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...

New Yorkers Petition for Postal Banking

On October 16, APWU members and retirees, our sister postal unions, community leaders and allies filled the Hunts Point Post Office in the Bronx, NY to deliver a petition of more than 5,300 signatures to Bronx Postmaster Scott Farrar, calling for...

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