Postal Employee COVID-19 Bonus Pay?

I keep reading and hearing comments from career postal employees saying we should be getting bonuses for being essential employees like Walmart employees are getting. As essential workers, when Congress can’t balance the checkbook and the rest of the federal workforce is furloughed while we get to keep punching the time clock and even earn…

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Clerk seeks transfer from Denver, CO to TN, SC, AR, North FL, KY, MS

  Clerk looking for a transfer from DENVER, CO to SOUTHEAST US. TN SC North FL AR KY MS may consider other nearby areas. My seniority is 1995 but I’m ok losing it. Email. Zappmoose@gmail.com First Name: Danny Last Name: McMurtray Email: zappmoose@gmail.com Union/Local: DENVER BMC LOCAL 7029

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APWU Executive Board Endorsement of Joe Biden

Can we edit the APWU Executive Board’s Endorsement of Joe Biden for President to read: “If you vote for Donald Trump and he is re-elected, enjoy the last days of your job as you know it. Be prepared for an uncertain future in regards to pension and benefits. In short DONALD TRUMP IS NO FRIEND…

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Honoring departed Veterans

As a Korean war veteran, I cannot observe this day and the footage of huge military cemeteries keeping a dry eye. It is only the luck of the draw that those of us alive are not resting in one of those graves. God rest our brothers and sisters. First Name: John Last Name: Richards Email:…

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Can I Get An Amen From The Choir

Donald Trump refuses to even release the $10 Billion Loan to the USPS and is on record as saying he will never sign a bill providing money to bailing out the USPS. His reason being that he believes the Postal Service should increase pricing four fold on Amazon. This would eliminate free shipping as well…

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Let’s Bring Back the ‘Thank You’ Note

During this time of sheltering in place and social distancing, a lot of people are feeling a certain amount of stress and discomfort they may not be accustomed to…. a lack of inter-personal interaction. Social media has its value and its damnable attributes, but one thing it does not replace is the tangible positivity of…

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APWU Atlanta Metro: Back to Basics – Safety First

Let’s get get back to the basics of what the Union is all about…. advocating for and protecting our members!! First Name: Kenyon Last Name: Beasley Email: kenyonbeasley@yahoo.com Union/Local: Atlanta Metro Area Local #32 Office held if any: Secretary Treasurer

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USPS is Hiring Temporary COVID-19 Clerks

The USPS has posted lots of temporary “Clerk Assistant” and “Mail Processing Assistant” jobs (aka Casuals) to help out during the COVID-19 pandemic. Very few are being posted for annuitants. Attached are some examples. The MOU Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing says career clerks and PSEs “will be utilized up to the maximum…

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