Postal Service

USPS Sees Revenue Increase in Second Quarter, Warns Worst Is Yet to Come

Census mailing and package increases helped the Postal Service, but the agency says the bottom will soon fall out.

New Postmaster General Met With Tepid Response From Mailers, Employees

Outsider appointment comes just days after postal board’s most experienced member resigned in protest.

GovExec Daily: The State of the Postal Service

Eric Katz joins the podcast to discuss the future and funding of USPS in the time of the pandemic.

Americans Support Postal Service Bailout, Polls Show

Trump has said he would oppose any effort to provide financial assistance to the cash-strapped agency.

Viewpoint: Save the Postal Service

Trump’s personal hostility has merged with long-standing conservative antipathy to endanger a vital civic institution.

Unsanitized Bathrooms and Working While Sick: Postal Workers Flood OSHA With Coronavirus Complaints

As more than 1,200 USPS workers test positive for COVID-19, employees file allegations about unsafe conditions.

Postal Workers Say USPS Isn’t Telling Them When Colleagues Test Positive for COVID-19, Despite Promising To

The CDC says people who have been exposed to COVID-19 should quarantine. Many postal workers say they have no way of knowing if that’s them.

USPS Requests $75B in Emergency Funds to Keep Agency Alive

Without congressional intervention, Postal Service would "run out of cash" this fall.

The Postal Service Fired Thousands of Workers for Getting Injured While Delivering and Processing Your Mail

USPS forced out 44,000 workers who got injured on the job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says the effort, part of a five year program, violated the law. But the Postal Service has fought its workers’ claims since 2007.

USPS Revenue Continued to Slide During the Holiday Season

Postal Service keeps slashing work hours to reduce costs as controllable losses grow.

House Votes to End Controversial USPS Payments for Future Retirees' Health Care

Postal Service applauds effort, but says more steps are needed to avoid financial collapse.

Postal Workers Union Endorses Bernie Sanders

Labor group calls Sanders a champion of USPS employees who will fight to preserve the mailing agency.

Postal Service Exaggerated the Savings It Collected From Cutting Employee Compensation, Audit Finds

The agency hasn’t accounted for the costs associated with cutting pay and reducing benefits, GAO says.