USPS: Mailbox Improvement Week begins Sunday, May 19

May 19, 2024 The Postal Service is encouraging customers to spruce up their mailboxes during Mailbox Improvement Week, which begins Sunday, May 19. Mailboxes should be fully operational, able to protect mail from the weather, safe to use, conveniently located and neat in appearance. They should also be large enough to support the customer’s daily…

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Postal Bulletin focuses on Mailbox Improvement Week, May 19–25, 2024

Each year, the Postal Service designates the third full week of May as “Mailbox Improvement Week” to encourage customers on city motorized, rural, or contract delivery service routes (formerly highway contract box delivery routes) to examine and, where necessary, improve the appearance of their mailboxes. Neat, attractive mailboxes make a significant contribution to the appearance…

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Postal Bulletin: Your 2024 Election Mail and Political Mail Guide

Background The 2024 election season is underway, and the Postal Service is geared up for the elections, including numerous congressional, gubernatorial, state, and local races. Thus, proper handling of Election Mail and Political Mail is critical, especially as more voters turn to the mail to participate in the electoral process. The Postal Service’s plans are…

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Postal Bulletin covers Heat Illness Prevention Program

March 21, 2024 Postal Bulletin’s latest edition, published March 21, details the Postal Service’s Heat Illness Prevention Program. Updates to the organization’s policies, procedures and forms are also included. Employees can go to usps.com to read and download the latest Postal Bulletin, along with past issues. Postal Bulletin – March 21, 2024

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Postal Bulletin covers smishing, vishing

March 7, 2024 Postal Bulletin’s latest edition, published March 7, explains the ongoing threat of smishing and vishing. Updates to the organization’s policies, procedures and forms are also included. Employees can go to usps.com to read and download the latest Postal Bulletin, along with past issues. Source: USPS Postal Bulletin – March 7, 2024

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USPS: Latest Postal Bulletin includes election guide

January 25, 2024 Postal Bulletin’s latest edition, published Jan. 25, features a guide to Election Mail and Political Mail. Updates to USPS policies, procedures and forms are also included. Employees can go to usps.com to read and download the latest Postal Bulletin, along with past issues. Postal Bulletin – January 25, 2024 Source: USPS

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USPS: 2024 Pay Dates and Leave Year

The following chart lists the 2024 pay periods. For the convenience of timekeepers, each biweekly pay period appears as two separate weeks with the beginning and ending dates indicated for each week. The leave year always begins the first day of the first full pay period in the calendar year. The 2024 leave year begins…

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Postal Bulletin: Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold — Prepare for Winter Weather

Winter storms can bring snow, sleet, and freezing rain across the entire United States and its territories. Even Hawaii gets snow in the Big Island, and major cities as far south as Atlanta and Dallas have been paralyzed by snow and ice. Thousands of people are injured or killed every year in traffic accidents related…

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