NPMHU: Postal Unions Prepare for National Day of Action – November 14, 2014

(November 3, 2014) On November 14, postal workers across the country will send an urgent message to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the USPS Board of Governors: Stop Delaying America’s Mail! The four postal unions, the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU), American Postal Workers Union (APWU), National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), and National…

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It takes a Village Post Office, but for what?

Almost every day over the past year, there’s been a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new Village Post Office. There are hundreds of stories in local newspapers about these grand openings. The Postal Service clearly thinks that Village Post Offices play an important role in its vision of the future. But it’s…

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2015 Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated October 31, 2014

Date Changes (New Dates in Red have been pushed forward, all other New Dates have been pushed back) De-Activation Activation Mail Move Original Date New Date Madison P&DF Milwaukee P&DC O-Letter 1/10/2015 1/5/2015 Madison P&DF Milwaukee P&DC O-Flat 1/10/2015 1/5/2015 Wausau P&DF Green Bay P&DC D-Letter 4/18/2015 1/22/2015 Wausau P&DF Green Bay P&DC D-Flat 4/18/2015…

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Village Post Office to Open in Henry County – 72nd VPO in Greater Indiana District

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Mount Summit is a tiny town in Henry County with a population of about 350 and is about 40 minutes east of downtown Indianapolis. The novel “Raintree County” written by Indiana native Ross Lockridge helped put Henry County on the map in 1948. Raintree County was the fictional name for Henry County….

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(VIDEO) Dimondstein: Don’t Let Postmaster General Put USPS in a Museum

“Postmaster General Donahoe is implementing one of the greatest threats to the public Postal Service to date,” APWU President Mark Dimondstein says in a new video. Standing in front of the National Postal Museum, Dimondstein adds, “This is where Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe would permanently put the public Postal Service.” Dimondstein urges viewers to participate…

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