The Postal Service, over the Biden administration's objections, is moving ahead with plans for gasoline-powered vehicles to make up the vast majority of its next-generation delivery vehicle fleet.
A long-awaited reform bill that would save the Postal Service about $50 billion over the next decade took a major step forward in Congress.
The Postal Service’s best shot at a long-term legislative reform in recent years is finally moving ahead in Congress next week.
A gambit by the Biden administration to mail COVID test kits to every household, has highlighted a part of the Postal Service most people don't see. The mail and packaging sorting and logistics that takes place before items get onto the little white trucks.
New Republican chairman of the USPS Board of Governors Roman Martinez IV pointed to the Biden administration’s upcoming plans to mail millions of COVID-19 testing kits to households as a sign that the White House holds confidence in the agency’s leadership.
The improved performance is a positive sign for USPS management. However, the latest COVID-19 quarantine figures indicate USPS will continue to contend with employee availability issues well into 2022.
The Postal Service went through “extraordinary measures” to deliver mail-in ballots to voters and election boards on time in fall 2020. Now it’s agreed to continue with those practices for federal elections through at least 2028.
Biden on Friday announced his intention to name former head of the General Services Administration Dan Tangherlini and Derek Kan, a former deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, to the board.
But union officials, members of the public and USPS officials are pushing back on the direction of USPS leadership.
The Postal Service, ramping up its workforce for its peak holiday season, still faces a critical employee shortage as well as persistent challenges retaining new hires.
States are calling on the Postal Regulatory Commission to hold a public hearing and issue an advisory opinion on the USPS “Delivering for America” plan released in March.
Workhorse Group, an electric vehicle company on the Postal Service's shortlist to manufacture its next-generation delivery vehicle fleet, is ending its legal battle against USPS and contract award recipient Oshkosh Defense.
USPS in the memo encourages all employees “who wish to get vaccinated” to do so, but the USPS workforce is under no obligation to get the vaccine.
The Postal Service is gearing up to fill a significant number of supervisor positions left vacant as part of a recently lifted hiring-and-promotion freeze, in order to prepare for this year’s peak holiday season.