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Despite reports, Postal Service not cutting 30,000 jobs

Some misleading news reports published Wednesday suggested the U.S. Postal Service is slashing 30,000 positions by the end of September. Not so, according to postal officials.

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 10, 2011; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Postal Service's #2 must have political, media savvy

Looking to lead a multibillion-dollar organization with more than 500,000 employees? Hoping to find a career allowing you to flex your political and media savvy? Are you good on TV and okay working for a money-losing company? Then the U.S....

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 7, 2011; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Postal Service suspends deliveries to Libya

The U.S. Postal Service is suspending the delivery of mail to the country due to a lack of transportation.

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 2, 2011; 12:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Postal Service aid plans would jeopardize federal retirement funds, watchdog says

Helping the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service by drawing money from retirement and health insurance funds for federal employees could jeopardize those accounts and result in an indirect taxpayer subsidy to the independently-funded mail agency, according to a new watchdog report.

By Ed O'Keefe  | March 1, 2011; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Postal Service resumes international mail service to Egypt

US mail delivery had stopped during the country's political upheaval

By Lisa Rein  | February 24, 2011; 5:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Postal Service unveils greeting cards with prepaid postage

In its ongoing efforts to generate new business, the U.S. Postal Service is teaming up with Hallmark Cards to sell greeting cards that already include postage.

By Ed O'Keefe  | February 17, 2011; 10:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Ronald Reagan 'Forever Stamp' unveiled, Ed O'Keefe , February 10, 2011
Mail deliveries to Egypt suspended, Ed O'Keefe , February 4, 2011
The new postmaster general speaks out, Ed O'Keefe , January 31, 2011
Postal union ready for 'new direction', Ed O'Keefe , January 25, 2011
Postmaster general defends the 'Forever Stamp', Ed O'Keefe , January 18, 2011
Some postage rates going up, Ed O'Keefe , January 13, 2011
Newt Gingrich doesn't like the 'Forever Stamp', Ed O'Keefe , January 12, 2011
Some post office closures delayed, Ed O'Keefe , January 3, 2011
What can you give the mailman for the holidays?, Ed O'Keefe , December 22, 2010
Postal worker arrested after delivering mail naked, The Associated Press , December 14, 2010
Postal Service announces new top leaders, Ed O'Keefe , December 9, 2010
Postal workers behaving badly, Ed O'Keefe , December 7, 2010
New Postal chief pushes Saturday delivery cuts, Joe Davidson, Federal Diary columnist , December 2, 2010
Postal workers injured by overnight storms, Ed O'Keefe , November 17, 2010
Postal Service posts $8.5 billion loss, Ed O'Keefe , November 12, 2010
Postal Service suspends shipments from Yemen, Ed O'Keefe , October 30, 2010
Who is the new postmaster general?, Ed O'Keefe , October 26, 2010
Postage rates may still go up, Ed O'Keefe , October 22, 2010
U.S. Postal Service issues holiday stamps, Ed O'Keefe , October 22, 2010
Postal rate hike request denied, Ed O'Keefe , September 30, 2010
What if the Postal Service runs out of money?, Ed O'Keefe , September 29, 2010
Congressional gridlock? Not for post offices!, Ed O'Keefe , September 28, 2010
Postal Service reform bill set for release, Ed O'Keefe , September 23, 2010
 
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