The Postal Wire


Postal News Roundup

Crooks and Liars: Help Save Our Public Postal Service
The Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service is calling for support of two House resolutions that urge restoration of overnight mail service standards and a continuation of six-day delivery.

Fierce Government: USPS-Staples Deal Draws Ire of Labor Group
APWU charges that allowing Staples retail stores to handle Postal Service products will degrade the integrity of USPS customer service and move the agency toward privatization.

Los Alamos Daily Post: NLRB: Postal Service Deal with Staples Violates U.S. Labor Law
The U.S. Postal Service illegally subcontracted work to Staples, according to a complaint issued June 26 by Region 5 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Lost Coast Outpost: Did You Notice Our Mail Isn’t Being Diverted to Medford as Planned?
The American Postal Workers Union was also vocal in its objections, and Mike Hetticher, president of the Local 1056 in Eureka, told the Outpost today that the decision to delay closure was good news.