02/21/2014 - In a filing with the Postal Regulatory Commission on Feb. 20, the APWU strenuously opposed a USPS proposal to reduce service standards for Standard Mail.
News: Protecting Service
01/24/2014 - The Postal Service announced in the Federal Register on Jan. 24 that it is postponing Phase 2 of its latest mail processing consolidation plan, which was slated to begin on Feb. 1.
Make it a Matter of Record
12/23/2013 - Businesses, customers and APWU members who have complaints about delayed mail should be sure to let the Postal Regulatory Commission know, says Debby Szeredy, the union’s executive vice president.
Union Alleges Network Consolidation Causing Significant Mail Delays
12/16/2013 - The APWU filed an amended complaint with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on Dec.13, alleging that the USPS is failing to comply with service standards on first-class mail and periodicals.
Missing Teen’s Letter Took Two Weeks To Reach Mother, Szeredy Tells Panel
12/11/2013 - APWU Executive Vice President Debby Szeredy called on the Postal Regulatory Commission to conduct an investigation into delayed mail at the agency’s public meeting on Dec. 11.
12/03/2013 - In a ruling responding to a complaint filed by the APWU, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) issued an order on Nov. 27 giving the APWU two weeks to submit additional evidence that the Postal Service is regularly violating its own mandatory service standards.
09/05/2013 - The APWU filed a complaint with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on Sept. 5 charging that the USPS is failing to comply with its own service standards and is depriving individuals, small businesses and organizations of the service they are entitled to by law.
06/29/2012 - The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has denied the APWU's request [PDF] for an emergency order to stop the Postal Service from implementing its latest plan to consolidate the mail processing network and reduce service standards until after the commission rules on the union’s underlying June 12 complaint.
Modified' Consolidation Plan Is More of the Same
05/17/2012 - USPS management announced on May 17 that it would begin implementing a “modified” consolidation plan immediately, but the "new" plan employs the same essential strategy as the old plan: Impose drastic cuts to service and the mail processing network, and eliminate tens of thousands of jobs.
APWU Urges House:
05/10/2012 - As the May 15 expiration of a moratorium on the closure of post offices and mail processing facilities approaches, the APWU is urging the House of Representatives to address postal reform immediately, and to use the Senate bill as a starting point.