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A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

More than 70 national organizations have joined forces with APWU to launch A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service.  
 

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Fighting Consolidation

USPS efforts to cut the nation’s mail processing network persists, but the union is fighting back.

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Fighting Privatization

Privatizers on Wall Street and in Congress are eager to defund and dismantle the Postal Service so they can turn over the profitable pieces to their cronies in private industry, undermining universal service to the American people.

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Post Office Closures

Across the country, the people are fighting back against the closure of post offices and shorter hours of operation, which weaken service and threaten the future of our beloved national treasure.

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Postal Banking

The USPS is well positioned to provide basic financial services to those whose needs are unmet by the traditional financial sector.

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Postal Legislation

Legislation that preserves the USPS as a public service for the American people is an over-arching goal of the APWU.

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Stop Delaying America's Mail!

Postal workers and customers across the country have a message for the Postmaster General and the USPS Board of Governors: Stop Delaying America's Mail! 

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Stop Staples!

The APWU is fighting to stop a shady deal between the USPS and Staples, which jeopardizes mail service and local post offices – along with thousands of living-wage jobs.

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Safe Jobs

In 2014, more than 36,000 postal workers were injured or sickened at work and 10 suffered fatalities. If we want a safe workplace, we have to work together to make it happen. Stand Up for Safe Jobs!