Contract talks between the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and the U.S. Postal Service for a new contract start Thursday. Along with asking for fair wages and benefits, the APWU wants improvements in customer services, including postal banking.
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A union head says that postal banking -- when post offices also offer simple banking services like checking and savings accounts -- is "an idea that should be reborn and whose time has come."
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is the nation's second largest civilian employer after Walmart. Although successfully self-funded throughout its long h...
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