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Shippers prepare for another pandemic crush of holiday gifts

Nov. 27, 2021 09:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The last holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the U.S. Postal Service: Sick and quarantined workers, a flood of packages from shoppers loath to set foot in stores and a last-minute dump of packages from overwhelmed private shippers. ...

Biden to nominate 2 for US Postal board, oust DeJoy allies

Nov. 19, 2021 15:32 PM EST

President Joe Biden announced plans Friday to nominate two new members to the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, a potential first step in removing Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. A Trump-era appointee, DeJoy became a political lightning rod during the 2020 elections...

Chicago's postal delivery delivery under fire at hearing

Oct. 17, 2021 15:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s postal delivery service has come under fire as “dysfunctional” for widespread delays in mail delivery at a recent congressional field hearing. The city's residents have complained for months that they aren't receiving important mail,...

Tennessee postal worker killings raise stress as concern

Oct. 13, 2021 12:08 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Postal workers returned to their jobs Wednesday after the shooting of a supervisor and manager by a letter carrier inside a sorting facility in Tennessee, where a colleague said the pandemic is putting U.S. Postal Service employees nationwide under stress. ...