Congress Must Save Postal Service

Testifying before a Senate panel on Sept. 6, APWU President Cliff Guffey urged Congress to take action to prevent a collapse of the Postal Service, and he denounced USPS proposals to abrogate the union’s Collective Bargaining Agreement.

USPS Seeks Legislation To Allow Layoffs, End Federal Benefits

APWU President Cliff Guffey has condemned Postal Service legislative proposals that would permit the USPS to layoff 120,000 employees and remove postal workers from the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and from federal retirement programs.

APWU Vows to Fight to Keep Offices Open

“The American Postal Workers Union will stand with our neighbors to demand that post offices, stations, and branches remain open — and expand the services they offer — wherever they are needed,” APWU President Cliff Guffey said.

Postal Jobs, Pay, Benefits Threatened by Congress

The Postal Service is in danger of financial collapse, and could close its doors as early as July 2012. 

A Reckless Attack On Postal Services, Postal Employees

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the powerful chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, has introduced a bill, H.R. 2309, that is “a reckless assault on postal workers and the Postal Service,” said APWU President Cliff Guffey.