"... When APWU President Cliff Guffey appeared on “The Ed Show” on MSNBC on Sept. 27, he got an enthusiastic introduction from the host, Ed Schultz. ..."Reference: www.apwu.org
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
"... Guffey’s letter said, “In fact, there is no law requiring other agencies or private companies to pre-fund the health care benefits of future retirees.” Without these payments, the Postal Service would have accumulated a surplus over the past four fiscal years, he noted. ..."Reference: www.apwu.org
Monday, September 26, 2011
"... gearing up for the nationwide day of action to Save America’s Postal Service on Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., at locations across the country.
Save America's Postal Service Sept. 27 Day of Action Get Involved!
Together, the APWU and the National Association of Letter Carriers, the National Postal Mail Handlers Union and the National Rural Letter Carriers Association will rally in every congressional district in the country to tell the real story about the Postal Service’s financial crisis and to build support for legislation that would restore financial stability to the Postal Service.
At the rallies on Sept. 27, the unions will be asking legislators to co-sponsor to H.R. 1351, which was introduced by Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA). Where lawmakers have already signed on, the rallies will thank them for their support and ask them to pledge to do everything in their power to ensure its passage. ..."
Saturday, September 24, 2011
Postal unions to stage nationwide gatherings to shed light on legislation affecting USPS's financial future
"... The resolution (H.R. 1351) would allow the Postal Service to tap into billions of dollars of pension overpayments to bolster the service's financial standing. ..."Reference: www.greenbaypressgazette.com
Friday, September 23, 2011
"... He said: “By working with the U.S. Postal Service, The UPS Store franchise network now provides one convenient destination for the small business community to effectively and efficiently communicate with their target audiences.” ..."Reference: postandparcel.info
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
"...Kowalski asked residents to install curbside mailboxes within 30 days. However, when reached Tuesday, a Postal Service employee said to do so is not mandatory...."Reference: journalstar.com
"... Postal Service is actively looking into opportunities to increase efficiency by consolidating mail processing operations, allowing us to make better use of our resources. Area Mail Processing is a key element of this important effort. ..."Reference: usps.com
"...on Wall Triana Highway in Huntsville. This processing plant keeps food on the table for 210 Valley workers. It's already being downsized from the last round of cuts. ..."Reference: www.waff.com
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
"... The White House also, for the first time, came out strongly against any efforts to allow the postal agency to void union contracts to lay off 120,000 postal workers, as proposed by the Postal Service in its own cost-cutting plans. ..."Reference: cnn.com
Monday, September 19, 2011
"...Building on the success of its iPhone, Android, and smart phone apps, the Postal Service expects the expanded service to be available this week. With this new app, BlackBerry users will be able to track and confirm package delivery, locate nearby Post Offices and find a ZIP Code. ..."Reference: usps.gov
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Saturday, September 17, 2011
list of Area Mail Processing Feasibility Studies for closure or consolidation of Mail Processing Facilities
This is the list of Area Mail Processing Feasibility Studies for closure or consolidation of Mail Processing Facilities. The Postal Service plans to conduct the studies at the sites listed in the attachment.Reference: Historical Educational Document Archive
Thursday, September 15, 2011
"...In order to process mail with fewer facilities, first-class delivery would slow to two to three days instead of one day. The postal service would ..."Reference: wsj.com
Monday, September 12, 2011
"... The USPS has a far better claim to federal support than banking or General Motors ever did. At a time when public services are under assault, we must recognize the importance and the necessity of the Postal Service to our economy, and to the maintenance of our democracy. ..."Reference: www.nwherald.com
Friday, September 9, 2011
"... The postal worker immediately called police. Moments later, Danville Police surrounded the residence and a brief standoff ensued ..."Reference: www.kentucky.com
Friday, September 2, 2011
"...MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An industrial area in Mobile Bay is getting something it's never had before: Mail service. ..."Reference: www.chron.com