PMG Donahoe: ‘Stop Staples’ Campaign is Taking a Toll

01/16/2015 – Outgoing Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe made headlines when he blamed postal unions and big mailers for the Postal Service’s problems in a recent farewell address, but he made a few other surprising comments as well. In a speech to the National Press Club on Jan. 6, Donahoe admitted that the union’s Stop Staples […]

PMG blames unions and mailers for USPS’ stalled progress

Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe blames unions and mailers in farewell speech at National Press Club In his farewell speech at the National Press Club today, outgoing Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe suggested that union and mailer groups’ “shortsightedness and myopia” have impeded efforts in Congress to modernize USPS. Donahoe also suggested that young people […]

APWU President Reacts to PMG’s Remarks at National Press Club and his ‘Verbal Attack’ on APWU

01/06/2015 – The nation will benefit from the departure of Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe. In his short tenure, Donahoe has led an all-out assault on the nation’s Postal Service. He has shuttered hundreds of mail processing facilities, slashed hours at thousands of neighborhood post offices, and sold priceless postal real estate. Just this week, he […]

Postmaster General addresses National Press Club for the last time

Updated! Video: PMG Patrick Donahoe’s National Press Club speech Farewell Address offers perspective and advice for postal stakeholders/Congress WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe was the featured speaker at the January 6, 2015 National Press Club Newsmakers news conference in Washington, DC. Speaking to reporters collectively for the last time prior to his retirement, […]

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe to Discuss Challenges Facing USPS at National Press Club

Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe to Discuss Challenges Facing Postal Service at National Press Club, 10 a.m., Tues., Jan. 6, Murrow Room WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — On Jan. 5, the United States Postal Service will lower standards for mail delivery across the nation. Mail will take longer to reach its final destination. In contrast, […]