Topeka will be a leader on a new US Postal Service model. Not everyone is happy about it

Steve HutkinsNews

Topeka and northeast Kansas are at the forefront of a national change to how mail is delivered — and not everyone is thrilled by the development. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s attempt to modernize the postal service amid a rise of private sector competition has led to the creation of a new model for mail delivery, one that is designed to court large-scale … Read More

Community and Postal Workers United Summer 2023 newsletter

Steve HutkinsBlog, News

The summer 2023 newsletter from Community and Postal Workers United Summer has articles about efforts to provide public feedback on the Delivering for America plan, urging President Biden to fill two seats on the USPS Board of Governors, the rally in Seattle amid contract negotiations, and solidarity with UPS Teamsters. Read the newsletter here.

Mid Hudson Letter carriers upset over shifts in post office delivery

Steve HutkinsBlog, News

  Mid Hudson News: ROCK TAVERN – Postal workers gathered Friday at the Teamster’s Local 445 hall to discuss the future transfer of clerks and letter carriers to the Mid-Hudson Sorting and Delivery Center at the Stewart Airport Industrial Park in the Town of Newburgh. Clerks and letter carriers from 17 towns are slated for transfer, but critics of the … Read More

USPS mum on plan to merge rural mail delivery hubs in Snohomish County

Steve HutkinsBlog, News

Heraldnet: EVERETT, WA — Postal workers in Snohomish, Granite Falls and Marysville say they’ve been told their post offices will soon no longer serve as delivery hubs and will only offer retail services. Mail distribution would be run out of Everett, according to a source within the U.S. Postal Service’s Seattle District Regional Post Office. The postal worker, who wished … Read More

Postal Service introduces RPDC Regions

Steve HutkinsBlog, Featured

The 60 Regional Process & Distribution Centers will be the main nodes of the new network. The regions surrounding them could be a significant component of the DFA plan.