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Postal Regulators Lay Out New Proposal to Enable Larger USPS Rate Hikes

Mailers say the new system could create uncertainty and drive customers away from the Postal Service.

Postal Service Doubles Annual Losses to $8.8 Billion

USPS is no longer seeing accelerating growth from its shipping and package business.

USPS, Regulator Pursue Different Paths in Fighting Court Ruling on Rate Hikes

Allowing the court's ruling to unwind the stamp price increase would cause "substantial disruption and uncertainty," Postal Regulatory Commission says.

U.S. Postal Service Chief to Step Down

Outgoing postmaster general led the agency during "very challenging circumstances."

U.S. to Remain in International Postal Agency After Securing More Favorable Deal for American Mailers

The Trump administration had said it would withdraw from UN body with roots in 145-year-old treaty.

Yet Another Impasse at the Postal Service as Two More Labor Contracts Expire

The fate of compensation and other issues for 250,000 employees now hangs in the balance.

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USPS Loses $2.3B in Third Quarter Amid Newly Ominous Signs For Its Business

The Postal Service saw a drop in its shipping and package business for the first time in nine years.

Postal Supervisors Sue for Better Pay

After the Postal Service largely ignored the non-binding findings of a mediation panel, supervisors sued for retroactive pay increases.

Would-Be Postal Regulators Pledge to Hold Mailing Agency More Accountable

PRC nominees say hitting performance goals, finalizing pricing system are top priorities.

Postal Service Floats Big Cuts to Employee Pay, Leave and Benefits

New postal workers would no longer earn a pension under preliminary business plan.

After Dramatic Workforce Reductions, Postal Service Sees Spike in Overtime Hours

Faulty scheduling and fewer employees led to overtime uptick, IG says, in spite of mail volume decline.

U.S. Postal Employees’ Retirement Assets Are Invested More Cautiously Than Those of Their Foreign Counterparts

Legally mandated strategy is not risky, but also does not produce high returns that might help reduce a gap in pension assets and liabilities, report notes.