Rural mail carrier not stuck in the past

  It’s a Saturday and the start of the weekend for most people. Not Clay Myer. He headed for the post office on Chestnut Street soon after daybreak to sort 3,000 pieces of mail and stack it in his Toyota pickup with a camper cover on the back. By 10:30 a.m., the truck — front … Read more

Funeral procession for slain Rural Carrier Marie Youngblood

Over 700 friends, family and co-workers attended the funeral service for Marie Youngblood, the Rural Mail Carrier from Shepherd that was gunned down May 17th as she delivered mail on her route. Her vehicle was then driven to another location and burned with her in it. The service Saturday morning was held at Shepherd United … Read more

Check out the Mail Count Survival Kit

I put together a mail count survival kit with all kinds of info!  Tracking sheets, sample forms and more.  Download and print them now!

ECAB rules that Rural Carriers are covered driving to work

ECAB rules that Rural Carriers are covered driving to work: “The Employee’s Compensation Appeals Board has ruled that a rural carrier who was in a car accident on her way to work was in the performance of duty as she was driving the vehicle which she intended to use to deliver mail on the date … Read more

Rural carrier fired for profanity loses suit against union

Connecticut rural carrier Josier F. Jeunes was terminated after an altercation with another carrier in 2007. Jeunes admitted using profanity during the incident, which the USPS contended was a violation of its zero tolerance policy. Jeunes filed suit against the USPS alleging discrimination. In June the US Second Court of Appeals upheld Jeunes’s dismissal. Jeunes also filed … Read more