2016 Fall Newsletter of Communities and Postal Workers United

Friends, Attached is the Fall, 2016 newsletter of Communities and Postal Workers United. Please share widely and print (2-sided) to distribute at postal worksite and appropriate community gatherings. Solidarity! Jamie Partridge

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Postal Inspectors help bust drug trafficking ring

The Postal Inspection Service is part of a major prison corruption investigation that led this week to 80 federal indictments in Maryland, the most in the state’s history. The indictments charge correctional officers and inmates, along with outside conspirators who allegedly used PO Boxes to smuggle narcotics, tobacco, cell phones and other illegal items into…

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Iowa postal facility exposes workers to mold, electrical hazards from unrepaired water leak

OSHA News Release – October 6, 2016 Employer name: U.S. Postal Service, 116 Oak St., Moorhead, Iowa Citations issued: March 24, 2016 Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Des Moines Area Office cited the postal facility for one repeated and four serious safety violations. The citations follow an October…

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