Price Cap's Significant Impact on the Clerk Craft

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Clerk Craft Directors  Any day now, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) will be making a decision on the postage price cap that will...

APWU Weighs In, Calling for an End to CPI Price Cap

The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) submitted comments before the March 20 deadline to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) for their ongoing “10 Year Rate System Review,” required by Congress in the 2006 Postal Accountability and Enhancement...

2-Cent Postage Cut is ‘Bad News’

A ruling by the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) that required the Postal Service to lower postage rates from 49 to 47 cents will “disrupt service and undermine a great national treasure,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “The decision is bad...

USPS Failed to Meet Service Targets in 2015, PRC Report Says

According to the Postal Regulatory Commission’s (PRC) Annual Compliance Determination Report (ACD), the Postal Service failed to meet the majority of service performance targets in fiscal year 2015. Service performance remains “substantially below...

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