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August 2014 News

August 25, 2014
Police seek 2 in Elmwood Park postal carrier robbery
- Cliffview Pilot

SF Postal Police to the Rescue - FedSmith

Big Data, Big Questions - Office of Inspector General

USPS July 2014 Financials (PDF) - PRC

6.0 quake hits near Napa - Post Office damaged - The Sacramento Bee

Mail Handlers Cost of Living Adjustments to be Effective September 6, 2014 - PEN

The Mailbox Rule - FedSmith

Video: Linns Stamp News Monday Morning Brief For August 25, 2014 - PEN

Cops probe swastika at Roosevelt post office - Newsday

August 24, 2014
Are USPS Changes Leading to More Work-Related Injuries?
- Dead Tree Edition - PEN Ed: The answer is yes - without a doubt.

Former Rural Carrier Pays $232,346.94 In Court Ordered Fines and Restitution - $75,765.28 For Workers' Compensation Fraud - Press Herald

Reader: Retirement fund law is killing postal service - The Tennessean

Residents affected by rural post office changes - Associated Press

Skeletons: Postal workers of the past - Coshocton Tribune

August 23, 2014
Monique Colter, Audit Director, Office of Inspector General, USPS
- Audio - Colter explains why the Postal Service Inspector General is looking at worker's comp - Federal News Radio

How to Save the Postal Service and Boost the Savings Rate - Businessweek

Shreveport postal worker admits to stealing DVDs, cash - KTBS - Shreveport

Residents want postal employees parking restricted - Pekin Daily Times

August 22, 2014
USPS: Are you on the bucket list?
- PEN
Also see: Pentagon throws cold water on ice bucket challenge for military personnel and civilian employees - AL.com

NALC: COLAs total $1,227 annually - PEN

APWU: Statement on Ongoing Events in Ferguson, Missouri - PEN

Open Season Coming: Here is Why Feds Should Pay Attention to Their Health Insurance - Fedsmith

Protesters picket appearance of Deputy PMG - Oregon Live

Post office employee accused of stealing medication - WLKY

Former Ardmore postal worker sentenced to probation for package-destroying incident

August 21, 2014
Mail Handlers and USPS Reach Agreement on Bidding Rights During Probationary Period
- PEN

Washington mail carrier says she was assaulted over missing mail, but DC police tell different story - PEN

Deputy postmaster will make case in Portland for restructuring benefit obligations - Also see: Postal Service's bleak financial picture requires Congressional action, deputy postmaster general says - Oregon Live

Postal worker admits to stealing DVDs, cash - Shreveport, LA Times

My Plan to Replace the Postal Service's Truck Fleet - Direct Marketing News

Postal worker files tort claim; city reviews its dog ordinance - Fox 59

Postal worker finds young man dead at East St. Louis home

August 20, 2014
Video: Consumer Alert: Postal service discovers fake check scheme
- PEN

Video: Picketers protest against post office consolidation in Roanoke - PEN

Mailman mugged in Lexington, KY

Former Waynesboro Postal worker sentenced for failing to deliver - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Pay raises, postal reform and federal management - Audio - Federal News Radio

Postal Service workers' comp costs rise as headcount falls - Federal Times

Greer postal worker saves choking child - Greenville Online

UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware - SF Gate

Postal woman arrested after allegedly stealing mail

Video shows Atlanta mail carrier throwing fragile package onto home's doorstep - PEN

NALC fights back against plant closures and consolidations - PEN

Senate Ignores Postal Issues - Until They Could Impact Elections - eCommerce Bytes

Carper: Millions of jobs at risk from continuing delay over US postal reform - Post & Parcel

Battle Over Postal-Service Cuts Looms in September - National Journal

Carper: Senate needs to rally around my postal plan - The Hill

USPS Lowers Priority Mail Rates for Business Shippers - Direct Marketing News

Postal union wants to stamp out Staples' mail service - Boston Herald

APWU: Postal Workers, Teachers Turn Up the Heat on Staples - PEN

Man reportedly found sleeping inside stolen mail truck

August 19, 2014
Postal Service releases schedule of plant consolidations set for 2015 - Save the Post Office

