Postal Inspection Service’s milestone celebrated

The Postal Inspection Service has released a video to celebrate the organization’s 245th birthday. “The United States Postal Inspection Service: A Look Back at the First 245 Years of America’s First and Oldest Law Enforcement Agency” explores the organization’s colorful history, which began when Benjamin Franklin, America’s first Postmaster General, hired William Goddard. On Aug….

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Dr. Fauci’s thoughts on voting in person vs. voting by mail

“Can people safely go out and vote in person?” Dr. Fauci: “there’s no reason why we shouldn’t be able to vote in person”

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APWU President Dimondstein Appeared On MSNBC’s Meet The Press Daily

In the space of a few short weeks, Postmaster General DeJoy has introduced a troubling mail slowdown and President Trump has attacked postal workers with unfounded attempts to discredit vote-by-mail.Meanwhile, the Senate has still not taken action to provide the $25 billion that the USPS needs during this extraordinary national crisis. President Dimondstein appeared on…

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Why some mail-in ballots are rejected (video)

CBS News – August 3, 2020 A missing signature, an unverified signature, or late arrival are the most common reasons for a ballot to be rejected, according to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission report from the 2016 election. CBS News political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Adam Brewster join Elaine Quijano…

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APWU President Dimondstein Appears on Democracy Now!

April 29, 2020 President Dimondstein appeared on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez today. The interview covered the financial crisis facing the U.S. Postal Service, the impact of the Coronavirus on the USPS and the vital role of our public Postal Service in carrying out civic life across the country. Part 1 Part…

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Detroit Letter Carrier brings caring message to ‘Kelly and Ryan’

The way Kelly Mathaw sees it, we’re all in this together. The Detroit letter carrier recently appeared on “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” the TV talk show hosted by Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, to discuss her job delivering mail and packages during the coronavirus pandemic. During an interview conducted via Skype, Mathaw talked about…

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USPIS: Coronavirus Related Scams

Scammers seek not only to make profit through exploiting public health issues, but through spreading misinformation and creating confusion. The Inspection Service wants you to remain vigilant and equipped with knowledge and good practices to protect yourself and your family from emerging and constantly evolving scams and fraud. Justice begins with you. Be sure to…

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USPS: Social media policy reminder

The Postal Service is reminding employees to avoid taking photos or videos of their workplace to share on social media, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. During this challenging time, employees may want to post images of the inside or outside of the facility where they work, and share workplace stories with friends and loved ones….

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