White House Targets Postal Workers

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  On Dec. 4, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department released the long-awaited report by the White House’s Task Force on the United States Postal...

New Yorkers Petition for Postal Banking

On October 16, APWU members and retirees, our sister postal unions, community leaders and allies filled the Hunts Point Post Office in the Bronx, NY to deliver a petition of more than 5,300 signatures to Bronx Postmaster Scott Farrar, calling for...

Major Victory For Expanded Postal Services

On Wednesday, July 18, the APWU and our allies won a big victory by defeating an attempt to prohibit the Postal Service from expanding financial services. In a vote on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, an amendment to a government...

Postal Banking is Successful Around the World - Could It Work Here?

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine) Postal services across the world provide tried and tested and successful models for postal banking, or the provision of financial services via the...

White House Plan to Privatize the Postal Service

The White House proposal on restructuring the federal government released today, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century,” delivered nothing but misinformation and, if implemented, would end regular mail and package services at an...

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