Fredric Rolando

FILE - In this July 7, 2020, file photo a woman wearing gloves drops off a mail-in ballot at a drop box in Hackensack, N.J. After months of hearing President Donald Trump denigrate mail-in balloting, Republicans in the critical battleground state now find themselves far behind Democrats in the perennial push to urge their voters to vote remotely. While Democrats have doubled the number of their voters who've asked for a mail ballot compared to 2016, Republicans have only increased by about 20% since the same time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

USPS seeks early retirements for non-union postal employees, management hiring freeze

The Postal Service, weathering long-term financial challenges made worse by the coronavirus pandemic, is preparing for a record volume of mail-in ballots…

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United States Postal Service carrier Henrietta Dixon walks her route to deliver mail in Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 6, 2020. From coastal Maine to Philadelphia's close-knit neighborhoods, many residents call the service essential to their communities. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

USPS tests temperature check ‘proof of concept’ for postal employees

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

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United States Postal Service city carrier Chad Jacobs delivers mail along 16th Avenue Northwest as snow falls, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Rochester, Minn. Jacobs said he doesn't mind cold and prefers it over hot days. (Andrew Link/The Rochester Post-Bulletin via AP)

‘More than a job’ — Letter carriers receive union award for everyday acts of heroism

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Cummings remembered as ‘true champion’ for federal workforce

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National Association of Letter CarriersFrom l to r: Postmaster General Megan Brennan, Unit Citation recipient Steven Futach, Natl. Hero of the Year Jason Moss, Unit Citation recipient Dennis Denham, Natl. Hero of the Year John Sylvain, Natl. Humanitarian of the Year Ebony Nobles, Unit Citation recipient Joseph Pomante, Central Region Hero Brandon Franklin, Eastern Region Hero Peter Monteleone, Special Carrier Alert recipient Naseem Elias, Western Region Hero Antonio Colon and NALC President Fredric Rolando

‘You do more than deliver the mail.’ Letter carriers praised for everyday acts of heroism

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Trump administration seeks to restructure, then privatize Postal Service

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Postal Service taking a ‘hands off’ approach to future union political action

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Postal employees’ pay raise in the works as union contact nears final approval

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Michael McDonald

Postal Service reports $200M loss, despite increase in package delivery

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Postal reform legislation continues momentum with union support

A long-awaited bill to reform the U.S. Postal Service’s troubled finances could have the momentum it needs to make it to President Donald Trump’s desk…

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In this Feb. 5, 2016, photo, a mail clerk at the Wynne Unit of the Texas prison system makes her way through a box of letters for inmates in Huntsville, Texas. Every piece of mail is checked for contraband, like drugs hidden under stamps, or messages or words in correspondence that suggest violence or escape plans, as well as attempts by convicts to profit from some enterprise or business while behind bars. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Postal Service reports $5.6 billion loss for fiscal 2016

The U.S. Postal Service, having faced years of financial hardship, posted a $5.6 billion net loss for fiscal 2016, despite an increase in revenue this year.

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What happens if your health plan goes postal?

The Postal Service wants to set up its own health plan for workers and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says non-postal workers should pay attention.

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