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Study recommends more private partnerships for USPS

A new report from the U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General advises USPS to consider greater use of public-private partnerships

Lawmaker aims to save overnight mail delivery

Dozens of lawmakers have agreed to support a bill that aims to save overnight mail delivery.

Another postal reform bill in the works

The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is taking another shot at postal reform legislation.

USPS settles multimillion-dollar lawsuit

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has pre-approved a multimillion-dollar settlement against the Postal Service for allegations that the agency discriminated against employees with disabilities,

Federal workforce reaches 5-year low

The federal workforce has reached its lowest staffing level in more than five years, dropping 45,000 employees within the last three months, according to new recently data released data.

Survey assesses public sentiment regarding USPS

Most Americans still appear to value the role the U.S. Postal Service plays in their lives, according to research released this month by the Postal Service Office of Inspector General.

Lawmakers protest early closure of USPS facilities

Nearly 50 members of Congress signed a letter asking Postmaster general Patrick Donahoe to keep 71 mail processing facilities open until next spring.

For USPS, reality bites

It's nearly that time again. That's right, we're talking about National Dog Bite Prevention Week ...

Postal Service reports $1.9 Billion Q2 loss

The U.S. Postal Service recorded a net loss of $1.9 billion in its second fiscal quarter ended March 31, USPS reported on May 10.

USPS awards contract for health plan for non-career employees

The U.S. Postal Service yesterday awarded United Healthcare a contract to support a USPS health plan for eligible non-career employees.