postal union


Definition of postal union

: an association of governments that sets up uniform regulations and practices for international mail

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The postal union has conducted rotating strikes over the past month, targeting different regions for different time periods. Paul Vieira, WSJ, "Canada Ready to End Postal Strike," 22 Nov. 2018 Postal Service leadership did not in any way guide union leadership in selecting the candidates for whom postal union employees could campaign. WSJ, "The U.S. Postal Service Will Address Hatch Act Issues," 31 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of postal union

1853, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of postal union was in 1853

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