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.
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.