National Association of Letter Carriers

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Postal unions demand USPS ramp up hiring to address understaffing

The National Association of Letter Carriers and the American Postal Workers Union are calling for USPS to increase hiring, adding that long-term understaffing…

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(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)

‘We are tired’: USPS employees feel toll from retention challenges

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USPS employee satisfaction falls behind competitors, IG analysis finds

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)A mailbox is seen in Annapolis, Md., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Attorneys general urge USPS regulator to review entire 10-year reform plan

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

USPS to implement slower delivery for mail, small packages amid regulator’s concerns

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(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

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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)

USPS reduces morning office time for letter carriers for ‘more consistent delivery’

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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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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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House passes smaller USPS reform bill to eliminate pre-funding benefits

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…

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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

The National Association of Letter Carriers honored six letter carriers for acts of heroism that helped save lives in their communities.

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