Postal Service

FILE - A worker carries a large parcel at the United States Postal Service sorting and processing facility Nov. 18, 2021, in Boston. Congress would lift onerous budget requirements that have helped push the Postal Service deeply into debt and would require it to continue delivering mail six days per week under bipartisan legislation that approached House approval Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

USPS tightens online security after fraudsters steal employees’ paychecks

The Postal Service is tightening its online security measures, in response to fraudsters targeting the financial information of USPS employees.

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

USPS operational changes aren’t putting rural delivery at disadvantage, watchdog finds

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(AP Photo/David Goldman)FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, file photo, packages wait to be sorted in a Post Office as U.S. Postal Service letter carrier  Michael McDonald, gathers mail to load into his truck before making his delivery run, in Atlanta.  The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 it is revamping its priority mail program as part of its efforts to raise revenue and drive new growth in its package delivery business. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

USPS demand for seasonal workers drops after building up career workforce for holidays

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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP, File)

USPS expects to fall short of ‘break even’ goal amid high inflation, employee retirement costs

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FILE - A USPS logo adorns the back doors of United States Postal Service delivery vehicles as they proceed westbound along 20th Street from Stout Street and the main post office in downtown Denver, Wednesday, June 1, 2022. USPS plans to substantially increase the number of electric-powered vehicles it’s buying to replace its fleet of aging delivery trucks, officials said Wednesday, July 20, 2022. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

USPS ready to implement ‘extraordinary measures’ delivering ballots for 2022 midterm elections

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)A U.S. Postal Service truck makes deliveries next to the Supreme Court on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Washington. President Donald Trump says he's planning an aggressive legal strategy to try prevent Pennsylvania from counting mailed ballots that are received in the three days after the election, a matter that could find its way to the high court. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

USPS, ready for 2022 midterm elections, dinged by federal judge for 2020 shortcomings

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USPS awards 3% pay raise to non-bargaining management employees

The Postal Service is giving its supervisors, managers and postmasters a pay raise that will hit their paychecks starting in October.

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FILE - People walk outside the U.S Capitol building in Washington, June 9, 2022. The biggest investment ever in the U.S. to fight climate change. A hard-fought cap on out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for seniors in the Medicare program. A new corporate minimum tax to ensure big businesses pay their share. And billions leftover to pay down federal deficits. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Soon we’ll know how long the Continuing Resolution will be

A government shutdown in three weeks is unlikely, but Congress still has to work out details of a continuing resolution. Then there’s the matter of that…

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Postal inspectors confer outside of a postal facility in Burlingame, Calif., on Friday, Oct. 26. 2018. FBI spokesman Prentice Danner says a suspicious package seized at this facility near San Francisco and addressed to billionaire political activist Tom Steyer has several similarities to 13 explosive devices that were addressed to prominent Democrats across the country. When asked if authorities believe the package found Friday is related to the others, Danner said the

USPS ‘actively defunding’ its police force amid spike in postal crime, associations warn lawmakers

USPS is experiencing a spike in postal crime that further hurts employee recruitment and retention, postal associations told lawmakers.

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