With vote-by-mail services in high demand during an extended primary election season, and with demand expected to remain elevated in November, the Postal Service has set recommendations for state and local governments to make sure each ballot gets counted.
The Postal Service is testing a daily temperature check “proof of concept” in Northern Virginia and Oklahoma City for employees reporting for work and returning from quarantine.
Given its current financial situation, only set to worsen under the pandemic, USPS and its unions fear the agency may not have the cash on hand to continue operations past this summer.
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 package for the Postal Service, which has already been facing a looming financial crisis.
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 health care benefits for future retirees.
The National Association of Letter Carriers honored six letter carriers for acts of heroism that helped save lives in their communities.
The Postal Service has begun its search for a new postmaster general at a time when the agency just marked its 13th straight year of net financial losses.
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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says nine agencies violated the Anti-Deficiency Act in fiscal 2018.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new bill in the House calls for allowing the Postal Service to deliver alcohol to consumers.