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9/29/20
Featured: M&R Therapy Center for Injured Federal Workers - Comments (Count)
Federal Judge Reaffirms USPS Must Approve Overtime in Run Up to Election - Comments (Count)
Washington Post: Postal Service workers quietly resist DeJoy's changes with eye on election - Comments (Count)
Village says goodbye to post office veteran - Comments (Count)
eBay Withdraws Protections for Late Deliveries - Comments (Count)
Postal Hub Podcast Episode 211: How the USPS Became a Political Football - Comments (Count)
9/28/20
USPS OIG: From High-Rise Apartments to Rural Farms: Delivering Packages Across the Nation - Comments (Count)
Postal Service: Help is on the way for short-staffed Petersburg post office - Comments (Count)
Packages incoming! Amazon Prime Day is Oct. 13-14 - Comments (Count)
TIME: As States Prepared Mail-In Ballots, Postal Service Failed to Update at Least 1.8 Million Addresses - Comments (Count)
CNN: Another judge delivers blow to USPS, says changes put election mail 'at risk' - Comments (Count)
Amazon Introduces a $30 Mailbox Sensor - Comments (Count)
Retiring with a record of service: Cheryl Brown is the longest-serving Heights postmaster - Comments (Count)
9/27/20
Test of Colorado mail finds delivery is timely - most of the time - Comments (Count)
Is mail theft surging in the U.S.? Postal Service inspectors don't know - Comments (Count)
Save the Post Office: Lawsuits against DeJoy, USPS & Trump over mail delays and election mail - Comments (Count)
1,500 mail ballots arrived too late to count in Kansas - Comments (Count)
Rhinebeck petitions USPS to preserve Depression-era murals at post office - Comments (Count)
Good Deed: Letter Carrier Epitomizes Dedicated Service - Comments (Count)
9/26/20
USPS issues new performance report for week of September 12 - Comments (Count)
Trump administration retreats from Postal Service overhaul - Comments (Count)
USPS close to settlement with 19 states on election mail, service delays, sources say - Comments (Count)
9/25/20
$50K reward offered in shooting of female USPS carrier on Chicago's South Side - Comments (Count)
USPS Refuses to Comply With Judge's Order to Allow ALL Overtime Before Election - Comments (Count)
VICE: Read the Post Office's Mandatory Pep Talk About Election Mail - Comments (Count)
DeJoy says he's happy as PMG, wants to remain - Comments (Count)
Brazil Seeks $2.7 Billion With Postal Service Privatization - Comments (Count)
On 28th birthday, family of missing Chicago postal worker hopes for answers - Comments (Count)
9/24/20
VICE: The Legacy of 'Going Postal' - Comments (Count)
DeJoy: Trump 'incorrect' that USPS isn't equipped to handle mail-in voting - Comments (Count)
Internal USPS documents link changes behind mail slowdowns to top executives - Comments (Count)
Postal Service to Host Drive-Thru Indy Job Fair - Comments (Count)
VIDEO: Postmaster General Highlights Vision to Establish USPS as Preferred Delivery Service for American Public - Comments (Count)
Mother's ashes missing after being mailed to Jacksonville - Comments (Count)
Lexington: U.S. Postal Service's Detour Decade - Comments (Count)
9/23/20
USPS OIG: Generation Z and the Mail - Comments (Count)
Amazon's first store in St. Louis opens today - Comments (Count)
Wilmington USPS carrier saves mail after truck catches fire - Comments (Count)
USPS Not Implementing Payroll Tax Deferral - Comments (Count)
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USPS instructs employees to restore extra mail trips and some processing machines
9.25.2020 - GovExec reports: "The U.S. Postal Service has informed employees they should restart late and extra trips between facilities and reconnect some processing equipment as the agency attempts to come in compliance with a national injunction aimed at rolling back widespread mail delays ahead of the election." - The USPS claimed it can't restore some mail sorting machines because it 'dismantled' them - Comments (Count)
LA Times: Rigid Dispatch Schedules Brought Postal Chaos
9.21.2020 - LA Times reports: "Workers who spoke to The Times described troubling details about how the rigid schedules have played out: Some trucks have traveled empty, and mail left behind has accumulated at massive processing centers, creating backlogs in a system that is not designed to store mail." - The Guardian: Revealed: evidence shows huge mail slowdowns after Trump ally took over - Forbes: Infographic - Comments (Count)
Washington Post: Newly revealed USPS documents show an agency struggling to manage Trump, Amazon and the pandemic
9.17.2020 - Washington Post reports: "The documents, which mostly span March and April, depict an agency in distress, as its deteriorating finances collided with a public-health emergency and a looming election that would be heavily reliant on absentee ballots. During that period, the USPS occasionally relied on the legal counsel of well-connected Republicans, including Stefan C. Passantino, who once served as a top White House lawyer under President Trump." - Postal Service feared Trump's rhetoric could cost it billions in Amazon business, documents reveal - American Oversight published Megan Brennan emails in August (used by Washington Post story) - White House axed plan to send five masks to every household - Comments (Count)
Postal Employees Skeptical as Top Officials Testify They Were 'Appalled' Over Mail Delays
9.16.2020 - GovExec reports: "Top U.S. Postal Service officials testified in court on Wednesday they were "appalled" and "concerned" about decisions made at the local level that led to widespread mail delays, though employees on the front lines said the late deliveries were a result only of workers following direction from headquarters." - Comments (Count)
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