APWU: We Have a New Union Contract!

Web News Article #: 140-2016 07/08/2016 – The big news is in – 200,000 postal workers represented by the APWU have a new union contract! On July 8th, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued his arbitration award that sets the wages, hours and conditions of employment in our new union contract. This award concluded a two-year struggle…

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NEW – Compliance & Enforcement Strategy Book by NBA Jeff Kehlert

Via APWU NBA Jeff Kehlert: DEDICATION To the Members, Shop Stewards and Officers of the American Postal Workers Union:  I am eternally grateful to all of you for allowing me the privilege to serve. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS My thanks to National Business Agents John Louis Jackson, Jr. & Robert Romanowski and to Providence RI Area Local President…

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D.C. post office allegedly doubled as weed distribution center

By Rachel Weiner – August 18, 2016 The acting manager of two D.C. post offices and two of his employees took bribes in exchange for illegally delivering packages of marijuana, according to an indictment filed Thursday in D.C. federal court. Deenvaughn Rowe is charged, along with letter carriers Kendra Brantley and Alicia Norman, with bribery…

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USPS “engagement ambassadors program” update

The Postal Service has shown more than 5,000 managers and supervisors how to improve their workplaces since the USPS engagement ambassadors program began in the spring. The ambassadors are a team of 26 employees who are divided among the seven areas and headquarters. Each ambassador travels throughout their assigned territory, conducting classes for managers and…

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Latest Postal Bulletin offers back-to-school safety tips

With the new school year about to start, the latest edition of Postal Bulletin reminds employees to keep an eye out for children when driving USPS vehicles. The cover story encourages employees to take extra precautions when driving in school zones or near playgrounds. Drivers should also: Adjust mirrors to see around their vehicles. Stop…

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