USPS Releases New List Of Stations Targeted for Closure

The Postal Service announced Sept. 2 that it has reduced to 413 the number of stations and branches currently under consideration for closure.

APWU Spearheads Community Battles to Keep Retail Units Open

APWU members have been pressing the Postal Service for information about stations and branches targeted for closure, and rallying the support of communities, their legislators, and the media about USPS plans to shutter nearly 700 large post offices.

Burrus: ‘Short-Sighted’ Strategy Will Mean Long-Term Damage

In a follow-up to recent testimony before a House subcommittee, APWU President William Burrus explored alternatives to station-and-branch closures, which the Postal Service is planning in reaction to a severe financial crisis.

Acts of Surrender, With the Battle’s Outcome in Doubt

Closing stations and branches and reducing mail delivery to five days per week “will unquestionably have a negative effect on the postal monopoly,” APWU President William Burrus told a House subcommittee at a hearing July 30. Such actions “will...

Consolidating Stations

At a meeting at USPS Headquarters on June 23, the Postal Service briefed APWU officers of the Clerk, Maintenance, and Motor Vehicle Crafts [ PDF | Powerpoint presentation] about plans to consolidate operations in large stations and branches.