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American Postal Workers Union
1300 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 842-4200 or (202) 842-8500
Web site: http://www.apwu.org
According to its Web site, “The American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, represents 366,000 employees of the U.S. Postal Service who are clerks, maintenance employees, motor vehicle operators, and non-mail-processing professional employees.”

Canada Post
P.O. Box 1689 HFS Cent
Purdy's Tower II, 7th floor
Halifax, NS B3J 2B1
(800) 267-1177
Web site: http://www.canadapost.ca/segment-e.asp
Canada's postal service.

National Association of Letter Carriers, AFL-CIO
100 Indiana Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001-2144
(202) 393-4695
Web site: http://www.nalc.org
Growing out of the Milwaukee Letter Carriers Association in the nineteenth century, this group is one of two main unions representing carriers' interests.

United States Postal Services
(800) ASK-USPS (275-8777)
Web site: http://www.usps.com
America's postal service. The Web site contains information regarding all of its services, allows you to order stamps, and provides information regarding employment opportunities.


Chiu, David. Choosing a Career in the Post Office. New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., 2001.

A good guide to the different job opportunities within the postal service.

Damp, Dennis V. Post Office Jobs: How to Get a Job with the U.S. Postal Service, 2nd edition. Moon Township, PA: Bookhaven Press, 2000.

A detailed look at what it takes to qualify for the different service positions.

Parnell, T. W., and Susie Varner. Postal Exam Training Guide: General Entrance Test Battery 470 & Rural Carrier Exam 460, Free Live Support & Guaranteed Score of 95-100%. Pinehurst, TX: Pathfinder Distributing Company, 2000.

As titled, a training guide to help score as high as possible on the postal test, enhancing your chances of being selected when an opportunity arises.

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