Top stories of the week August 28-September 3

  1. Canada Post cancels postal workers’ vacations, sick leave, maternity & adoption benefits effective today
    (Canada Post started the week playing hardball with its employees, but  by Tuesday the sides had reached a tentative agreement)
  2. USPS makes changes to package tracking
    USPS News Link
  3. Decline in union membership costs nonunion workers $133 billion annually in lost wages
  4. Queens postal worker dumped mail so he could leave work early
    NY Daily News
  5. Postal workers, contractors among 33 charged in California crime sweep

  6. Auto-repair mogul accused of running $30M postal-truck repair scam
    New York Post
  7. Video: USPS mail carrier nearly swept away by Colorado flash flood
    KRDO Colorado Springs
  8. Florida: customers concerned about packages left on top of mailboxes
    WJZX Jacksonville
  9. Video: PMG thanks employees for recent USPS successes
    USPS News Link
  10. UPS to raise rates 4.9% after holidays