USPS to hire part-time, entry-level carriers in Memphis

Daily Memphian Staff – September 4, 2020 The U.S. Postal Service is in hiring mode in Memphis, seeking to fill part-time, entry-level openings for mail carriers. The hiring comes as the USPS takes heat for mail delays and scrutiny about its role in delivering what is expected to be a record amount of mailed-in ballots…

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California Letter Carrier Sues for Disability Discrimination

San Francisco, CA (Law Firm Newswire) December 19, 2016 – A former letter carrier who worked at the Sausalito, California, branch of the United States Postal Service (USPS) for over two decades filed a lawsuit alleging disability discrimination and retaliation. The USPS was also accused of improperly disclosing his confidential medical records, according to the…

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Postal Inspection Service offers $50K reward following robbery of Memphis mail carrier (video)

November 23, 2016 MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) – A U.S. Post Office employee was robbed in broad daylight while delivering mail in Memphis. U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering up to $50,000 for information that leads to an arrest of the person who robbed the postal worker. The robbery happened on November 21, 2016 in Binghampton….

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USPS: Employee finds path to postal career

John Okland set his sights high when he joined the Postal Service in 2012.He worked his way up through two non-career jobs in Front Royal, VA, and was recently promoted to a letter carrier position. Okland is one of 18 transitional employees that Capital Metro Area’s Northern Virginia District has converted to career positions this…

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USPS: Letter Carrier devises delivery improvements

Letter Carrier James Robinson recently helped the Postal Service increase efficiency in Chicago District, where he has delivered mail for almost 30 years. Robinson served on a team tasked with strengthening address management in the district. The effort was part of the Lean Six Sigma business improvement initiative. The project aimed to increase the volume…

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Video: Toms River, NJ, Letter Carrier helps return lost dog

Remy the pitbull puppy has a Postal Service employee to thank for reuniting him with his owner after he swam away from home. The pup later became stuck in a muddy marsh where he stayed for hours until being discovered by kayakers. Toms River, NJ, Letter Carrier Al Font, a 16-year USPS veteran, came upon…

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Former Letter Carrier who landed gyrocopter on Capitol lawn gets 4 months

By Jessica Gresko – April 21, 2016 WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man who landed a one-person gyrocopter on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington in 2015 as a stunt to protest the influence of money in politics was sentenced Thursday to spend four months in jail. In sentencing 62-year-old Douglas Hughes, Judge…

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