Management

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.

Management

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.

Pay & Benefits

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.

Oversight

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.

Management

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.

Management

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.

Management

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.

Management

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.

Management

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.

Pay & Benefits

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.

Workforce

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.

Management

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."

Workforce

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.

Management

DeJoy, USPS Look to Strike Down Court Restrictions Blocking Reform Efforts

Postal Service is appealing injunctions issued prior to the election that prevented controversial initiatives.

Management

Regulator Finalizes Plan to Enable Larger USPS Rate Hikes

Commission sought to strike balance in rare pricing review as mailers say USPS will drive away business.

Management

Postmaster General Previews New Reforms as USPS Announces $9B Loss for 2020

As previously promised, DeJoy signals significant changes are coming for the Postal Service.

Management

For the Postal Service, a Frantic Election Day Turns to Finger-Pointing the Day After

Tuesday was “nuts” in the words of one USPS manager. Now the agency faces questions about whether it did what it should have to get mailed ballots delivered and counted.

Management

Here's What Really Happened With Mail Ballots and USPS on Election Day

Postal Service says ballots were delivered on time, though Postmaster General DeJoy faces court censure.

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