Briefing: Why We Need the Postal Service

Legislative & Political Director Judy Beard appeared on a panel convened by the Institute for Policy Studies. The group explained why we need to save the Postal Service from this immediate threat — and support innovations like postal banking...

Twenty Questions for 2020

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  1. What is postal banking? It’s the provision of basic financial services through the USPS, ranging from check cashing to savings accounts, to...

Activists Push for Cleveland Pilot Program

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)    On May 30, postal workers in Cleveland, OH had a special delivery for Postmaster General (PMG) Megan Brennan. Joined by Representative Marcy Kaptur...

Advocating for Postal Banking in the U.S. and Canada

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) As was previously reported in the American Postal Worker, the Canadian government forced striking Canadian Union of Postal Workers back to work at...

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...

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