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Among the most prominent victims of the coronavirus financial crisis is the U.S. Postal Service. The Trump administration—which, like much of the GOP, has long advocated for cutbacks and privatization of the postal service.
Across the country, local delegations visited Staples stores in January to threaten a boycott unless the retailer's new "postal units" are staffed by actual postal employees.The APWU is in support of making postal services available in more places and for longer hours, as long as they are staffed by postal union members.
New leadership elected in American Postal Workers Union. President-Elect Mark Dimonstein's slate won seven of the nine positions they contested. Their goal is to unite with the other postal unions, community groups and others in a fight to save the Post Office.