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Why we all need to care about the Postal Board of Governors

The Postal Service has a Board of Governors that is responsible for major decisions about the Postal Service’s operations, policies and expenditures. The Board’s responsibilities also include hiring and firing the Postmaster General.

Questions & Answers for the MOU, Re: Additional Function 1 Staffing

Questions & Answers for the MOU, Re: Additional Function 1 Staffing, dated December 24, 2020

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February ZOOM Trainings

The Research and Education Department is sponsoring a series of Zoom Trainings for local and state officers and shop stewards in February 2021.  The link to register is only being sent to local/state presidents. If an officer or steward wishes to...

In the face of an attempted Coup, Congress Certifies Presidential Election Results.

On January 6th and 7th, members of Congress carried out their Constitutional responsibility and certified the state-by-state election results of the 2020 presidential election. The path has now been cleared for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice...

Message from Legislative & Political Director Judy Beard

We have entered the new year and, with it, a flurry of Congressional activity.    Following the passage of H.R. 113, Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act on December 27th (which included funding for the Postal Service),...

A Step Forward on Postal Service's COVID-Relief

On December 27, 2020, after months of political gridlock, the President signed into law another sweeping COVID relief bill, which included vital funding for the Postal Service.  This bill will convert the $10 billion additional borrowing authority...

Major Agreement Reached on Function 1 “Mail Processing” Staffing

Postal Management and the American Postal Workers Union signed a major Memorandum of Understanding to help address the chronic understaffing at mail processing facilities throughout much of the country.