OIG Report: Management of Maintenance Employees’ Sick Leave in the Mid-America District

Background U.S. Postal Service supervisors who have evidence that an employee is abusing sick leave may place the employee on restricted sick leave or use the deems documentation desirable option (deems desirable). When using restricted sick leave, supervisors must provide written notice to employees that their names have been added to the restricted sick leave…

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USPS bumps up collection times at hundreds of points across Kansas

By Justin Wingerter – November 28, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service has changed its collection times at hundreds of points across Kansas since August, an adjustment critics say is causing a slow degradation of postal quality in the state. Brian Sperry, a regional spokesman for the Postal Service, said 340 collection points west of Topeka…

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Launch of 600th Village Post Office (VPO) in public library

Barely 3 months after opening the Postal Service’s 500th Village Post Office (VPO), the launch of number 600 literally is one for the books. Mid-America District held opening ceremonies at two Kansas City, MO, public libraries May 6. “Our presence here today is an indication that the Postal Service is committed to affordable, attainable mail…

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