News: PRC

APWU Web News Article 72-2012

APWU Seeks to Stop Consolidations Until PRC Issues Opinion

06/08/2012 - The APWU assailed a “modified” USPS consolidation plan at a hearing before the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on June 7, and notified the panel that the union will file a complaint seeking to stop the Postal Service from consolidating mail processing facilities and reducing service until after the PRC issues an advisory opinion on the plan.

APWU Web News Article 005-2012

House Members Seek Moratorium On USPS Plans to Close Post Offices

02/14/2012 - More than 100 members of the House of Representatives have signed a letter to Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe asking him to place a moratorium on plans to consolidate thousands of post offices “until the USPS resolves the numerous problems” identified by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) in a Dec. 23, 2011, advisory opinion.

APWU Web News Article 128-2011

USPS Plan Will Hasten Demise Of a Still-Vital Institution

Degrading Mail Service Will Hurt, Not Help, USPS

12/05/2011 - “The Postal Service plan will hasten the demise of the USPS,” APWU President Cliff Guffey said in response to the agency’s announcement that it would seek an advisory opinion from the Postal Regulatory Commission on plans to eliminate next-day delivery of first-class mail and periodicals.