USPS: 5 facts about postal pioneer Mary Goddard

To help mark Women’s History Month, here are five facts about Mary Katherine Goddard, the first known woman Postmaster in the United Colonies, the predecessor of the United States. 1. Goddard came from a postal family. She was born in 1738 in New London, CT, where her father, Giles, served as a physician and Postmaster….

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NAPUS: USPS Provides Clarification On Recording Bargaining Unit Work Hours

Postal Service has updated NAPUS and the League on a number of questions concerning the administration of terms of the global settlement between the Postal Service and the APWU. The settlement stems from the national arbitration award concerning Article 1.6.B., performance of bargaining work. The following are the questions and responses received; How are hours…

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D.C. Roundtable – August 6: Talk After-Dark Mail Delivery, The Postal Service Tomorrow

The D.C. region ranks as the worst in the nation for mail delivery after 5 p.m., which for one part-time Postal Service employee in Prince George’s County had a deadly consequence. Tonight Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton will hold a roundtable with Gerald A. Roane, Postmaster of the District of Columbia, to discuss mail delivery in D.C….

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Investigators: Postmaster Taking Long Breaks In Middle Of Work Day

(July 9, 2014) CHICAGO (CBS) — The postal system is in financial trouble but the CBS 2 Investigators uncovered a boss at the federal agency who is anywhere but at work in the middle of his government day. “I’m doing fine”, said United States Postal Service Northbrook Postmaster Ronald Weddington when confronted outside his Park…

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Early postal service was mostly an informal system

While America was achieving its goal of independence during the Revolutionary War from 1775-1783, its leaders knew that starting a new nation was not to be all that easy. They were on their own then. Limited and oppressive that it had been, there was no help from the mother country anymore and, as the saying…

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Postal frustration lingers for residents of KS town without office

EDWARDSVILLE, Kan. — The best way to describe postal service in Edwardsville, Kansas, is a “total mess,” says Ceila Mohler. She lives at the Edwardsville Village Mobile Home Park. The city’s post office has been out of commission since March 11 when a car rammed into the back of it. FOX 4 Problem Solvers first…

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