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APWU Web News Article 72-2012

APWU Seeks to Stop Consolidations Until PRC Issues Opinion

06/08/2012 - The APWU assailed a “modified” USPS consolidation plan at a hearing before the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) on June 7, and notified the panel that the union will file a complaint seeking to stop the Postal Service from consolidating mail processing facilities and reducing service until after the PRC issues an advisory opinion on the plan.

APWU Web News Article 61-2012

Urgent Call to Action:

Contact Members of Congress During Memorial Day Recess

05/21/2012 - The APWU and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) are asking their locals and state organizations to meet with their U.S. representatives at their district offices during the Memorial Day congressional recess, May 21 to May 29, to urge them to act now to save the Postal Service from financial collapse.

APWU News Bulletin

Modified' Consolidation Plan Is More of the Same

Union Members Must Fight Back, House Must Act Now

05/17/2012 - USPS management announced on May 17 that it would begin implementing a “modified” consolidation plan immediately, but the "new" plan employs the same essential strategy as the old plan: Impose drastic cuts to service and the mail processing network, and eliminate tens of thousands of jobs. 

APWU Web News Article 40-2012

Senate May Consider Amendments to Postal Bill

04/19/2012 - The Senate could begin consideration of amendments to S. 1789, the 21st Century Postal Service Act, on April 19. Seventy-nine amendments were filed as of a 1 p.m. deadline on April 18, and they run the gamut from provisions that would eliminate workers’ protection against layoffs, to language that would extend the moratorium on consolidations, to provisions to protect the benefits of injured workers.