- APWU: Significant Payroll Issue Identified
- COLA, Largest Since 2012 for CSRS Retirees and Social Security Recipients, Shortchanges FERS Retirees
- Richmond postal workers push for earlier work day
- Universal Postal Union Statement on the decision of the US to withdraw from the UPU treaties
- Mail carriers join search for missing Chicago postal worker
- Bomb squad called after suspicious packages left in Sarasota post office
- Woman Accused of Stealing Mail in Michigan Faces Federal Judge in Texas
- NALC announces national election results
- Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty to Sending Threatening Letters, Some Containing Suspicious White Powder
- USPS announces new prices for 2019
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) have agreed to extend contract negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. Continue reading
WAREHAM (CBS) – A Taunton postal worker is accused of stealing money from a woman at a Cumberland Farms while in his work uniform.
And police say the theft was caught on store surveillance video.
Officers later arrested the suspect, Thomas Medeiros, 63, of Wareham, while on his postal route in Taunton. He was charged with larceny from a person.
Around 7:40 a.m. Saturday morning, Wareham Officer Calib Larue responded to the Cumberland Farms on Main Street for a larceny.
At the scene, the victim told police that around 6:50 a.m., she put her purse down momentarily on a counter and walked to the back of the store.
When she returned, she was about to make a purchase and realized that over $60 in cash had been stolen from the purse.
Police say store surveillance video showed a customer in a U.S. Postal Service uniform had reached into her purse and taken the money.
BOSTON – A Beverly man pleaded guilty today in connection with mailing threatening letters containing suspicious white powder to high-profile individuals, law enforcement officials and others. Continue reading
17.10.2018 – The United States of America has informed the Universal Postal Union (UPU) of its decision to withdraw from the treaties of the UPU. In a letter received on 17 October, the USA will withdraw membership to the Union a year from now. Continue reading
NEWPORT, RI — The U.S. Postal Service and Israel Post today jointly issued a Hanukkah stamp that portrays a papercut menorah that can be used to send holiday messages celebrating this ageless tradition. Continue reading
10/16/2018 – This morning the APWU became aware that the Postal Service identified a computer glitch with the payroll system that will affect nearly 90,000 APWU represented bargaining unit employees.
The APWU immediately contacted the USPS about the issue and will continue to monitor the situation until it is corrected.
The discrepancies in pay for employees is for pay period 21 2018 (September 29-October 12, 2018, pay date October 19, 2018). Employees should review their pay stubs for pay period 21 and verify if there is any missing pay.
Additional information will be reported when it is available.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (October 11, 2018) – The cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) annuities and Social Security benefits will be 2.8 percent in 2019, but only 2 percent for Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) retirees, pursuant to federal law and the latest consumer price data released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Continue reading
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Saturday morning United States Postal Workers were protesting along Brook Road, demanding an early start to their workday. Continue reading
CHICAGO — Nearly two weeks after 27-year-old Kierra Coles was last seen, her fellow postal workers joined the search effort Sunday in Chatham, passing out flyers with hopes someone will recognize her. Continue reading