12/22/2017 - On Wednesday Dec. 20, Congress voted to pass a tax bill designed to reward the super wealthy and major corporations with more money. Despite being an unpopular bill opposed by hard-working families across the country, it passed without any bipartisan support and awaits the president’s signature to be signed into law.
07/21/2017 - On July 19, the House Budget Committee advanced its Fiscal Year 2018 budget resolution. As anticipated, the 2018 House Budget is in the same mold as the White House budget – it punishes workers and the working-class, while giving big payouts to the rich.
Union Says: Tell Congress to Vote ‘No’
07/25/2013 - The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform approved a postal bill introduced by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) by a vote of 22 to 17 on July 24.
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02/13/2013 - “The crisis confronting the Postal Service is dire, but the demise of the USPS is not inevitable,” APWU President Cliff Guffey told a Senate panel on Feb. 13.
09/05/2012 - A video shown on the first day of the APWU National Convention summarized the struggles of the APWU to Save America’s Postal Service.
09/05/2012 - At Labor Day parades across the country, APWU members urged supporters to join the fight to Save America’s Postal Service. Workers highlighted the contributions of the labor movement to building the middle class by winning good wages, health insurance, retirement benefits, overtime pay, holidays — and took credit for inventing “the weekend.”
07/26/2012 - The failure of House Republican leaders to take action to resolve the congressionally-manufactured USPS financial crisis has brought the Postal Service to the brink of default, APWU President Cliff Guffey is warning union members.
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06/19/2012 - A bill that would destroy the Postal Service — and our jobs — could be voted on in the House of Representatives in July, and APWU President Cliff Guffey is calling on union members to send their legislators a message: Vote NO on H.R. 2309!
ALSO: APWU Seeks to Stop July 1 Consolidations.
02/17/2012 - The Postal Service’s latest five-year plan, which it announced with great fanfare on Feb. 16, is “a warmed-over menu of proposals that are doomed to fail,” said APWU President Cliff Guffey.
02/15/2012 - In a meeting with the APWU on Feb. 13, postal officials notified the APWU that they plan to begin consolidating mail processing facilities as soon as the moratorium on consolidations ends. The moratorium is set to expire on May 15.