PMG DeJoy meets employees at six facilities in Kansas and Missouri

May 12, 2021 Postmaster General Louis DeJoy visited Kansas and Missouri late last month, stopping — and sometimes shopping — at Post Offices, plants and other facilities. His first stop was the Kansas City, KS, Surface Transportation Center, followed by the Shawnee Mission Main Post Office in Mission, KS. In both locations, DeJoy addressed workers…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Delivery and Customer Service Operations – Columbia, MO

Background The Columbia Main Post Office is located in the Gateway District of the Central Area. This audit was designed to provide U.S. Postal Service management with timely information on potential scanning and mail delivery risks at the Columbia Main Post Office. The delivery unit has 38 city routes which are delivered by 47 full-time…

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Thousands of OSHA investigations already closed during COVID-19 pandemic

By Matt Flener – July 1, 2020 KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Thousands of investigations into working conditions across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic are getting quietly closed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, after complaints of working conditions by employees and the public. What’s left unexplained is why those investigations…

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The Postal Service’s lagging performance hurts rural America

By George Landrith – June 25, 2015 In the heartland of America, including Kansas and Missouri, the U.S. Postal Service has been a steady fixture in every American’s life. From the Post Office on Main Street to the postal worker who has delivered mail to our houses for 25 years, the U.S. Postal Service has…

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Newspaper dropping it’s carriers in favor of postal delivery

By Rudi Keller – June 9, 2015 The Moberly Monitor-Index will eliminate delivery carriers in July and rely instead on the U.S. Postal Service to take the daily newspaper to subscribers. The switch will mean changing the daily publication schedule to print the newspaper in the evening, Circulation Manager Jessie Embree said Tuesday. The Monitor-Index…

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Video: Postal workers rally to keep post offices open

By Sarah Hollenbeck – May 14, 2015 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Postal workers nationwide and in Kansas City are fighting to keep your local post office open. The United States Postal Service plans to reduce hours and close branches nationwide. No branches in Kansas City are currently set to close, but with 82 processing centers…

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