APWU: Tell PMG, BOG: Stop Delaying America’s Mail! – Postal Unions Call for National Day of Action Nov. 14

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Web News Article #: 186-2014 10/16/2014 – The four postal unions are calling for a National Day of Action on Nov. 14 to send a message to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the USPS Board of Governors: Stop Delaying America’s Mail! “The Postmaster General is poised to make devastating cuts in service to the American…

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APWU e-Team News Update – October 24, 2014

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Get involved before it is too late – Election Day is around the corner! Election Day is just two weeks away and in several states, the polls are already open. In many contests, the margin of victory is expected to be extremely small. Control of the United States Senate and many governorships will hinge on…

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USPS: This is our future – PMG discusses Election Mail, packages in latest video

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The Postal Service will be ready for the surge in election-related mail during the next two weeks, PMG Pat Donahoe says in his latest video message to employees. “We can expect to see heavy volume right up until Election Day. So we’ve got to stay with it,” Donahoe says. It’s especially important to meet the…

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Postal Service gets green light to test grocery delivery

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The Postal Service now has approval for a pilot program to deliver groceries and packaged food, according to an Oct. 23 decision by the Postal Regulatory Commission. The Postal Service had asked to test out a concept it called “customized delivery” in which the agency receives freezer bags filled with foods or other packaged goods…

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APWU to Harvard President: Stop Staples Deal or Quit Board

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Web News Article #: 189-2014 10/22/2014 – The APWU has placed a full-page ad in The Harvard Crimson calling on Harvard University President Drew Faust “to do the right thing or resign.” The right course of action, the ad says, is for Dr. Faust to use her influence to end the no-bid deal between the office-supply…

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USPS to deliver packages on Sundays in Spring Grove, Illinois

SPRING GROVE, Illinois – Online shopping on sites such as Amazon has led to the U.S. Postal Service delivering packages to a growing number of towns – including Spring Grove – on Sundays. The expanded delivery will start this Sunday, according to a news release from the U.S. Postal Service, which asked residents to make sure walkways…

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APWU: A Poem for Nov 14th

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  Paul Felton, Retiree Chapter 480-481, has written this poem for our National Day of Action on Nov. 14, 2014 It’s time for us to take a stand Postal Workers throughout the land With all 4 unions acting as one Fighting the bosses who would run The Postal Service into the ground With practices that…

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