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APWU News Bulletin

Modified' Consolidation Plan Is More of the Same

Union Members Must Fight Back, House Must Act Now

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 News Bulletin

USPS Market Research on Consolidations:

Revenue Losses Could Wipe Out Savings

03/22/2012 - In testimony before the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on March 21, a USPS witness made a startling admission: The Postal Service’s initial research on the network consolidation plan indicated that it could result in revenue losses of $5.3 billion, with net revenue losses as high as $1.9 billion.

APWU News Bulletin

APWU Members Must Continue the Fight!

Of 264 facilities studied for closure, 223 were approved for consolidation. Six are still being studied. Only 35 consolidations were disapproved — at this time.

02/23/2012 - The Postal Service’s announcement on Feb. 23 that it has approved 223 mail processing plants for consolidation leaves union members just one option, APWU President Cliff Guffey said: We must continue the fight!“That means getting Congress to act now to Save America’s Postal Service,” he said.