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Postal News Roundup

The Mail Could Be Taking Even Longer to Be Delivered Than the Postal Service Is Saying
After years of cost-cutting to adjust to steep financial losses, the U.S. Postal Service is contending with angry customers whose mail is taking longer — sometimes much longer — to arrive.

Postal Workers Union Opposes Mail Contractors 14-Hour Exemption Request
The APWU said Thursday it’s opposed to an exemption request submitted recently by private, contracted mail carriers seeking an exemption from the federal 14-hour on-duty limit.

APWU Calls for Public Hearing on USPS Subcontractors Request for Safety Rule Exemption
The APWU has called for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to conduct a public hearing on the request from USPS subcontractors for an exemption from the "14-hour" Federal Safety Rule.