PRC Order Granting USPS Motion to Dismiss Appeal of North Platte PO Relocation

DISSENTING OPINION OF COMMISSIONER RUTH Y. GOLDWAY June 18, 2015 This matter involves the closure of a main post office located squarely in a municipal downtown, and the planned substitution of window and post office box services added to an existing mail processing facility on the outskirts of the city. I dissent from the Commission…

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Jim Hightower (audio): Stop Postal executives from destroying our Postal Service

By Jim Hightower – June 15, 2015 When a big-name retailer finds its sales in a slow downward spiral, the geniuses in the executive suite often try to keep their profits up by cheapening their product and delivering less to customers. To see how well this strategy works, look no further than the declining sales…

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APWU to Detail Its Meeting With FTC Legal Team Reviewing Staples/Office Depot Merger

APWU to Hold Briefing Immediately Following June 19 Office Depot Shareholders Meeting: Why Federal Regulators Should Block The Staples/Office Depot Merger Union to Detail – for the First Time – Its Meeting With FTC Legal Team Reviewing Merger For Immediate Release 06/18/2015 – BOCA RATON – The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) will hold a…

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Video: Congressman Chaka Fattah Offers Amendment To Restore Postal Service Standards

Published on Jun 17, 2015 Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) offered an amendment during the committee markup of the FY 2016 Financial Service and General Government Appropriations Bill. The amendment, which passed 26-23, will require the Postal Service to maintain and comply with more reliable mail service standards (specifically the service standards as they were on…

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APWU: House Committee Approves Amendment To Restore Postal Service Standards

Web News Article #: 128-2015 06/17/2015 – The House Appropriations Committee approved an amendment to restore postal service standards on June 17, in a bipartisan vote, 26-23. Six Republicans joined all of the committee’s Democrats to endorse the measure, which was introduced by Rep. Chakah Fattah (D-PA). The legislation would rescind the lower service standards…

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Customer Care Centers

Background Residential and business customers contact the U.S. Postal Service through various toll-free telephone numbers for information on hours, prices, service issues, or other postal-related inquiries. These numbers received over 52 million calls in fiscal year (FY) 2014, 16 million of which were routed to the four Postal Service Customer Care Centers (Care Centers). The…

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