PMG Donahoe: Post office closings to be spread out

Postmaster Patrick Donahoe On C-Span Newmakers The Senate passed legislation this week to preserve post office services as the agency faces financial problems.  The 37th Postmaster General, Patrick R. Donahoe, joins us this week on Newsmakers. He discusses the Senates bill, if and when it will move forward in the House and changes the agency […]

APWU: Although the Postal Reform Bill is Flawed -It’s better than the Original

APWU News Bulletin 12-2012, April 27, 2012 “We must now turn our attention to the House…We must re-double our efforts to Save America’s Postal Service.” – APWU President Cliff Guffey The Senate passed an amended version of the 21st Century Postal Service Act (S. 1789) on April 25, and legislative action on postal reform will […]

USPS honors Jose Ferrer with Forever Stamp

NEW YORK — Today, multi-talented actor, director, writer, musician and producer José Ferrer’s life and accomplishments were commemorated on a First-Class Forever stamp by the U.S. Postal Service as part of its Distinguished Americans stamp series. The stamps, available nationwide today, can be purchased online at, by calling 1-800-STAMP-24 or by visiting Post Offices. […]

APWU’s Largest Local Elects New President

Former Vice-President Jonathan Smith Ousts 3-term President Clarice Torrence Here is the press release from the United for Change Slate: Besieged Postal Workers Pick New Union President. Jonathan Smith Defeats 3-Term Incumbent. United For Change Slate Sweeps APWU NY Metro Area Election April 26, 2012 Postal clerks, motor vehicle operators, and maintenance workers in Manhattan, […]