Top News
Home >> Tag Archives: United States Postal Service

Tag Archives: United States Postal Service

Postage Stamps jump to $0.49 Monday

U.S.P.S. rates to go up on Monday

The cost of mailing a letter  or paying a bill will go up on Monday as the U.S. Postal Service has been granted a .03 raise by Congress. Typically, postage rates are prohibited from increasing faster than the rate of inflation in Title II of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act: (1) IN GENERAL- The system for regulating rates and ...

Read More »

Postman Says Ayers family put ‘foreigner’ Obama through school

Allen Hulton, a retired postman, says he delivered mail to the parents of Bill Ayers in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Mr. Hulton says he met young Barack Obama, who told Mr. Hulton: “I’m going to be president of the United States”. But, wait a minute! I thought Bill Ayers was “just a guy who lives in [Obama’s] neighborhood”!? ...

Read More »

USPS Declines to Extend Contract Talks

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2012  — Today, the United States Postal Service declined to extend collective-bargaining negotiations with the National Association of Letter Carriers, triggering an impasse that will automatically send the matter to mediation under the auspices of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.  If no consensual agreement is reached in a 60-day period of mediation, the issues will be submitted ...

Read More »

U.S. Postal Service may eliminate overnight service

In a bow to the efficiency of privately owned express couriers like Federal Express and UPS and admitting that email is partially replacing mail, the United States Postal Service has filed a proposal that seeks to eliminate overnight delivery of first class mail. By no longer offering the overnight services the the postal service can close an additional 250 offices, ...

Read More »