Union Challenges Proposed Changes to USPS Service Standards

The APWU is challenging proposed changes to USPS service standards that would result from a major reduction in the number of mail processing facilities.

OIG: USPS Fails to Justify 19 Types of ‘Worksharing’ Discounts for Big Mailers

In a report issued Dec. 23, 2010, the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG) echoed what the APWU has been saying for years: Worksharing discounts for large mailers mail are too high.

PRC Report Finds Excessive Postage Discounts

Confirming charges the APWU has made for more than a decade, the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) concluded on March 29 that the Postal Service grants excessive postage discounts to large mailers. The USPS suffered a loss of $3.8 billion in Fiscal...

Burrus Meets with Obama Transition Team

APWU President William Burrus met with Stephen Crawford, a member of President-Elect Obama’s Transition Team, at the union’s national headquarters on Dec. 8, where the two “engaged in a thoughtful conversation about the future of the U.S. Postal...