Remembering Katrina – Historic storm led to lasting changes for USPS

Hurricane Katrina wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast states 10 years ago this week, prompting an historic effort from the Postal Service to keep the mail moving. About 17 postal facilities were destroyed and more than 500 buildings were damaged during the 2005 hurricane season, which was the worst on record. More than 4,000 postal…

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USPS: In case of emergency – Employee hotline gets new features

The USPS National Employee Emergency Hotline now has new features, including a more interactive process. The Postal Service uses the hotline during emergencies, such as facilities problems and weather emergencies, to notify employees of closings or late openings. The hotline number — 888-363-EMERGNC (888-363-7462) — is on the back of employee badges. Employees can now…

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