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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American flag burned at Hillsboro, Alabama post office

By Alyssa Martin – July 26, 2016 An American flag, lit on fire and burned in broad daylight. Now investigators are looking for who did it and residents are left stunned. It happened in Hillsboro at the post office last Wednesday. “I think it’s pretty bad that someone would stoop to that level,” said a…

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APWU Joins Boycott of Made-in-Mexico Nabisco Products

Web News Article #: 153-2016 07/26/2016 – The APWU is urging union members to join a boycott of Mexican-made Nabisco products launched by the Bakery, Confectioners, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) and endorsed by the AFL-CIO. Affected products include Oreos, Newtons, Chips Ahoy, Honey Grahams, Animal Crackers, Ritz Crackers, Premium, Belvita, Lorna…

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APWU HQ officer also serving as Local President, receiving two salaries?

Submitted by an APWU Member: Why is an APWU National Headquarters Officer still the Local President in his Local from another state and being paid $28,800 in that position PLUS his Headquarters salary?

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DNC Planned To Reward Big Donors With Federal Appointments (including USPS Board Of Governors)

By Chuck Ross – July 24, 2016 Democratic National Committee documents recently released by WikiLeaks include spreadsheets and emails that appear to show party officials planning which donors and prominent fundraisers to provide with appointments to federal boards and commissions. The documents, which were circulated among top DNC officials in April, could raise legal questions…

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APWU: In the Dog Days of Summer Drivers Want Air

Web News Article #: 151-2016 07/25/2016 – With temperatures soaring, many Motor Vehicle Service Craft employees have complained about management’s failure to maintain functioning air conditioning systems in their trucks – and the APWU has addressed those complaints at the national level, Craft Director Michael O. Foster reports. “The timely repair of air conditioning has…

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USPS OIG Report: Delivery and Customer Service Operations – Austin-McNeil Station

Background In November 2015, the U.S. Postal Service’s Office of Government Relations sent us a Congressional request regarding complaints with mail delivery and customer service operations at the Austin-McNeil Station, one of 14 Postal Service stations in Austin, TX. Customers complained about inaccurate and untimely mail delivery and unprofessional conduct at the facility. The Austin-McNeil…

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