Mail Handlers Union President Paul Hogrogian issued the following update, addressing the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, as well as PMG DeJoy’s attemped “reforms”: Continue reading
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nearly 150 U.S. Postal Service employees across the Las Vegas metro area have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been suspected of having the virus since the agency began tracking cases, the I-Team has learned.
In all, 115 confirmed cases were reported with 28 other cases listed as unconfirmed, according to data obtained by the I-Team. Late Tuesday, the I-Team also confirmed a new case of COVID-19 at the Henderson post office.
Last week, the I-Team reported at least 18 employees at the Postal Service’s center on Sunset Road in Las Vegas have tested positive for COVID-19 since the end of September. Documents show the center has seen at least 48 confirmed cases. Many of those cases at the Sunset facility have been reported since July and August, with some reported as recent as last week.
April 8, 2020 Episode 71
House Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly joins NAPS Director of Legislative and Political Affairs Bob Levi on this week’s edition of NAPS Chat Continue reading
AUSTIN (KXAN) — US Postal Service workers say they lack supplies and can’t protect themselves during the COVID-19 outbreak. Continue reading
Days after Detroit Mail Carrier Anthony Smith died from COVID 19, United States Postal Workers are voicing their concerns over safety. Continue reading
The House and Senate Leadership in concert with congressional allies of the federal workforce are working to secure “hazard pay” for frontline federal employees in danger of being exposed to COVID-19. Continue reading
A stagehand who worked in Manhattan said his and his wife’s unemployment benefits were “languishing” on debit cards sent to their post office box in Manhattan, despite repeated requests to forward their mail to Suffolk County, where they are staying.
BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — The unsung heroes deliver medication, send cards to loved ones, and bring your much needed amazon orders to your doorsteps. Postal workers are still working around the clock to get community members their mail.
But their everyday routine puts them at risk for getting the COVID-19 virus. That is why the United States Postal Service is taking steps to keep their workers safe.
Inside the Beckley store, sneeze guards were installed and the clerks are wearing gloves.
They are also taking steps to keep the community safe. In their stores, they are asking customers to stand six feet apart in line and they only allow 10 people in the lobby at one time.
WASHINGTON — Despite at least one confirmed case of coronavirus among its D.C. workers, the U.S. Postal Service is not providing enough personal protective supplies to keep its staff safe, one employee says. Continue reading