Federal Employees’ Compensation Act Reform - white paper from OIG - PEN

Video: Postal Workers To Picket New Delivery Standards - PEN

Video Update: ABQ postal service employee fires gun at work, arrested - PEN

Final Day to Contribute to Gone Postal: A Documentary to Save The People’s Post Office - PEN

Video: Caught on camera: Postal worker throws package across driveway - PEN

UPS and FedEx Unhappy over USPS Pricing - eCommerce Bytes

August 18, 2014
Should the Postal Service continue its consolidation plan?
- Office of Inspector General

Good News-Bad News: Priority Mail Rates Change Next Month - eCommerce Bytes

Video: Postal worker delivers thousands of school supplies to needy children - PEN

Sens. Klobuchar and Franken Fight to Prevent Closure of Mail Processing Centers in Minnesota - PEN

Sanders leading Senate push against postal cuts - Washington Times

August 17, 2014
Will The US Postal Service Turn Profitable With A $10 Billion Investment?
- Bidness, Etc

Federal Employees Union Says Obamacare Could 'Hurt' Members - The Weekly Standard

Related: Video: Treasury Union promotes services of Federal employees to the nation - PEN

Postage due assessment on 1901 postal card raises questions - Linns Stamp News

August 16, 2014
Video: USPS postal worker severely burned after lighting strikes near truck
- PEN

Video: 7 On Your Side helps woman recover package stuck in mailing loop - PEN

TN mail carrier chosen to appear in new TV commercial - The Rogersville Review

August 15, 2014
Geo-Fence Technology - One More Way to Baby-sit Letter Carriers
- PEN

Mail truck, SUV collide in Montgomery, AL - WSFA TV

U.S. Postal Service posts big loss or small profit - Linns.com

Video: Postal worker fired after caught tossing mail into Bond Hill dumpster - PEN

Senator Bernie Sanders: Stop Postal Service Cuts - PEN

NALC: National Election Committee reviews nominations, will meet in Washington Today - PEN

Video Update: Federal Lawmakers call for action on delayed mail claims - PEN

Sending Joy Through the USPS with A Letter for Better - PEN

Democrats should back Obama, GOP postal reform efforts - Washington Examiner

Phased Retirement to Go Live in November - Fedweek

Postal Service pension requirement threatens to break the bank - News Observer

USPS-NALC Mini-JCAM AVAILABLE - via PEN

August 14, 2014
USPS beta testing mail notification service
-  Federal Times

Postal Service Apologizes for Denying Mail Deliveries to Israel - Washington Free Beacon

Can the post office save itself by becoming a bank? - Yahoo News

For IG, the future is now at USPS - FCW

50 Senators Call for Moratorium on Facility Closures - Roll Call - Also see: Senators Plead for One-Year Moratorium on Postal Consolidation - Direct Marketing News

Stop Postal Service cuts, Vermont senators say

Video: Postal employee arrested on mail theft charges - PEN

The companies making the most off the 2014 campaign season - The US Postal Service has already made more than $17.5 million this cycle - Washington Post

Correction: Postal Service-Losses story - The Washington Post

Postal arrestees’ charges dropped - PEN

August 13, 2014
Video: The beleaguered check book of the U.S. Postal Service
- PEN

Packages catches fire at Arkansas postal center - Associated Press

Amazon, Google, and Crowdsourcing: The Battle for the Last Mile - Logistics Viewpoints

Postal worker discards undelivered mail - Louisville News

Video: Postal Worker Stabbed While Delivering Mail In OKC - PEN

Video: Woman Accuses Letter Carrier Of Stalking Her Because He Drives By Her House Every Day - PEN

