Postal Service

USPS Launched DeJoy's Changes Without Considering Impact, IG Says

Auditors confirm that reforms led to mail delays, fault Postal Service for poor communication.

USPS Delivering More Mail on Time After Walking Back DeJoy’s Reforms

The Postal Service is following several court orders and seeing improvements, though mail delays remain at higher-than-usual rates.

USPS, CBP Not Implementing Law to Stop Flow of Opioids Into the Country

The Postal Service is not receiving the data that makes it easier to detect illicit goods coming from overseas.

Federal Judge Reaffirms USPS Must Approve Overtime in Run Up to Election

Postal Service has faced five consecutive losses in lawsuits challenging Louis DeJoy's reforms.

USPS Refuses to Comply With Judge's Order to Allow All Overtime Before Election

The Postal Service has agreed to other measures to ensure timely delivery of ballots and other mail.

Following Court Order, USPS Instructs Employees to Restore Extra Mail Trips and Some Processing Machines

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy had resisted such changes before a federal judge issued nationwide injunction.

Court Losses Mount for USPS as Agency Management, DeJoy Weigh Options

A second judge on Monday ordered the Postal Service to walk back controversial reforms.

Poorly Protected Postal Workers Are Catching COVID-19 by the Thousands. It’s One More Threat to Voting by Mail.

More than 50,000 workers have taken time off for virus-related reasons, slowing mail delivery. The Postal Service doesn’t test employees or check their temperatures, and its contact tracing is erratic.

Federal Court Blocks Postal Service's Controversial Operational Changes Nationwide

USPS has admitted Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's reforms caused delays, which the judge found politically motivated and risked disenfranchising voters.

Postal Employees Skeptical as Top Officials Testify They Were 'Appalled' Over Mail Delays

Top brass from USPS headquarters say slowdown was caused by local officials misinterpreting Louis DeJoy's initiatives.

In Court, USPS Blames Mail Delays on 'Poor Judgment' by Local Supervisors

Top officials deflect criticism away from initiatives implemented by embattled Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

Senate Fails to Pass Coronavirus Bill That Would Have Provided $10B to Postal Service

Negotiations appear stalled after Democrats block measure they say was too narrowly focused.

Mail Delays Could Affect Prescriptions for 1 in 4 Adults Over 50

A huge number of older adults get prescriptions through the mail, poll data shows. Delays in mail delivery could affect their getting medications on time.

USPS Is Fighting to Block the Release of Data on Mail Delays

The Postal Service is fending off pressures before its regulator and federal courts, but it's already suffered one setback.