Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Following strong resistance from the APWU - and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) - USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations.

Organizing to Save Your Local Post Office

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine) By Executive Vice President Debby Szeredy Picture this scenario… your manager posts a formal notification stating the USPS’ intention to move your...

OIG Recommends Putting a Hold on Plant Closures

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) APWU predictions that lower service standards would wreak havoc on mail delivery were substantiated in a “Management Alert” issued by the USPS...

Inspector General Slams USPS on Property Sales, Leases

Berkeley residents have stopped the sale of the historical post office - for now.  (This article first appeared in the July-August 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) In April, the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a...

Hocking Our Heritage – At a Discount

Murals depicting our nation's heritage grace the lobbies of many post offices. Here is Stagecouch, Overland Express and Riverboat Carrying U.S. Mail, by Valdimir Rousseff, which has been displayed in the Reedly, CA, Main Post Office since 1935.  (...

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