Thursday, December 27, 2018

Postal worker died after fight delivering mail, deputies say. Investigation ongoing

Postal worker died after fight delivering mail, deputies say. Investigation ongoing

Article Snip: "...No arrests have been made. Witnesses told detectives that Santoya, who worked as a rural route mail carrier, got into an argument with a work crew that had parked in front of a mailbox. Witnesses said the work crew moved their vehicle away from the mailbox once Santoya arrived, but the argument escalated Read more here: https://www.sacbee.com/latest-news/article223399075.html#storylink=cpy ..."


Article Resource: www.sacbee.com

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Postal Task Force Recommends Eliminating Workers' Rights to Bargain Over Pay

Postal Task Force Recommends Eliminating Workers' Rights to Bargain Over Pay

Article Snip: "... President Trump’s postal reform task force recommended on Tuesday that the U.S. Postal Service eliminate the ability of employees to negotiate over compensation ... onerous labor costs, both in compensation and retiree health benefits..."


Article Resource: www.govexec.com

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Arrests made after U.S. Postal workers at Aurora post office bound with zip ties, robbed

Arrests made after U.S. Postal workers at Aurora post office bound with zip ties, robbed

Article Snip: "...A man and a woman have been arrested for investigation of robbing the Buckingham Plaza Post Office in Aurora after one of them allegedly bound postal workers with zip ties Thursday afternoon and robbed cash registers ..."


Article Resource: www.denverpost.com

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

USPS wants to raise rates for Amazon last-mile delivery 9-12%

USPS wants to raise rates for Amazon last-mile delivery 9-12% amid pressure from Trump to increase revenue

Article Snip: "... Postal Service plans to raise rates for the Parcel Select service used by Amazon, FedEx, and UPS by 9.1 to 12.3 percent, according to a new filing with the Postal Regulatory Commission. Parcel select is the last-mile service that gets packages...spokesperson for USPS said the price increases are not in response to pressure from Trump..."


Article Resource: www.geekwire.com

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Baton Rouge resident reports mail in storm drain; Postal Service officials investigate

Baton Rouge resident reports mail in storm drain; Postal Service officials investigate

Article Snip: "... When she looked out, she saw a man stuffing the mail into a drain. She went outside and took a picture of the mail before reporting it to the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General. Investigators have since followed up with her and other neighbors, she said..."


Article Resource: www.theadvocate.com