Veterans' Day Observed on Saturday November 11: Postal Retail and Delivery Closed

Each year, Veterans' Day is celebrated on Nov. 11. For 2017, the holiday falls on a Saturday.  There has been some confusion about when the Postal Service will observe the holiday because it has a six “business” day week. For clarification, USPS...

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...

Address Postal Reform Now, Start With Senate Bill

As the May 15 expiration of a moratorium on the closure of post offices and mail processing facilities approaches, the APWU is urging the House of Representatives to address postal reform immediately, and to use the Senate bill as a starting point.

Senate Approves Postal Bill, Action Now Moves to House

The Senate passed an amended version of the 21st Century Postal Service Act (S. 1789) on April 25, and legislative action on postal reform will now move to the House of Representatives.

USPS Hasn’t Considered Combined Effect of Proposed Changes

In response to a motion filed by the APWU, the Postal Service admitted March 9 that it has not considered the combined effect of several of its major proposals.