Video: Postmaster General Blames Congress for $2 Billion Loss - CNBC

Postal Service, unions and lawmakers at odds over need for legislation - Federal Times

Postal Mailbox Ultimatum Delivers Empty Threat - Chicago Tribune

Seamless Entry Scorecard - Office of Inspector General


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August 12, 2014
APWU: Don’t Buy School Supplies at Staples
- PEN

Tennessee Man Sentenced to Two Consecutive Life Sentences for the Robbery and Murder of Postal Workers - PEN

IG: USPS should rescind its facilities contract delegation - Fierce Government

Retiree Health Fund Pushes Postal Service Into Red - Kaiser Health News

Man Arrested In OKC For Attacking Postal Worker - News On 6

Postal Service Competes For Package Delivery Business On The Backs Of American Letter Writers - Lexington Institute

US Postal Service Grows Revenues, But Costs Rise Faster - 24/7 Wall St.

Former prison guard faces sentencing in killings of 2 rural West Tenn. postal workers - The Republic

USPIS: $100K reward in 2013 murder of Md. letter carrier

US Postal Service charges more, carries more mail — still loses $2 billion - Christian Science Monitor

So, Does the Postal Service Deliver on Customer Satisfaction? - Postal Vision 20/20

August 11, 2014
NALC’s reaction to latest USPS financial report
- PEN
Also see APWU's reaction: USPS Is Making Money From Operations - PEN

USPS Reports 2.0 Percent Revenue Increase, $2.0 Billion Loss in Quarter 3 - PEN

Related: Chairman Carper Statement on USPS FY2014 3rd Quarter Financial Statement - PEN

NAPUS: Six-Day Delivery Remains the Center of Attention - PEN

USPS fiscal turnaround continues in Q3 2014 - PEN

Exigency Pays Off for USPS in Q3 - Direct Marketing News

Video: Linns Monday Morning Brief - August 11, 2014 - PEN

The Postal Service, E-Government, and You - Office of Inspector General

Government as a Postal Customer and Partner: International Round Table Recap - Office of Inspector General

Video: Postal truck driver in critical condition after driving off Interstate - PEN

NALC: National Election Committee to meet Aug. 15 in Washington - PEN

Postal worker makes special delivery to children - Delaware Online

Send a free mini Oreo cookie package with personalized note via mail - The Morning Call

USPS-NALC Mini-JCAM AVAILABLE - via PEN

Letter: If there are no stamps, there is no business

August 10, 2014
Postal Service criticized for favoring pop culture on stamps
- Los Angeles Times

GrandArmy rebrands United States Postal Service with "Americana" graphics - dezeen.com

Online Postage Services Part 1: Endicia Innovates - eCommerce Bytes

Believe it: Ripley's contest gets weirdest stuff by mail - Orlando Sentinel

August 09, 2014
Video Update: USPS suspends worker who dumped mail
- PEN

South Florida Mailman Hid Nearly 700 Letters At His Home - Orlando Sentinel

East St. Louis postal employee faces probation for stealing mail

How We Saved Our Rural Post Office

August 08, 2014
USPS-NALC Mini-JCAM AVAILABLE
- via PEN

South Carolina carrier marks 50 years with USPS - PEN

'Snail mail never go away!' Drew Barrymore gives fashionable boost to cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service in Instagram snap

Video: 5 Postal Employees Say USPS Is Intentionally Delaying Mail In Cape Girardeau, MO - PEN

NALC: Support Door Delivery - PEN

Deadline Extended: The Senate Can Help Stop Service Cuts and Plant Closures - PEN

Postal Service to release third-quarter numbers Friday. Here’s how the agency has been trending. - The Washington Post

Mailman runs inside burning Commerce Twp. home trying to save pit bulls - Detroit Free Press

August 07, 2014
Video: Ohio postal worker caught on tape throwing mail into a dumpster
- PEN

Waterbury Postal Supervisor Admits to Intercepting, Selling Drugs: U.S. Attorney - NBC Connecticut

