Major Victory For Expanded Postal Services

On Wednesday, July 18, the APWU and our allies won a big victory by defeating an attempt to prohibit the Postal Service from expanding financial services. In a vote on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, an amendment to a government...

Postal Banking is Successful Around the World - Could It Work Here?

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine) Postal services across the world provide tried and tested and successful models for postal banking, or the provision of financial services via the...

White House Plan to Privatize the Postal Service

The White House proposal on restructuring the federal government released today, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century,” delivered nothing but misinformation and, if implemented, would end regular mail and package services at an...

Is Free Checking a Thing of the Past?

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)  Bank of America, the country’s second largest bank, ended its popular free e-checking account and is now requiring customers to maintain a minimum...

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