USPS: Memorial Day Holiday honors nation’s armed forces

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to honor U.S. military members who died while serving their country, will be observed Monday, May 25. “The Postal Service is proud to be one of the nation’s largest employers of current and former members of the armed forces, and we honor their contributions every day,” said Postmaster General Megan…

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PMG issues statement on economic stimulus need

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan issued the following statement April 10 in response to discussions about including funding for the Postal Service in possible federal coronavirus economic stimulus legislation: The men and women of the United States Postal Service provide an essential public service and bind the nation together as a part of the country’s…

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New group will lead USPS response to coronavirus

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan has established COVID-19 Response Command, a group within the Postal Service that will help ensure the organization takes a comprehensive approach to its response to the coronavirus pandemic. The group is led by Kristin Seaver, who has stepped away from her regular duties as chief information officer to serve as…

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USPS: PMG thanks employees for service during pandemic

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan is praising USPS employees for their service to the public during the coronavirus pandemic. “Across the nation, Postal Service employees are continuing to accept, process and deliver mail. They know that our customers count on us to deliver their medicine, supplies, checks and other critical mail. I thank all of…

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USPS PMG delivers Coronavirus update to employees 

In a special “Business Focus” video released this week, Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan updates employees on the new coronavirus. The virus, also known as COVID-19, was identified late last year in Wuhan, China, and has been spreading around the world, including the United States. “The Postal Service is taking this health threat seriously, but…

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USPS: March is Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, which encourages the study and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. The annual commemoration traces its roots to the early 1980s. It began as a weeklong celebration in 1982, then expanded to a full month five years later. The Postal Service has more than 289,000 female…

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USPS: First-quarter financial results reported for FY 2020

The Postal Service has reported its financial results for fiscal year 2020’s first quarter (Oct. 1-Dec. 31, 2019). Here are some highlights: • Revenue. Total revenue was $19.4 billion, down 1.8 percent from the same period one year earlier. First-Class Mail revenue declined 2.5 percent, while Marketing Mail revenue fell 5.4 percent. Shipping and packages…

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USPS: PMG Agrees to Delay Retirement

January 6, 2020 WASHINGTON – The Governors of the United States Postal Service are conducting a thorough, nationwide search for a successor to Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan, who announced her intent to retire effective Jan. 31, 2020. To facilitate the search and transition process, the Postmaster General has agreed to delay her retirement date….

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