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APWU Web News Article 014-2015

With a ‘Golden Parachute’ in Hand, Donahoe Opposes Retirement for Young Workers

01/26/2015 - When Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe retires at the end of the week, he’ll get a retirement package of more than $4 million.  
Not bad for a “civil servant.” 
But in his controversial farewell address to reporters at the National Press Club on Jan. 6, Donahoe made clear that he doesn’t think the union’s newest members deserve any postal retirement at all. 

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New Coalition, ‘Campaign for Postal Banking,’ Launches with Strong Support from Financial Reform Groups and Labor Unions

01/19/2015 - Financial reform groups, joined by postal unions and others from organized labor, announced today the creation of a national campaign to expand banking services. “The Campaign for Postal Banking” proposes to expand access to affordable financial services through the United States Postal Service’s 31,000 retail branches.