Issa/APWU Skirmish Grows as Union Expands Its Ad Campaign

In a letter to Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA), American Postal Workers Union President Cliff Guffey said that the ad campaign the APWU has been running about how the Postal Service is funded is factually accurate and the ads will not be pulled. Not only did the union move forward with running the ads, but it is expanding the ad campaign with phase two launching this week.

U.S. Postal Service Loss Widens in Second Quarter

The U.S. Postal Service ended the second quarter of this fiscal year with a $2.2 billion dollar loss. Current financial projections indicate that the Postal Service will have a cash shortfall and will have reached its statutory borrowing limit by the end of the fiscal year. Absent substantial legislative change, the Postal Service will be forced to default on payments to the federal government.