters to Santa Claus and fulfill holiday wish lists from children and others who are less fortunate. The one-minute animated video is hosted by Holly, the program’s “spokeself.” She offers instructions for…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – December 11, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: 2020 – What a Year! Plans for 2021 Pittsburgh Retiree Record – December 11, 2020 2020 Union Families Christmas Project

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USPS: Season’s busiest period begins Dec. 14

The Postal Service expects holiday customer traffic to increase beginning Dec. 7, with the season’s busiest period for mailing, shipping and deliveries occurring Dec. 14-21. The organization released the expectations last week, noting that more gifts are expected to be sent through the mail this year as families and friends hold virtual ceremonies instead of…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Holiday Season 2020

This year, the Postal Service™ is reminding employees and customers that the holidays are our time to deliver. We have prepared all year for this season, and are ready to deliver across the country. Here are some important details to prepare for your holiday mailings. Read More: Source: USPS

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PMG thanks employees for holiday efforts

The following message is from Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan: I want to thank you for serving the mailing and shipping needs of our customers and going the extra mile to deliver exceptional service this holiday season. The holidays are our busiest time of the year, and every member of the Postal Service workforce has…

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USPS: Reminder offered on holiday gift exchanges

The Postal Service is reminding employees to proceed with caution when exchanging gifts. Generally, an employee shouldn’t give a gift to a manager or higher-paid colleague. Likewise, a gift shouldn’t be accepted from a subordinate or lower-paid employee. There are exceptions. For example, a non-cash gift worth $10 or less to a manager on birthdays,…

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Post Office, collection box holiday schedule announced

The Postal Service has announced holiday hours for Post Offices and blue collection boxes: • Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Some Post Offices may have limited hours Tuesday, Dec. 24. Post Offices will be open regular business hours Tuesday, Dec. 31. Blue boxes with final collection times before noon will not be affected by…

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USPS ready for big shopping day – Cyber Monday

The Postal Service is ready again to deliver the holiday items that customers will purchase on Cyber Monday, one of the year’s biggest shopping days. Online purchases on the first Monday after Thanksgiving are expected to hit $9.4 billion in 2019, an 18.9 percent increase from last year, according to market researcher Adobe Digital Insights….

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