01/24/2011 - The union is “deeply disappointed” by the Postal Service’s announcement — via the Wall Street Journal — that it plans to close as many as 2,000 post offices beginning in March, APWU President Cliff Guffey said Monday.
12/17/2010 - Union officials in locales where managers are balking at implementing the moratorium on excessing that was announced on Dec. 15 will be pleased to see an e-mail message from a headquarters-level manager notifying Area-level officials of the agreement.
08/16/2010 - The APWU is asking union members to boycott USPS “Voice of the Employee” surveys in order to prevent management from manipulating the results to undercut the union during upcoming contract negotiations.
03/11/2010 - Echoing recommendations made by the APWU, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) said March 10 that the Postal Service should give residents more notice when it plans to close stations or branches,
01/29/2010 - The USPS announced Jan. 29 that the list of stations and branches being considered for closure has been reduced to 162, six less than the last update on Dec. 15. The Postal Service cautioned again that the list does not represent a final decision on which locations would be closed.
11/20/2009 - The USPS announced Nov. 20 that it has reduced the list of stations and branches under consideration for closure to 241 [list] (from 371 in early October) but warned that the new list does not represent a final decision on consolidation, adding that, “To date, no facility-specific final decisions have been made.”