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USPS’s Controversial Deal with Staples Headed to Showdown Over Legality
Now, one of the biggest labor battles in recent years is headed to Washington, where the National Labor Relations Board will rule in August on whether the Staples deal violates the Postal Service’s collective bargaining agreement with the American Postal Workers Union.

Shrewsbury Postal Center to Remain Open After All
John H. Flattery, president of the American Postal Workers Union AFL-CIO Local 4553, which represents workers at the plant, said he was notified of the change last month. The Blunders of USPS Agreement with Staples and Its Repercussions
The case against the Postal Service seems to be strong, owing to which NLRB is making another move.

Government Executive: USPS Contracted Services to Staples Illegally, Board Says
The regional director called the subcontracting issue a “mandatory subject for purposes of collective bargaining.”