08/20/2013 - "The American Postal Workers Union vehemently opposes the Postal Service's proposal to remove postal workers from the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program," President Cliff Guffey said following the release of a GAO report on the plan.
08/20/2013 - “The American Postal Workers Union vehemently opposes the Postal Service’s proposal to remove postal workers from the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program,” President Cliff Guffey said following the release of a GAO report on the plan. “The APWU has often said that the USPS proposal is a brazen attempt to shift costs to postal employees and Medicare,” he noted. “The Aug. 19 GAO report corroborates those findings."
05/28/2013 - When Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told Congress last week of plans to take money from two federal employee retirement funds to avoid defaulting on the national debt, there was hardly a peep. No outrage. No dismay. Not even a question.
03/27/2013 - The APWU is outraged by USPS plans to accelerate the closure of 71 mail processing plants that were originally slated for possible consolidation in 2014, said APWU President Cliff Guffey. 1/These closures will eliminate jobs, harm communities, and delay mail delivery every day- Monday, through Saturday," he said.
02/12/2013 - “The crisis confronting the Postal Service is dire, but the demise of the USPS is not inevitable,” APWU President Cliff Guffey will tell a Senate panel on Feb. 13. “Congress can cure the illness without killing the patient,” he said.
07/30/2012 - The Postal Service’s default on a $5.5 billion payment to the U.S. Treasury due Aug. 1 is the result of a congressionally-manufactured financial crisis and could have been avoided, APWU President Cliff Guffey has charged.