Monday, February 27, 2017

Missing Package Suddenly Reappears: USPS Recovers Lost Package Containing $10,000 in Rare SNES Cartridges

USPS Recovers Lost Package Containing $10,000 in Rare SNES Cartridges

"... a SNES archiving project was essentially destroyed when the US Postal Service lost a package containing $10,000 in rare SNES cartridges. The package had been sent from a private collector in Germany and vanished shortly after it made it to US soil. Heartbroken over the loss, Byuu—the archivist who was receiving the package—declared that he would be shutting down his preservation project and focus on raising money to fully reimburse the collector for his loss ..."   

Reference: www.nintendolife.com

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Postal Service apologizes for losing over a month's worth of Va. man's mail

Postal Service apologizes for losing over a month's worth of Va. man's mail

"... he has pressed postal officials. 'Their response wasn't that optimistic,' Combs said. “It was more to the effect of – we are looking for it. We are sorry. We have never seen anything like this happen before. The only way I get any response is that I call them on a daily basis.' The U.S. Postal Service eventually contacted FOX 5 late ..."   

Reference: www.fox5dc.com

Sunday, February 19, 2017

How big does this go? More Richmond mail carriers accuse U.S. Postal Service of unfair labor practices

More Richmond mail carriers accuse U.S. Postal Service of unfair labor practices

"... A month after Richmond Main Post Office employees alleged they had been forced to work off the clock in violation of federal labor law, another batch of Richmond-area mail carriers has filed a similar lawsuit in U.S. District Court. ..."   

Reference: www.richmond.com

Friday, February 17, 2017

Lawsuit against USPS over time card manipulation

Nearly 300 in Richmond join lawsuit against USPS over time card manipulation

"... claims Post Office management "required...mail carriers to work 'off the clock' without compensation in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act." It further claims that employee time cards "have been deleted and/or altered by supervisors and management to reduce the total number of recorded hours worked and paid in a given day and/or week." All, the suit claims, to avoid the expense of overtime ..."   

Reference: www.nbc12.com

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Businesses have lost thousands of dollars to mail theft in Santa Clarita Valley

Mail theft victim sparks probe by postal service

"...I obviously called the USPS Inspector General. “After over a week of being on the phone with those inspectors, I was told effectively the same exact thing. Apparently someone has the master key, and can just go mailbox to mailbox and steal everyone’s mail. “This has been happening for a few years now, they know about it, and will change the locks when they get around to it..."   

Reference: signalscv.com