11/21/2011 - Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) recently introduced the Postal Service Protection Act (S. 1853), a bill that would go a long way toward resolving the USPS financial crisis, Legislative and Political Director Myke Reid reports.
News: Protecting Service
10/28/2011 - President Guffey is asking APWU members to collect signatures on a petition [PDF] to Congress urging senators and representatives to oppose plans to close post offices, shutter mail processing facilities, and drastically degrade service to the American people.
10/17/2011 - A video of the union’s fight to save America’s Postal Service can be viewed online.
10/06/2011 - The APWU is challenging proposed changes to USPS service standards that would result from a major reduction in the number of mail processing facilities.
09/27/2011 - Postal workers and supporters held rallies at 492 locations on Sept. 27 to Save America’s Postal Service.
09/25/2011 - APWU locals are gearing up for the nationwide day of action to Save America’s Postal Service on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., at locations across the country.
09/15/2011 - APWU President Cliff Guffey condemned USPS plans to study 252 mail processing facilities for possible closure, saying widespread closures would “dismantle the mail-processing network.”
Rep. Issa Does It Again!
09/02/2011 - Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), who likes to portray himself as a fierce opponent of wasting taxpayers’ money, has created a slick, high-tech Web site that bashes the Postal Service, using — you guessed it — taxpayers’ money.
08/04/2011 - The APWU has filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board (NRLB) protesting the Postal Service’s refusal to provide the union with information regarding Area Mail Processing (AMP) feasibility studies.
06/13/2011 - APWU President Cliff Guffey will testify before a House Subcommittee on June 15 about the retail and mail processing network of the Postal Service.