The Journal-News: Postal services at the Panama, Illinois, Post Office were suspended on Thursday, July 20, according to a letter that went out to postal patrons from Vicki Gourley, manager of post office operations in Wentzville, MO. The letter described deficiencies in the building that necessitated the suspension of services. “You can literally see daylight through the back wall,” Gourley … Read More
Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU) press release: Postal workers and customers rallied today at the Main Post Office in Portland to protest job cuts that are causing reductions in service to the public, including longer lines and phone calls unanswered at retail locations, and delay of mail delivery. Postal management has so far cut dozens of jobs of retail … Read More
Ste. Genevieve Herald: Representatives of the U.S. Postal Service requested a place on the agenda for the city of St, Mary Board of Aldermen meeting on Thursday, August 10, to discuss plans for relocating the post office in St, Mary, Missouri. The Postal Service sent notification to city officials as well as public notices. The meeting is set for 6 … Read More
USPS OIG: It makes no difference what part of the country you’re in, post offices nationwide are in need of upkeep and repair. A majority of post office lobbies we reviewed in the Eastern Area have many of the same problems found in other areas. We are nearly done with our series of audits on postal retail facility conditions in … Read More
York Daily Record: Some residents of Fawn Grove, Penn., population 456, are clamoring to get their post office back. The Fawn Grove Post Office, formerly located at 7 E. Main St. at the main crossroads of the small burg in southern York County, has been closed a year. It opened at that location, according to the U.S. Postal Service, in … Read More
People in southwest Virginia who tried to go to their local post office Thursday are feeling frustrated after they received an unwanted surprise. The United States Postal Service issued an emergency suspension in Pulaski, closing down the building for safety reasons. The post office will be closed starting Friday. Many people didn’t find out until making their routine trip to … Read More
qctimes.com: An unknown odor noticed Thursday morning in the Moline, IL, Post Office caused the building at 514 17th St. to close its doors to the public and temporarily suspend services, a spokeswoman for the agency confirmed. “Until we’re able to determine the source of that (odor), it’s hard to guess when services will be restored,” said Stacy St. John, … Read More
Communities and Postal Workers United (CPWU) has published its Summer 2017 Newsletter. It features articles about the APWU & Mail Handler’s fight against job & service cuts, worker protests against management abuse, homeowners fighting against cluster boxes, and what will happen after the moratorium on out-sourcing retail services expires. Read the newsletter here.