USPS Plan Will Hasten Demise Of a Still-Vital Institution

“The Postal Service plan will hasten the demise of the USPS,” APWU President Cliff Guffey said in response to the agency’s announcement that it would seek an advisory opinion from the Postal Regulatory Commission on plans to eliminate next-day...

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...