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April 23, 2014 (Media Advisory) [HTML]

  • Postal Workers to Protest Privatization
    At More than 50 Staples Stores in 27 States on April 24
    Message to Staples: The U.S. Mail Is Not for Sale

April 23, 2014 [PDF]

  • Stop Staples – In Depth:
    Background information on APWU’s campaign against the Postal Service’s sweetheart deal with Staples that is moving mail service into Staples stores.

April 4, 2014 (Media Advisory for Saturday, April 5) [HTML]

  • Hundreds of Chicago Postal Workers, Joined by Labor and Community Activists,
    Protest Outsourcing of U.S. Post Office Services to Staples 
    Message to Staples: Staff Postal Counters with Postal Employees

March 6, 2014

  • APWU Statement on Staples’ Decision to Close 225 Stores: [HTML] | PDF
    Further Proof That It’s a Bad Idea to Move U.S Post Offices into Staples Stores

Nov. 15, 2013

  • APWU President Dimondstein: ‘Don’t Believe the Type’ [HTML] | PDF

Nov. 7, 2013

  • At Swearing-In, APWU’s New President [HTML]
    Calls for ‘Grand Alliance’ to Save Postal Service

Oct. 9, 2013

  • In Upset, Postal Workers Elect New Union President [HTML | PDF]
    Mark Dimondstein Promises ‘New Direction’

Aug. 20, 2013

  • APWU Opposes USPS Healthcare Proposal [HTML | PDF]

May 28, 2013

  • Federal Government Loots USPS; Nobody Seems to Notice [HTML]

April 10, 2013

  • ‘Congress is Killing the Postal Service,’ Guffey Declares [HTML]

March 27, 2013

  • APWU Denounces USPS Plan
    To Accelerate Closure of Mail Processing Plants [HTML | PDF]

Feb. 13, 2013

  • Congress Must Act Now to Save USPS, Guffey Tells Senators [HTML]

Feb. 6, 2013

  • APWU Condemns USPS Plans to Cut Service [HTML]
    Dismantling Postal Service Will Not Save It

July 30, 2012

  • USPS Default Could Have Been Avoided [HTML | PDF]

May 11, 2012

  • APWU Urges House:
    Address Postal Reform Now, Start With Senate Bill [HTML | PDF]

May 10, 2012

  • APWU Statement on USPS Announcement
    About Rural Post Offices [HTML | PDF]

April 16, 2012

  • Postal Unions to Conduct Rallies
    And Informational Leafletting April 17 [HTML | PDF]

March 26, 2012

  • USPS Explanation of Secret Study
    Is Misleading, Inaccurate, Union Charges [HTML | PDF]

March 13, 2012

  • APWU Launches Next Phase of Television Ad Campaign [HTML | PDF]

Dec. 5, 2011

  • USPS Plan Will Hasten Demise of a Still-Vital Institution [HTML | PDF]
    Degrading Mail Service Will Hurt, Not Help, USPS

Sept. 19, 2011

  • Postal Unions Launch New Ad Campaign HTML | PDF
    Take Aim at Unfair Financial Burdens Imposed by Congress

June 22, 2011

  • APWU President: ‘We Will Take Every Step Necessary
    To Ensure Retirement Benefits Are Protected’ HTML | PDF

May 23, 2011

  • APWU, USPS Sign New Contract HTML | PDF

May 12, 2011

  • Postal Workers Ratify Contract HTML | PDF

March 14, 2011

  • APWU, USPS Reach Tentative Agreement on New Contract HTML | PDF

March 10, 2011

  • Guffey: Governor’s Attack on Wisconsin Workers
    Must Serve as a Wake-Up Call HTML | PDF

Nov. 20, 2010

  • Postal Workers’ Contract Extended to Nov. 23; Talks Continue HTML | PDF

Oct. 15, 2010

  • Guffey Elected APWU President, Bell Wins as VP HTML | PDF

Sept. 8, 2010

  • Union Denounces USPS Attempts to 'Work the Refs';
    Says Contract Negotiations Are Ill-Served by Public Misstatements HTML | PDF

Sept. 1, 2010

  • Contract Negotiations Begin Between
    U.S. Postal Service and American Postal Workers Union HTML | PDF

