USPS Operation Santa now accepting letters

The Postal Service began accepting letters to its annual USPS Operation Santa program on Nov. 1. The 109-year-old program allows generous people and organizations to “adopt” letters to Santa Claus and fulfill holiday wish lists from children and others who are less fortunate. Letters should be addressed to Santa Claus, 123 Elf Road, North Pole,…

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Postal Bulletin highlights 2021 Holiday Season

The Postal Service™ is putting the finishing touches on what we expect will be a very busy 2021 peak season. Our employees are hard at work installing new machinery, dusting off the holiday-themed postmarks, and preparing for the influx of holiday mailings across the country. Here are some important details to help you prepare for…

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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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