SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Tanner Brown, 25, of Cobleskill, New York, pled guilty yesterday in federal court in Syracuse to one felony count of delaying the mail, announced Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon and Special Agent in Charge Matthew Modafferi, United States Postal Service-Office of Inspector General (USPS-OIG), Northeast Area Field Office. Continue reading
Rural Carrier Associate Abby Puckett was recently delivering mail in Corinth, MS, when she came upon an 18-year-old customer being attacked by five dogs. Continue reading
Democratic lawmakers issued fresh calls late Monday for President Joe Biden to remove all six members of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors to enable the ouster of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy after the board declared its “full support” for the Republican megadonor accused of openly sabotaging the agency. Continue reading
Alexandria, Va. – In response to House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-MA, reintroducing the Public Servants Protection and Fairness Act, which would provide relief to civil servants financially punished by the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP), NARFE National President Ken Thomas issued the following statement: Continue reading
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE)- Postal workers are protesting, saying they aren’t receiving basic worker’s rights, like being able to use their earned paid time off, being treated with respect, and being able to take sick days without being belittled for doing so.
The Charlotte-area American Postal Workers Union president says the constant beratement of these employees by managers at the post office is unacceptable. Continue reading
PITTSBURGH – A resident of Cabot, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of fraudulently issuing money orders, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today.
The one-count Indictment named Connie Hedrick, age 68, as the sole defendant. Continue reading
The APWU will begin negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in June. The current CBA is set to expire on September 20, 2021. Continue reading
Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Matthew Modafferi, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Postal Service, Office of Inspector General, announced that MICHAEL McGUIRK, 36, of Windham, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty today to theft of mail by a postal employee. Continue reading
Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis today sentenced Ronald S. Repass, age 57, of Poolesville, Maryland, to five years of probation on the federal charge of making false statements or fraud to obtain federal employees’ disability compensation and ordered Repass to pay restitution in the amount of $22,000. Continue reading
HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a Lower Paxton Postal employee, Candy Ehler, age 51, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, pled guilty on March 29, 2021, before U.S. District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo to three counts of theft of mail by an employee. Continue reading