FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 2, 2010
KAGEN HELPS SAVE JOBS, GREEN BAY POSTMARK
"This is a great day for
Kagen first contacted Martin on October 5, 2009, after area businesses, constituents and labor groups expressed concerns over job losses, delays in mail delivery and the loss of the historic post mark. Subsequent meetings with the Green Bay Chamber of Commerce and the Green Bay Packers reinforced the urgency of Kagen’s efforts.
“We were pleased to learn
The Postal Reform Act of 2006 requires that post offices conduct Area Mail Process (AMP) studies to determine if regional processing and distribution facilities may be consolidated.
“This is great news for the Postal Employees in the Green Bay Post Office,” Greater Green Bay Labor Council President Tony Vanderbloemen said. “Thanks to the hard work of Representative Steve Kagen and many other area representatives, some 40-45 family supporting jobs in our community will not be lost. It also saves our identity as Titletown
In an effort to improve productivity and increase efficiency, the Postal Service plans to conduct an additional AMP study at the Oshkosh Processing & Distribution Facility for possible consolidation of operations into the Green Bay Processing and