NALC.org - On Friday, Nov. 14, members of the NALC will join with the three other postal unions for a national day of action to tell Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the USPS Board of Governors: “Stop delaying America’s mail!”
Postal Unions Continue to Fight Plant-Closure Battle - With 82 plants slated to close nationwide—and one right here in Kokomo—the postal unions continue to push back and fight the ongoing plant-closure battle.
Auditor Warns of Mail Delays in Tucson - The U.S. Postal Service did not complete required studies of how closing mail-processing centers around the country — including Tucson’s — would impact service, nor did it adequately inform the public in those communities of those changes, according to an audit.
Harvard Isn't Talking; Staples Isn't Telling the Truth - Harvard refused to comment about an APWU ad urging the university’s president to end the Staples-USPS deal or resign from the company’s Board of Directors. Staples, on the other hand, persists in the fiction that the program has been discontinued.
Postal Workers Take on Harvard President - Criticism of Harvard University is coming from an unusual quarter: postal workers.
Roanoke Seeks Public Pressure to Keep Plant Open - Roanoke area postal employees hope public pressure will forestall or block Postal Service plans to close Roanoke’s mail processing center next year, a move that would lengthen delivery times for most of the mail you send.
Another Reason Not to Shop at Staples - In the latest hacking of American retailers and restaurants, Staples said on Tuesday that its computer systems were compromised in an intrusion involving customers’ credit- and debit-card information.
The Ed Show - Ed Schultz and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discuss consolidation and manufactured crisis by the USPS.
Ventura County Star - APW Local 2500 Vice President Gerl McKinney said the union learned in May of this year that the Postal Service would proceed with the consolidation, but the union hasn't been provided with concrete figures for how many clerks will be relocated to positions outside of Paducah.
Save the Post Office - The Postal Service has sold over 500 properties over the past five years, but it hasn’t released much information about the disposals.
npmhu.org - The National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) announceds National Day of Action on Nov. 14.
Santa Monica Mirror - The U.S. Postal Service is proposing the relocation of Marina Del Rey Branch Post Office.
Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) has asked Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe to reconsider the consolidation of more than 80 mail-processing centers in January 2015. The move, which will delay First-Class and other mail delivery, is being made without public input, she noted in the letter dated Oct. 15.