New Ad Against The Sale of the Public Postal Service

11/15/2018 – Watch the new advertisement below produced by the American Postal Workers Union and the National Association of Letter Carriers against the White House’s proposal to sell the postal service to private corporations. See:

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USPS OIG Report: Operational Window Change Savings

Objective The objective of our audit was to determine if the Postal Service achieved its projected savings for the Operational Window Change (OWC). On January 5, 2015, the Postal Service revised its First-Class Mail (FCM) service standards, eliminating single-piece overnight FCM service and shifting some mail from a 2-day to a 3-day service standard. These…

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APWU: Thousands Proclaim the ‘U.S. Mail is Not for Sale”

Yesterday, Oct. 8, thousands of postal workers and supporters participated in over a hundred rallies across the country to proclaim that the U.S. Mail Is Not For Sale! This National Day of Action was sponsored jointly by the four postal unions. “The Postal Service belongs to the people,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “The last…

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USPS OIG: Emergency Suspension Process

In the last several months we’ve seen a lot of post offices suspend operations due to extreme weather. But natural disasters aren’t the only reason for emergency suspensions. U.S. Postal Service district managers may also suspend the operations of any post office, station, or branch under its jurisdiction for: Termination of a lease or rental…

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APWU Update: Confirmed Rallies for National Day of Action on October 8

09/28/2018 – Privatizers – those who want to sell the public postal service to private corporations – are hard at work. Together we can stop them in their tracks. Get ready to hit the streets with our sister postal unions, family, friends, and community allies to Save Our Service. Rallies will take place at many…

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USPS OIG Report: Emergency Suspension Process

Objective Our objective was to assess whether emergency suspensions of Postal Service facilities in the Eastern Area are executed in compliance with policies and procedures, including actions taken to reopen or discontinue facilities. District managers may suspend the operations of any post office, classified station, or branch under its jurisdiction for the following reasons: a…

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APWU: National Day of Action on October 8

09/17/2018 – Privatizers – those who want to sell the public postal service to private corporations – are hard at work. Together we can stop them in their tracks. Get ready to hit the streets with our sister postal unions, family, friends, and community allies to Save Our Service. Rallies will take place at many…

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