USPS responds to Senator Manchin regarding Postal Service operations

Via APWU Member Frank Bollinger: The USPS sent out a letter response to Senator Manchin blaming the Appalachian District for jumping the gun on the hours changes. Well that would mean that South Jersey District and a few other “jumped the gun” too in contrast to HQ’s orders. We all know Districts don’t have the…

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PMG DeJoy issues statement on operational excellence

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy issued a statement July 27 on the Postal Service’s efforts to achieve operational excellence and financial stability. “The Postal Service is in a financially unsustainable position, stemming from substantial declines in mail volume and a broken business model,” DeJoy writes. “We are currently unable to balance our costs with available funding…

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UPMA President: If you must delay mail – REPORT IT!!

July 17, 2020 Greetings everyone! Hopefully, all of you have received the word and the hard copy correspondence from USPS Headquarters that the Memorandums of Understanding that were in place with all of the unions that were set to expire this week, have all been extended through September 25th. The agreement that we had reached…

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USPS Plans for Reduction of AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100 and FSS

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, June 26, 2020 To: APWU National Officers Subject: First Notice for USPS Plan Reduction for AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100 and FSS and Second Notice for AFCS Replacement APWU President Mark Dimondstein was notified of a reduction in letter and flat mail volume via a general correspondence dated 6/17/2020, received with…

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For Sale: The Post Office

WASHINGTON (June 29, 2020) – Lawmakers and government officials continue to debate the United States Postal Service (USPS) and its funding and viability as a public agency. The R Street Institute’s latest policy short explains the multi-billion-dollar portfolio of property held by the USPS and how divesting such properties could benefit the agency, which is…

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