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.
04/10/2013 - “Congress is killing the Postal Service,” APWU President Cliff Guffey declared on April 10.
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.
Dismantling Postal Service Will Not Save It
02/06/2013 - "The APWU condemns the Postal Service's decision to eliminate Saturday mail delivery, which will only deepen the agency’s congressionally-manufactured financial crisis."
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.
05/10/2012 - The APWU is continuing to analyze the Postal Service’s May 9 announcement that it will allow rural post offices to remain open, but with reduced hours.
04/16/2012 - On Tuesday, April 17, the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) will conduct rallies and informational leafleting at post offices around the country to highlight an urgent message: Congress must act now to avert a Postal Service disaster.
03/26/2012 - The Postal Service’s recent attempt to justify the decision to keep market research secret is misleading and inaccurate, the APWU has charged.