APWU Executive Board Endorsement of Joe Biden

Can we edit the APWU Executive Board’s Endorsement of Joe Biden for President to read: “If you vote for Donald Trump and he is re-elected, enjoy the last days of your job as you know it. Be prepared for an uncertain future in regards to pension and benefits. In short DONALD TRUMP IS NO FRIEND…

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USPS Flag Notice: Honoring coronavirus victims, Memorial Day

On May 21, President Trump ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset Sunday, May 24. Additionally, there are flag requirements for Memorial Day, which is Monday, May 25. Postal Service facilities that are open on the holiday must fly the…

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USPS: Carrier’s kindness recognized in presidential ceremony

How many journeys to the White House start with a roll of toilet paper? That’s exactly what led Cincinnati Letter Carrier Kyle West — now known to millions as “Mailman Kyle” — to the Blue Room on May 1 to receive praise from President Donald Trump during a recognition ceremony dubbed “Hard Work, Heroism and…

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APWU Response to President Trump’s remarks on blocking coronavirus aid for USPS

APWU Web News Article – April 24, 2020 President Trump’s shameful comments today that the Postal Service “is a joke” and that USPS “should raise package prices four to five times” current levels is no laughing matter to the American people. His comments are an insult to the forty-four postal workers who have died carrying…

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Can I Get An Amen From The Choir

Donald Trump refuses to even release the $10 Billion Loan to the USPS and is on record as saying he will never sign a bill providing money to bailing out the USPS. His reason being that he believes the Postal Service should increase pricing four fold on Amazon. This would eliminate free shipping as well…

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President Trump nominates Donald Lee Moak, of Florida, to be a Governor of the USPS

President Trump has nominated Donald Lee Moak, a Florida resident, to be a member of the USPS Board of Governors. Moak, formerly president of the Air Line Pilots Association, is founder and chief executive officer of the Moak Group, a public affairs firm. The nomination will be for the remainder of a seven-year term expiring…

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USPS to self-declare international rates in 2020

The Universal Postal Union’s member nations agreed Sept. 25 to improve its payment system for the international exchange of Letter Post Packets. The international organization, also known as the UPU, has established a system that determines the amount a country will be paid for delivering international Letter Post products that originate in another country. This…

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