APWU Responds to USPS Notice on Retail Operations

In response to a USPS notice that “the Postal Service is considering consolidating operations in our larger stations and branches,” APWU President William Burrus has reminded management that a Memorandum of Understanding included in the 2006-2010...

APWU Donation to Save Small-Town Post Office

The APWU has given a one-of-a-kind gift to the people of McCausland, Iowa: a donation of $30,000 to help save their post office. The contribution will pay for renovations to a building the small town purchased in order to stave off threats by the...

Who Do You Believe?

There is an expression, “Who do you believe – your lying eyes or me?” Well, APWU union representatives are accustomed to managers being less than honest about their actions during Labor-Management meetings and at various steps of the grievance...

USPS Plays the Perception Game

On May 17, the Postal Service announced that it would begin implementing a “new” network consolidation plan. Unfortunately, the new plan is the same as the old plan. In February, the USPS announced that it had approved 223 mail processing facilities...

PRC Slams USPS Closure Plans

Echoing recommendations made by the APWU, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) sharply criticized USPS plans for closing stations and branches in an “advisory opinion” issued March 10. The Postal Service should give residents more notice when it...

Pages