Twenty-Two More U.S. Reps Sign Up as Sponsors of H.R. 22

April 23, 2009 Legislation that is desperately needed to save the Postal Service from a crushing financial crisis continues to garner support in the House of Representatives.   As of April 23, 274 members of Congress have signed on as co-sponsors of H.R. 22 [PDF], which would modify a provision of the 2006 postal […]

APWU-Led Consolidation Protests

April 20, 2009 Owners of small businesses, workers, and other concerned citizens continue to speak out at protests and at public meetings staged by the Postal Service to “share initial results” of Area Mail Processing studies. At one of the noisier of such gatherings, several business owners and public officials in Wilkes-Barre disagreed sharply with […]

APWU: ‘Summer Sale’ Will Discount Our Future

April 16, 2009 Burrus Update #05-09, April 15, 2009 In response to declining mail volume and deteriorating financial circumstances, the Postal Service has announced plans for new price incentives for major mailers. One proposal, which is designed to increase volume during the time of year when mail volume is typically lowest, is being called a […]

APWU Asks Members to Contact Congress

        Support Growing for H.R. 22 APWU Asks Members to Contact Congress (04/06/09) Legislation that would provide the Postal Service temporary relief from a crushing financial crisis is gaining wide support in Congress. More than half of the members of the House of Representatives have signed on as co-sponsors of H.R. 22, which […]

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