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.
News: Protecting Service
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.
06/06/2011 - The APWU has produced an updated toolkit to assist locals in their efforts to bring attention to the negative effects consolidation would have on mail service.
01/24/2011 - The union is “deeply disappointed” by the Postal Service’s announcement — via the Wall Street Journal — that it plans to close as many as 2,000 post offices beginning in March, APWU President Cliff Guffey said Monday.