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Postal News Roundup

FMCSA Denies Mail Carriers Request for Exemption to 14-Hour On-Duty Limit
The FMCSA sided with the APWU and denied a private contractor’s application for an exemption from the 14-hour limit of truckers’ hours-of-service regulations.

Membership in Federal Unions Shows Growth
Overlooked in the Bureau of Labor Statistics’s annual release announcing union membership were data indicating that federal unions added approximately 40,000 members in 2015, the largest net increase since 2008.