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.
The White House’s task force on USPS recommends reamortizing payments that would, in the long-term, save the Postal Service about $20 billion. That would also increase annual retirement contributions.
Stopping an armed burglar, bridging the language barrier for a woman seeking an ambulance and coordinating rescues for Texas residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey make up just a few of the courageous acts that Postal Service letter carriers accomplished in the past year.
People who say it is next to impossible to fire a federal worker should study — and then maybe rejoice in — the Hatch Act, a much-amended 1940s law designed to keep career federal and postal workers from engaging in partisan political activity on the job.
Back in less partisan times, federal and postal unions or at least their elected leaders leaned Democratic and but close ties with key Republicans in Congress, as well as with staffers whose committees dealt with civil service matters.
The two primary unions representing postal workers support a bipartisan postal reform bill in March, while the National Active and Retired Federal Employees opposes it for fear it will force retirees to take Medicare Part B.