APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 14, 2022

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU APWU Election 2022 Labor Day 2022 After Parade Activities APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 14, 2022

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USPS: High season for hurricanes is here

August 8, 2022 The Postal Service wants to remind workers that the high season for hurricanes is here. Hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, with most storms forming after Aug. 1. The storms can cause high winds, heavy rain, flooding and other dangerous conditions, with coastal areas most affected. Disasters happen whether…

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Non-Postal Labor Union Coalition asks PRC for unredacted copy of USPS-Amazon contract. USPS says “no way.”

August 5, 2022 To investigate claims USPS is giving undue preference to Amazon packages, a coalition of nonpostal labor unions asked the Postal Regulatory Commission for an unredacted copy of the USPS-Amazon contract. USPS says “no way.” Joint Statement of USPS and SOC – 8/5/2022 USPS-Amazon REDACTED Shipping Services Contract – 12/29/2020 Source: Save the…

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USPS: Summer 2022 virtual benefits fair recorded sessions available

August 4, 2022 If you missed the Investing in You: Benefits, Retirement, and More summer virtual fair, you can still access the information presented during the event. All live presentations were recorded and are available on demand. Follow these steps to watch: Go to uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com. Select either “Login” or “Guest Login.” Select “Auditorium.” Select “Click…

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APWU: Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers

From: Lamont Brooks <lbrooks@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Subject: Fwd: Notification GCCC20220274 Ten Sites Identified for Initial Conversion into Sorting and Delivery Centers We just received the following notification to APWU President Mark Dimondstein and are in the process of making a Request for Informations based on the subject matter. Director of Industrial Relation,…

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USPS tests new “rapid drop-off station”

August 3, 2022 The Postal Service is testing a new “rapid drop-off station” concept to help customers expedite Label Broker and prepaid mail acceptance transactions. Through the Label Broker service, customers who need to return a retail purchase but don’t have access to a printer can have a shipping label printed at a participating Post…

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USPS: Employees can’t get paid for speaking, writing or teaching

August 1, 2022 The Postal Service is reminding employees that there are rules that govern speaking, writing or teaching about the organization or their official duties. It is important for the Postal Service to present a single, united message to the public. While employed at USPS, employees are prohibited from: • Profiting off postal information…

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