Monthly Archives: September 2014

Postal Union Wins Staffing Arbitration

The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) won an arbitration ruling preserving union jobs at post offices with reduced hours, a move expected to create as many as 9,000 new union jobs http://www.apwu.org/news/web-news-article/apwu-wins-major-victory-staffing-%E2%80%98postplan%E2%80%99-offices. This ruling comes two years after the labor … Continue reading

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Postal Observers Must Shed Private Sector Myopia

Commercial elites in this country want to have it both ways. They’d like the USPS to (once again) become a profit-making institution because they feel that’s probably may be the best way to preserve the system. But they still want … Continue reading

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USPS Seems Intent on Killing Itself, Slighting Minorities

The U.S. Postal Service seems hell-bent on degrading and destroying itself as it paves the way for what some hope will become its eventual privatization. In so doing the USPS appears tone-deaf to fulfilling its constitutionally mandated obligation to provide … Continue reading

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