Congressman Carter Calls for Post Office Closings Review

Carter Calls for Post Office Closings Review (Washington, DC) – Congressman John Carter is asking the U.S. Post Office for a review of the considerations used in determining which post offices to close in the agency’s cost-cutting decisions this month. “We fully recognize that bringing federal spending under control requires difficult decisions and sacrifice,” says […]

USPS Celebrates Alabama’s 14th Football National Championship

Alabama Championship collectible commemorative envelopes Alabama District – USPS In celebration of the University of Alabama’s 14th National Football Championship, the USPS Alabama District will have available in select offices in Alabama on January 27 the limited edition Alabama Championship collectible commemorative envelopes for $10 each and double matted art (suitable for framing) for $25 […]

Thurgood Marshall, Jr. Elected Chairman of USPS Board of Governors

At yesterday’s meeting of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, Thurgood Marshall, Jr., was elected chairman and Mickey D. Barnett was elected vice chairman. Marshall, the Board’s current vice chairman, will succeed Chairman Louis J. Giuliano, who has served as chairman since January 2010 and will continue to serve as a governor. Marshall and […]

Battle Over USPS Future Enters Critical Period

Battle Over USPS Future Enters Critical Period Union Launches Petition Drive to Protect Post Offices, Mail Processing Centers, Service Standards The battle over the future of the Postal Service — and our jobs — has reached a critical stage: Key senators are meeting behind closed doors in an effort to produce a compromise bill to […]

USPS to Sell 2011 White Christmas Ornament

United States Postal Service to Sell 2011 White House Ornament WASHINGTON — The Postal Service has teamed with one of the nation’s leading companies producing decorative and commercial products to sell the 2011 White House Holiday Ornament at approximately 7,000 Post Offices across the country. ChemArt of Lincoln, RI, has been the sole manufacturer of […]

Letter Carriers Bring in Top Financial and Policy Experts to Advise upon Postal Reforms

Letter Carriers Bring in Top Financial and Policy Experts to Advise upon Postal Reforms Aim is to Continue High Quality Universal Postal Service and Middle-Class Jobs WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) today announced the retention of investment bank Lazard Group, LLC and former assistant to President Barack […]

Unions and Veterans Tell House Panel To Vote No

The APWU has united with a prominent veterans’ organization and other postal unions to urge members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to vote no on H.R. 2309 when the committee deliberates on Oct. 13. [Click here for live Webcast – committee deliberations begin at 10:30 a.m.] The bill would force the […]

Save America’s Postal Service

On Sept. 27, members of the Postal Service’s four employee unions will join forces with members of our communities to send a message to the nation and Congress through informational rallies at the home office of each member of the House of Representatives, to thank those members who have signed on as co-sponsors of H.R. […]