Sunday, April 28, 2013

Sign the Petition to Save the Postal Service - 100,000 needed now

Sign the Petition to Save the Postal Service

Re-establish overnight delivery standards for first-class mail, which would ensure the timely delivery of mail

"... The APWU is asking union members and supporters to sign an online petition urging the White House to Save the Postal Service and Save American Jobs by supporting the Postal Service Protection Act (H.R. 630 in the House / S. 316 in the Senate). ..."   

Reference: www.apwu.org

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Suspicious Letters Found in Alabama

Shoals Police Departments Receive Suspicious Letters

"... letter sent to the Muscle Shoals Police Department raised red flags when officers noticed a strange odor coming from the envelope. Tuscumbia and Sheffield ..."   

Reference: whnt.com

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Postal Service changing pickup collection times

Postal Service changes some Neb. pickup times

"... The change will mean delays if your letter doesn't reach the mailbox on time. The Hastings Tribune reported that the deadline for mailing a letter in Hastings is being moved up two hours. ..."   

Reference: www.yankton.net

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Arrest Made in Ricin Laced Mailing Attack

Man Is Arrested in Ricin Scare

"... Mail delivery will be suspended Thursday and Friday in the wake of the suspected ricin attack, he said, with normal delivery resuming Monday. Meanwhile, the U.S. Postal Service said it is checking on the health of employees at three facilities that potentially were exposed to the suspected poison ..."   

Reference: wsj.com

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Are postal workers affected by the federal sequester?

Are postal workers affected by the federal sequester?

The United States Postal Service does not receive taxpayer dollars, therefore the USPS' budget will not be cut.