The Postal Wire


Postal News Roundup

Too Many Giant Mergers
“The trend toward bigger mergers can and should be stopped,” APWU President Mark Dimondstein writes in a letter to the New York Times. “Blocking the Staples/Office Depot deal is the right place to start.”

It’s Expensive to Be Poor
Senator Elizabeth Warren [and others], have recommended bringing the US Postal Service — an institution with a presence in every zip code — back into basic banking, something it did until 1967.

Youngstown Mail-Processing Center Still Processing
American Postal Workers Union Local 443 President Jim Varner remains optimistic about the Youngstown mail-processing center operations.