On September 9, 2021, the White House released two Executive Orders on vaccinations for COVID-19. Continue reading
President Biden this afternoon laid out new steps his administration will take to get more Americans to take the COVID-19 vaccine, as right wing politicians appear determined to halt progress on defeating the pandemic.
One big surprise- the White House says the US Postal Service is not included in a new requirement that all federal employees be vaccinated. There was no explanation for the omission, first reported via twitter by the Washington Post’s Jacob Bogage:
Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, sent a letter to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy seeking a briefing on whether the Postal Service is effectively mitigating coronavirus infections across its workforce and to press the Postmaster General to more transparently report on employee infections and deaths.
In a year when so many have stayed at home, Jackie Hairston did not. A 35-year U.S. Postal Service employee, she loved her job, deemed essential, inside the busy Ward Circle substation in Northwest D.C. Continue reading
BRIDGEPORT NY – Postal officials are reporting that the Bridgeport Post Office, which straddles the borders of Madison and Onondaga Counties, will reduce its operations due to the impacts of COVID-19 on the office’s staff. Continue reading
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — Dozens of tractor-trailer trucks lined Page Boulevard in Springfield Friday waiting to enter the United States Postal Service’s bulk mail center, causing traffic delays for hours. Continue reading
ALTOONA, Pa. (WTAJ) — With the weather getting colder, a lack of daylight and the Ccoronavirus pandemic continuing to spread, concerns are rising for postal workers. Continue reading
CHICAGO (CBS) — A Chicago-area postal worker who is battling COVID-19 spoke out Monday out about the mail service delays and issues we’ve spent months uncovering, across the city and surrounding suburbs. Continue reading
CHICAGO (CBS) — As COVID-19 continues to claim lives, one north suburban community on Saturday honored a letter carrier who lost his battle against the virus. Continue reading