Joint letter urges House leaders to prohibit Postal Service banking

CUNA joined other trade association in sending a letter to House leaders urging the adoption of Rep. Patrick McHenry’s (R-N.C.) amendment to the Financial Services and General Government (FSGG) appropriations bill to prohibit the U.S. Postal Service from providing banking services. Joining CUNA in the letter addressed to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Minority…

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USPS: Hatch Act education campaign continues

Postal Service employees are continuing to learn about the Hatch Act. The long-standing law prohibits postal and other federal employees from engaging in political activity while on duty, while wearing a uniform, while on federal property or while inside a federal vehicle. In a new message, USPS is highlighting the real-life case of “Sandy” —…

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APWU Looks to Address USPS Workforce Mix in Labor Talks

By Louis C. LaBrecque – June 22, 2018 A union that represents about 200,000 postal workers is looking in upcoming labor talks with the U.S. Postal Service to reduce the service’s reliance on non-career employees. That’s from Mark Dimondstein, president of the American Postal Workers Union. The union’s goals as it begins bargaining June 26…

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NALC’s statement on OMB’s proposal to privatize the Postal Service

June 21, 2018 NALC President Fredric Rolando criticized the Trump administration’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) proposal to privatize the United States Postal Service, which was released today. “This report takes direct aim at numerous agencies including USPS under the guise of reforming and restructuring for the 21st century,” President Rolando said. “The White…

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Statement by APWU President Dimondstein on White House Plan to Privatize the Postal Service

Web News Article #: 59-2018 06/21/2018 – The White House proposal on restructuring the federal government released today, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century,” delivered nothing but misinformation and, if implemented, would end regular mail and package services at an affordable cost to 157 million addresses every day. Furthermore, the White House plan is…

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USPS statement on Trump administration proposal to reorganize some federal agencies

The Postal Service has issued a statement regarding a Trump administration proposal to reorganize some federal agencies. The proposal, part of a report the administration released June 21, recommends restructuring and possibly privatizing USPS. “The consistent position of the Postal Service has been that our flawed business model is the root cause of our financial…

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