Coalition Pushes Postal Banking
The group recently delivered petitions with more than 150,000 signatures urging Postmaster General Megan Brennan to roll out basic banking services.
Coalition Pushes Postal Banking
Late, Delayed Mail Delivery a Problem Across Bay Area
New USPS policies have caused mail delays, prompting Rep. Mark DeSaulnier to ask Postmaster General Megan Brennan for help.
Editorial: Thank Postal Workers by Joining the Fight to Save the Postal Service
It’s important to thank postal workers this holiday season. For Americans who hope to appreciate the service next holiday season, however, now is the time to thank postal workers by fighting to renew and extend the mission of the United States Postal Service.
FTC Rejects Staples-Office Depot Merger, Again
Staples’ revised $5.5 billion bid to buy rival Office Depot was rejected by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the company said on Monday.
Sanders Picks Up Major Union Endorsement
“CWA members have made a clear choice and a bold stand in endorsing Bernie Sanders for President,” CWA President Chris Shelton said in a statement.
Citizens Deliver 150K Petitions Demanding Postal Banking
The US Postal Service (USPS) could provide an affordable, high quality “public-option” alternative right now. But in our rigged system, it doesn’t.
Coalition Calls for Banking Services at USPS
The Post Office is not generally where you go to get a paycheck cashed, but the Campaign for Postal Banking wants to change that.
Widow of Postal Worker Denied Death Benefits
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered a national postal service policy last fall that advised employees to call managers and security instead of 911.
The U.S. Postal Service’s Busiest Day of the Year [Video]
Postal employees work around-the-clock to get your cards, letters and packages delivered on time.
Why the U.S. Needs Postal Banking and How We Get It [Audio]
Interview with Katherine Isaac
Teamsters, Activists to Deliver Nearly 50,000 Signed Petitions Calling on UPS to Withdraw from ALEC
Nearly 50,000 signatures were collected as part a massive petition drive staged by the Teamsters, Stand Up to ALEC, Jobs With Justice and American Postal Workers Union.
FTC Sues to Block Staples-Office Depot Deal
The Federal Trade Commission filed suit on Monday to block the planned $6.3 billion combination of office supply companies, saying that it would significantly reduce competition.
U.S. Tries to Kill Staples-Office Depot Marriage. Again.
Staples shares tumbled nearly 15% in response to news that the FTC would try to block the merger.
A Bill of Rights for the Post Office
The right to good service is not something one generally associates with private businesses. Maybe our new Postmaster General should issue a Postal Customer's Bill of Rights.
Delivering the Goods
“How to lose $5 billion” (November 21st) painted an unduly negative picture of the United States Postal Service’s finances.
Welch Pledges Fight to Retain Full Service at U.S. Postal Service
Rep. Peter Welch said the agency battered by the 2008 recession, and a dramatic shift toward electronic mail, has now stabilized its finances. "The tug of war in Congress right now is that there are some folks who basically think it ought to be privatized."
Residents Claim Slow Mail Delivery
Gary Glazebrook, president of The American Postal Workers Union in Houston, says over the past few years, the Postal Service has shut down 82 major processing and distribution centers nationwide.
Staples-Office Depot Merger in Jeopardy as FTC, APWU Suggest Blocking Deal
The proposed merger of business retail giants Staples and Office Depot is in trouble.