Category: Resources

Sunday deliveries bring changes, challenges for postal workers

reported by (WBIR) One of the oldest practices in US history is making some big changes. Customers are now receiving packages from the United States Postal Service on Sundays. During the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday season, the US Postal Service partnered with Amazon to bring customers deliveries all 7 days of the week. After […]

Should Postal Employees be Concerned?

An incoming Senate committee chairman’s views are sure to rile the federal workforce as reported by Joe Davidson in The Washington Post Ask Sen. Ron Johnson about federal employee priorities and the first thing he talks about is his concern that the government’s deficit spending will reach $127 trillion over 30 years. That’s the prism filtering the […]

9,000 Postal Service Jobs to become Union Jobs

By Josh Hicks, Washington Post  At least 9,000 U.S. Postal Service jobs will become union positions over the next three months due to an arbitration ruling this month that said post offices must use bargaining-unit employees at sites with reduced operating hours. Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg said in his decision that the postal service […]

On union’s push to save postal service

Danny Glover says, “I’m in” by: Teresa Albano, People’s World CHICAGO – At the recent national convention here of the American Postal Workers Union, actor Danny Glover delivered a speech, July 31, bringing tears to the eyes and postal workers to their feet. The son of two postal workers, Glover said his mother and father […]