Aug. 22, 2010

  • Postal Workers Rally to Save Saturday Mail Service;
    Union Members to Protest USPS Plans to End Six-Day Delivery HTML | PDF

April 23, 2010

  • Postal Union President to Retire at End of Term HTML | PDF

March 18, 2010

  • APWU Denounces Five-Day Mail Delivery,
    Urges Congress to Correct Pre-Funding Requirement HTML | PDF

March 3, 2010

  • Union Rejects USPS Call
    For Five-Day Delivery, New Business Model HTML | PDF

Sept. 22, 2009

  • Facts & Fiction on the US Postal Service - #2 HTML | PDF

Aug. 26, 2009

  • Union Mourns of Loss of Senator Kennedy HTML | PDF

Aug. 19, 2009

  • Facts & Fiction on the US Postal Service | PDF

June 19, 2009

  • APWU Endorses Trumka for AFL-CIO President HTML | PDF

Aug. 21, 2008

  • American Postal Workers Union to Picket ‘USPS Partner’
    With Corporate Name That Plays on Offensive Stereotype HTML | PDF

April 16, 2008

  • Union’s Big Contribution Helps Save Small-Town Post Office HTML | PDF

April 9, 2008

  • Postal Workers Union Endorses Sen. Barack Obama HTML | PDF

Oct. 17, 2007

  • William Burrus Re-Elected APWU President
    Union Leader to Begin His Third Term HTML | PDF

Feb. 26, 2007

  • APWU Prevails, Commission Limits Postage Increase HTML | PDF

Aug. 17, 2006

In Major Philadelphia Rally Postal Workers
Warn Against USPS Attacks on Mail Service;
3,000 Expected To Rally Today At 30th & Market St Post Office | PDF

July 31, 2006

  • Postal Workers Warn of Service Delays Under USPS ‘Consolidation’ Plan
    Postal Service Forced To Disclose Plans Targeting 139 Facilities HTML | PDF

April 21, 2005

  • APWU ‘Troubled’ by USPS Request
    For Postage Rate Increase | PDF

April 14, 2005

  • Warnings About Proposed
    Postage Increase Overlook a Simple Truth | PDF

Nov. 15, 2004

  • Burrus Sworn In to Second Term as APWU President | PDF

Aug. 26, 2004

  • American Postal Workers Union Endorses Kerry/Edwards Ticket | PDF

Aug. 24, 2004

  • Postal Workers Support L.A. Hotel & Restaurant Employees Union Workers | PDF

June 2, 2004

  • APWU Statement on Mark-up of Senate Postal Reform Bill (S. 2468) | PDF

May 21, 2004

  • APWU Statement on Introduction of Senate Postal Reform Bill (S. 2468) | PDF

May 12, 2004

  • APWU Praises House Committee's Postal Reform Bill; Union 'Very Concerned' About Pending Senate Action | PDF

Feb. 5, 2004

  • Union Condemns USPS, Administration for Silence About Nov. 2003 Ricin Incident | PDF

Sept. 5, 2003

  • Moe Biller, 1915 – 2003, President Emeritus, American Postal Workers Union | PDF

July 31, 2003

  • Postal Commission Report Serves Advertising Mailers at Public’s Expense, APWU President Charges; Burrus Calls Recommendations 'Seriously Flawed' | PDF

May 19, 2003

  • Postal Workers Were Denied Right to Make Informed Decisions, APWU President Tells House Subcommittee | PDF

April 29, 2003

  • Collective Bargaining is ‘Alive and Well,’ APWU President Tells Postal Commission | PDF

April 18, 2003

  • APWU Applauds Passage of CSRS Funding Reform Legislation | PDF

Feb. 20, 2003

  • APWU President Testifies before President’s Commission on the U.S. Postal Service; APWU Criticizes Subsidies for Big Mailers| PDF

May 13, 2002

  • Don’t Fix What’s Not Broken; Huge Subsidies for Mailing Industry are Real Cause of USPS Financial Mess | PDF

Jan. 31, 2002

  • Former USPS Official Decries Bulk Mail Discounts; Stamps Could Be Cheaper Without Giveaway to Big Business | PDF

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