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USPS Plan Will Hasten Demise of a Still-Vital Institution

Degrading Mail Service Will Hurt, Not Help, USPS

12/05/2011 - “The Postal Service plan will hasten the demise of the USPS,” APWU President Cliff Guffey said in response to the agency’s announcement that it would seek an advisory opinion from the Postal Regulatory Commission on plans to eliminate next-day delivery of first-class mail and periodicals.

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APWU President:

We Will Take Every Step Necessary to Ensure Retirement Benefits Are Protected

06/22/2011 - The American Postal Workers Union is working fervently to make certain that the Postal Service's decision to suspend employer contributions to the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) does not negatively affect the nation’s postal employees, President Cliff Guffey said on June 22.

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APWU, USPS Sign New Contract

05/23/2011 - APWU President Cliff Guffey and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe have signed the 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement. Their signatures formalize the new contract, which was ratified by APWU members on May 11 by a vote of 69,451 to 22,351. The agreement will expire May 20, 2015.