Postal Service

Dozens of Lawmakers Call on Biden to Replace Entire USPS Board

Biden has nominated individuals to fill three vacancies, but House members say board must start from scratch.

Postmaster General to Propose $40 Billion Investment in USPS in Forthcoming Plan

Some of those funds would go toward development of the workforce, which has seen growing turnover.

USPS Is Already Facing Legal Action Over DeJoy's Forthcoming Mail Slowdowns

Lawsuit stems from the Postal Service's performance during the election, which generally won good reviews in a new IG report released Tuesday.

USPS Announces Workforce Attrition Measures to Accompany Reorganized Structure

The Postal Service is centralizing some of its functions, and some positions are on the chopping block.

GovExec Daily: What the Postal Board Changes Mean for DeJoy

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss news about the Postal Service and the future of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy.

Biden's Postal Board Nominees Unlikely to Spell Quick End to Postmaster General's Tenure

The president's picks are probably not going to vote to remove DeJoy and are knowledgeable on postal issues, observers say.

Postmaster General Previews Slower Mail and Improved Employee Benefits, Supports New Postal Reform Bill

DeJoy says the new legislation, coupled with his business plan, would allow USPS to break even after years of losses.

Postal Service Finally Awards Contract to Replace Decades-Old Vehicle Fleet

While the initial deal is worth $482 million, USPS eventually expects to spend billions of dollars on the new fleet.

How USPS Came to Overstate Its Pandemic Fallout

The pandemic's impact on the Postal Service has not been nearly as dramatic as the agency once feared.

USPS Turns Profit During Busy Season, Says Transformational Changes Coming Soon

We “disappointed the nation,” DeJoy says of ongoing mail delays, while threatening slower service standards going forward.

Lawmakers Renew Bipartisan Push to End Much Maligned Payments Toward Future USPS Retiree Health Care

With powerful allies on board, lawmakers are optimistic they can finally get the reform across the finish line.

VA Expands Vaccination to Some Non-Health Care Staff as Postal Workers Face Uncertainty

Agencies have started vaccinations for more than 1 million people, but many federal workers have not received clear guidance.

Federal Government Crackdown to Cause Major Disruptions for International Shipping in 2021

Few countries are in compliance with an opioids-related mandate set to take effect Jan. 1 as lawmakers criticize Trump administration for "falling down on the job."

CDC Panel Designates USPS Workers as Next in Line for COVID-19 Vaccine

Postal employees are part of a group "critical to the functioning of society," per panel's recommendation.

USPS Faces Busiest Time of the Year With More Than 14,000 Employees Quarantined

COVID-19 cases are spiking within the Postal Service workforce at the worst possible time.