USPS operating on normal schedule for June 18 and 19, 2021, will consult with employee organizations, stakeholders, on future observances of Juneteenth

From the US Postal Service:

The U.S. Postal Service is fully supportive of the new Juneteenth National Independence Day Act and making June 19 a federal holiday. Unfortunately, it is not possible to cease the operations of the Postal Service to accommodate an observance over the next 24-48 hours. Continue reading

Former Liverpool NY Letter Carrier Pleads Guilty to Stealing Gift Cards from Mail

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Thomas J. Joslin, age 58, of North Syracuse, New York, pled guilty today in federal court in Syracuse to three felony counts of stealing gift cards from the mail while employed as a carrier with the United States Postal Service, announced Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon and Special Agent in Charge Matthew Modafferi, United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General (USPSOIG), Northeast Area Field Office. Continue reading

U.S. Postal Service Releases Dog Attack National Rankings

WASHINGTONJune 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — More than 5,800 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2020. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and the general public. To highlight the enormity of this serious issue, the U.S. Postal Service is providing the public with information on the do’s and don’ts of responsible dog ownership as part of its annual National Dog Bite Awareness Week public service campaign.

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