American Postal Workers Union

(AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)Postal carrier Josiah Morse delivers mail and packages, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Portland, Maine. The U.S. Postal Service's stretch of challenges didn't end with the November general election and tens of millions of mail-in votes. The pandemic-depleted workforce fell further into a hole during the holiday rush, leading to long hours and a mountain of delayed mail. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

USPS says vaccination, testing requirements subject to ‘mandatory’ union negotiations

Once OSHA issues its emergency rule for vaccines and testing, USPS said it expects to “move quickly to determine its applicability to our employees and…

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(Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)FILE - In this April 8, 2020 file photo, a City of Milwaukee Election Commission worker processes and sorts absentee ballots for Wisconsin's primary election, in downtown Milwaukee, Wis. U.S. Postal Service warnings that it can’t guarantee ballots sent by mail will arrive on time have put a spotlight on the narrow timeframes most states allow to request and return those ballots. (Mark Hoffman/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP, File)

USPS, exempt from vaccine requirements, sees uptick of employees in quarantine

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(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

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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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Updated: House coronavirus spending bill gives USPS $25B, wipes slate on its Treasury debt

The same night President Donald Trump signed a $100 billion coronavirus aid package into law, four of the largest postal unions requested a similar relief…

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

For most of the Postal Service’s 600,000-employee workforce, work continues as usual, but in a heightened state of vigilance.

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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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