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’

The new initiative, which USPS says will “enhance customer service by providing more consistent delivery times,” will start Saturday at nearly 400…

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

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

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USPS begins search for new postmaster general amid 13 years of net losses

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Elijah Cummings

Cummings remembered as ‘true champion’ for federal workforce

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The White House is seen through a security fence, before sunrise, in Washington, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency.  (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

Postal union dismisses ‘shot in the dark’ proposals from White House task force

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…

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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

Stopping an armed burglar, bridging the language barrier for a woman seeking an ambulance and coordinating rescues for Texas residents in the aftermath…

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Going political: Fast track to unemployment

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.

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