USPS OIG: Top 10 Postal Stories of 2020

It’s that time again for our top ten postal stories of the year! While we do this every year, 2020 saw more than its fair share of important news stories about the Postal Service. Well let’s face it, it saw more than its fair share of front page news stories in general. Here’s our countdown,…

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USPS: FY 2020 Annual Report to Congress

The Postal Service delivered 129.2 billion mailpieces to 161 million addresses across the nation during fiscal year 2020, the organization says in its Annual Report to Congress. The report, which USPS published last month, covers the period from Oct. 1, 2019-Sept. 30, 2020. In addition to an overview of the organization’s finances, the 64-page document…

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PMG thanks employees, previews 2021

In his latest video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy thanks employees for their efforts during the holiday season and previews 2021 for USPS. The organization delivered record mail and package volume in December while also dealing with the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. DeJoy also asks employees to set a new tone to help USPS…

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PMG Statement on Passage of COVID Relief Legislation

December 30, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC — Postmaster General and CEO Louis DeJoy issued the following statement today: “On behalf of the 644,000 men and women of the Postal Service, I want to thank Congress and the Administration for recognizing both the essential role we play in serving the nation and the impact of COVID-19 on…

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EPI Economist: The war against the Postal Service

The Postal Service is foundational for our economy and democracy: The Biden administration and Congress must protect and strengthen it – Postal services should be expanded for the public good, not diminished by special interests By Monique Morrissey – December 16, 2020 As millions of people rely on the United States Postal Service (USPS) this…

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President Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Bernardi to USPS BOG

December 14, 2020 Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration: Roy A. Bernardi, of New York, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service. Roy A. Bernardi is currently a managing partner of The Bernardi Group, LLC, where he offers…

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Has APWU ever talked to members of the BOG

Has anyone from the Union ever talked to a member of the Postal Board of Governors? I was in the USPS for 44 years, and one of our former Presidents (Jim Connors) was the Assistant Clerk Craft Director (A) for a few years. I don’t know. The PMG takes his/her orders from them. Does the…

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USPS was the mailer of choice

At one time the USPS was the mailer of choice. UPS and FEDEX were considered secondary, if they were mentioned at all. At one time we had ten thousand clerks. Things have changed since then. Automation has had a significant impact on our operations. Rather than making an effort to account for this, management has…

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