APWU members should get ready for a busy summer, union President Cliff Guffey said as the unofficial start of the season got underway. “We must continue to take our message to members of Congress and the American people,” he said.
Although the Senate passed a postal reform bill on April 25, the House of Representatives doesn’t seem to be in any hurry to address the Postal Service’s underlying problems, and management is about to embark on its plan to close and consolidate mail processing facilities.
“We have asked our members to reach out to their U.S. representatives and to explain the urgency of the situation,” Guffey said. “If the USPS degrades service standards and dismantles its mail processing network, it will cause irreparable harm to the nation’s mail system. Read the rest of this entry »