Postal Service to stop service at noon on Big Island - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

NM senators plead, ‘Wait Mr. Postman’ - The Business Journal

USPS ‘prostituting’ its stamp program with commercial images, prominent former postmaster general says - Washington Post

Postal workers continue fight keep Roanoke mail processing center - Audio: News/Talk 960-AM

Postal Service needs leaders who are qualified - Opinion - The Buffalo News

The Fire Sale of the Post Offices - Consortium News

Postal inspectors offer $10K reward for info in recent mailbox burglaries - Albuquerque Journal

Long-Lost Love Letters of WWII Finally in the Right Hands

Village post office opens inside liquor store

F.Y.I.: Bill would provide veterans with extra sick leave - The Hill

August 06, 2014
IG: USPS facility nearly 4 months late paying contractors
- Fierce Government

Two postal workers observed following suspicious package scare

Postal Service facility in CA sells for $6.8 million - La Jolla Light

NAD Asks Postal Service to Disclose Restrictions on Ads - Ad Law Access

Update: NYPD says harmless package found at post office in Rosebank (with photos) - SILive.com

Postmaster General and CFO Host Web Call on FY 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results - PEN

NALC Transfer opportunities - PEN

Mail Matters to American Rural Communities - PEN

The Senate Can Help Stop Service Cuts and Plant Closures - PEN

Fairfax Man Pleads Guilty to Producing $76,000 in Counterfeit Postage Stamps - NBC4 Washington

USPS Fall Mailing Season Webinar - Intelisent Postal Affairs Blog

F.Y.I.: $619 billion missed from federal transparency site - USA Today - PEN Ed - that's Billions...not millions.

Retirement Backlog Grows in July - FedSmith

How Post Office Banking Could Help the Unbanked Without Congress – Next City

August 05, 2014
Amazon to Open 15 Sortation Centers in 2014
- Multichannel Merchant

Talk After-Dark Mail Delivery, The Postal Service Tomorrow - DCist

Report: UPS moving more packages through U.S. Postal Service - Atlanta Business Chronicle

Senators Seek to Protect 15,000 Postal Jobs - GovExec.com

Delivery and Safety: A Two-Way Street - Office of Inspector General

Former Postmaster Sentenced for Conspiracy – Hometown Daily News

The Bold Rebranding of the USPS That Could Have Been - Wired News

For FedEx and UPS, a Cheaper Route: the Post Office - WSJ

Nader's post office speech fails to deliver - The Daily Californian

August 04, 2014
USPS to Resume Closures of Mail-Processing Facilities
- eCommerce Bytes

Former PMG quits CSAC (Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee) - Linns Stamp News

Video: Monday Morning Brief - August 4, 2014 - Linns Stamp News

Letter to the editor: Don't let Staples' tricks fool you - Des Moines Register

August 03, 2014
CLOSING TIME: Post office retiring along with staff of 1
-Arkansas Online

A former law enforcement officer is scheduled to be sentenced Monday for conspiring to fraudulently issue and embezzle at least $16,000 in postal money orders at a contract postal station - Charlotte Observer

The Biggest Problem With Amazon Prime - The Motley Fool

Loose dogs cause Witchita neighborhood to lose mail - Kansas First News

New 2014 NALC/USPS JCAM (PDF) - Also see NALC Legislative Update

Jamaican Postal agents demand respect - Jamaica Gleaner

August 02, 2014
Video: Rocky road leaves Wakefield residents without mail
- PEN

Union Criminal Enforcement Actions August 2014 - PEN

Former postmaster: Consolidation a drag - Times-Standard Online

August 01, 2014
Inside the Radical Redesign of the Country's Largest Retailer: USPS
- Gizmodo

Ben Franklin would be rolling in his grave - NW Labor Press

Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service for products over more than eight years. - ABC News

2015 USPS Price Changes (Part 2) - Quad Graphics

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