Postal News Roundup

Americans Trust the Postal Service
Addressing pre-funding is imperative because of the Postal Service’s role in so many facets of American life, including in small towns and rural areas, where the post office often is the center of civic life. More broadly, the Postal Service is the centerpiece of the $1.3 trillion national mailing industry, which employs 7.5 million Americans in the private sector.

Postal News Roundup

Being a Fed When No News Really is Good News
Members of the American Postal Workers Union will be getting a series of pay raises and cost-of-living adjustments based on an arbitrator’s decision. Unlike their white-collar counterparts in other federal agencies, the vast majority of postal craft workers belong to, and pay dues to, unions representing clerks, letter carriers, mail handlers and other craft employees.