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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USPS OIG Report: Automated Vehicle Utilization System Mileage Use – Pacific Area

Background The U.S. Postal Service delivers almost 154.2 billion pieces of mail annually using one of the largest vehicle fleets in the country with over 214,933 Postal-owned vehicles. In fiscal year (FY) 2015, postal-owned delivery vehicles traveled over 1 billion miles nationwide, about 190 million miles more than initially estimated. Postal Service supervisors and managers…

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Postal Service hiring over 200 seasonal employees in Phoenix area

By Jennifer Thomas – September 22, 2016 PHOENIX (KPHO/KTVK) – Those who would like some extra holiday cash may want to apply for a seasonal job with the United States Postal Service. USPS is accepting online applications for more than 200 seasonal, non-career employees to work in Phoenix. The Postal Service said applicants must be…

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APWU Installation of Officers – Nov. 5, 2016

Web News Article #: 211-2016 09/15/2016 – APWU members and guests are invited to attend the Installation of National Officers Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC 20009, (202) 483-3000. The ceremonial affair will feature the swearing-in of new and returning officers and the ticket price…

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Investigating grease fire at maintenance facility, OSHA finds USPS failed to maintain working fire extinguishers

Employer name: U.S. Postal Service 1720 Market St. St. Louis, Missouri Citations issued: Sept. 13, 2016 Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration‘s St. Louis Area Office has cited the U.S. Postal Service’s vehicle maintenance facility for one repeated and two serious safety violations. Investigating a report of a fire…

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USPS reminds employees to stay vigilant

The Postal Service is reminding employees to remain vigilant at all times regarding the security of USPS facilities and vehicles. Employees should take extra care when accepting mail at retail counters and when collecting or delivering mail. Report any suspicious mail items to Postal Inspection Service and local law enforcement officers. Employees must follow these…

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