American Postal Workers Union

(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)A mailbox is seen in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

USPS on-time delivery ticks up, but doesn’t cross pre-pandemic threshold

USPS this week reported delivering nearly 88% of first-class mail on time in May. That’s about a 10% increase in performance compared to the second quarter…

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Senate committee approves USPS board picks committed to 10-year reform plan

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USPS package surge keeps agency afloat, but puts toll on employees

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy (Kim Walker/Elon University via AP)In this March 1, 2017 photo, Elon Trustee Louis DeJoy is honored with Elon's Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership in Elon. N.C. DeJoy, a Republican fundraiser and prolific political donor from North Carolina, will be the next postmaster general. DeJoy of Greensboro, a close ally of President Donald Trump, was the unanimous pick of the U.S. Postal Service's Board of Governors, which made the announcement. 
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USPS warns staff of temporary mail delays as it cuts ‘soaring’ delivery costs

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USPS seeks to hire retired employees, temporary workers as coronavirus takes toll on workforce

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USPS urges supervisors to grant ‘liberal sick leave’ during coronavirus pandemic

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Mark Warner

Congressional worries of coronavirus impact on federal programs continue

In today’s Federal Newscast, members of Congress are laying out their concerns about coronavirus epidemic’s potential impact on many federal programs.

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House passes smaller USPS reform bill to eliminate pre-funding benefits

After years of broader postal reform bills failing to pass, the House this week will vote on a measure to repeal the Postal Service’s mandate to pre-fund…

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Elijah Cummings

Cummings remembered as ‘true champion’ for federal workforce

Federal employees, members of Congress and good government governments remember the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Elijah Cummings, as a champion for the federal workforce and a staunch and vocal supporter of whistleblowers.

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