APWU Launches New TV Ad – “We Deliver Almost Anything”

04/12/2019 – The APWU continues our offensive against the White House proposals to sell the Postal Service to private corporations. The lighthearted video makes a crucial point – of all the many things the Postal Service will accept from the public, tax dollars are not one of them. The video advertisement release is in coordination…

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PMG addresses customer service, other topics in “Business Focus” video

The importance of delivering excellent customer service is discussed by Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan in her latest “Business Focus” video. “We’re a service organization, and to attract and retain customers and generate profitable revenue, we need to continue to improve the customer experience,” she says. Brennan encourages employees to deliver excellent experiences wherever they…

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Join Us on April 15 for the APWU’s Tax Day of Action!

03/29/2019 – On Apr. 15, postal workers are letting the public know that the Postal Service operates with NO tax dollars. Contact your local or state officers to find out how you can participate! If there isn’t a Tax Day event in your area, do a digital action by sharing a social media post by…

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Postal Employees and Retirees See Threats to Pay and Benefits in White House Budget

03/29/2019 – The White House released its plans for the fiscal year 2020 budget this month. It once again attacks workers, calling for deep cuts to salaries, retirement and health benefits. It also echoes parts of the Postal Task Force December 2018 report that calls for the elimination of union negotiated collective bargaining rights over…

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Privatization: A real threat to the USPS employee

The United States Postal Service first began moving the mail on July 26, 1775. The Service was created a year before the Thirteen Colonies proclaimed their independence in 1776 as the United States of America. The employees of the US Postal Service have been sorting and delivering the mail to the citizens of the United…

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UPMA: Overview of Senate HSGA hearing on Postal Reform

Overview of Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs hearing on Postal Reform By Frank Augustosky – 03/15/19 The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs held a hearing on Tuesday, March 12 to address “A Path to Sustainability: Recommendations from the President’s Task Force on the United States Postal Service.” Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI)…

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Senators Peters, Moran Reintroduce Bipartisan Resolution Opposing Privatization of the USPS

Press Release – March 7, 2019 Peters, Moran Reintroduce Bipartisan Resolution Opposing Privatization of the United States Postal Service WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, and Jerry Moran (R-KS) today led 23 of their Senate colleagues to reintroduce a bipartisan resolution opposing privatization…

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Senate Hearing on Postal Task Force – March 12, 2019

A Path to Sustainability: Recommendations from the President’s Task Force on the United States Postal Service Full Committee Hearing March 12, 2019 02:30 PM Location: SD-342, Dirksen Senate Office Building Witnesses Panel I Gary Grippo Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public Finance U.S. Department of the Treasury The Honorable Robert G. Taub Chairman Postal Regulatory Commission…

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