USPS: New uniform items approved for city letter carriers

June 13, 2022 The Postal Service has approved two new uniform items for use by city letter carriers. The Cyberknit polo shirt and cargo-pocket trouser are designed to help carriers maintain a professional image while providing enhanced comfort, safety and utility features. The shirt is made of 100 percent polyester performance fabric and offers moisture…

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USPS Releases Dog Attack National Rankings, National Dog Bite Awareness Week Starts June 5

WASHINGTON — More than 5,400 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2021. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and the public. To highlight the enormity of this serious issue, the U.S. Postal Service is providing information on the do’s…

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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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