APWU NPC 2019 Election Debate Forum (video)

Candidates for APWU National President Candidates for APWU Executive Vice President Candidates for APWU Director of Industrial Relations  

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – March 22, 2019 Edition

Excerpt: “The APWU Convention last year witnessed outrageous disrespect and insulting comments at microphones against retirees, led by Eastern Region Coordinator Mike Gallagher and his sycophants and leadership of a California Local. This occurred during discussion of a modest proposal concerning retiree representation at conventions. Under this blistering attack the proposal failed. What was at…

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Final March 2019 APWU NPC Report by Southwest Florida Area Local President Sam Wood

National President’s Conference Notes – March 10 – 11, 2019 This is the final version of my NPC notes that I took. I limited my original notes in order to get them out to a few of my members as soon as I could. I have added Vance Zimmerman’s address to the NPC along with…

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Delegates Slam Retirees at APWU Convention

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: In a stunning turn of events at the recent APWU Convention, the delegates voted in alarming numbers that retiree involvement in support by retirees for active members in opposing threats of privatization and other dangerous initiatives is not needed or wanted. This…

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Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program Special Enrollment Period (SEP)

PSHB Special Enrollment Period (SEP) As part of the new Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, you may be eligible to participate in the PSHB Special Enrollment Period (SEP) for Medicare Part B. The PSHB SEP applies to certain Postal Service annuitants and family members who were entitled to Medicare Part A, but not enrolled…

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APWU: Maintenance Capable vs Non-Maintenance Capable Offices Settlement Agreement

RE: Q18T-6Q-C 21160044/HQTT20210109 – Revisions to the Administrative Support Manual, Issue 13, Sections 531 and 535 Recently, the parties met to discuss the above-captioned grievance at Step 4 of the grievance/ arbitration procedure. Time limits were extended by mutual agreement. The issue in this dispute is, whether the Postal Service violated Article 15 of the…

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USPS: Presidents Day will be observed Monday, Feb. 19

February 15, 2024 Washington’s Birthday, also known as Presidents Day, will be observed Monday, Feb. 19. The annual observance began in the early 19th century. After George Washington’s death in 1799, his birthday — Feb. 22 — was celebrated informally across the young nation. In 1879, Congress declared Feb. 22 a federal holiday. A 1968…

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APWU: Updated Mail Processing Facility Review (MPFR) spreadsheet

From: Charlie Cash <CCash@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Subject: Updated MPFR spreadsheet Family, You are welcome to share. Attached is the most recent MPFR spreadsheet. We added a new columns that include the date, time, and location of the public meetings. The other updates is the Iron Mountain postponement. Thank-you, Charlie Cash Industrial Relations…

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APWU: 16 Sortation and Delivery Centers (S&DCs) starting up on September 7, 2024

From: Charlie Cash <CCash@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Subject: September 7, 2024 Sortation & Delivery Centers (S&DC) Union Family, Yesterday while I was traveling, we received official notice on the start up of 16 Sortation and Delivery Centers (S&DCs). The following locations will have S&DCs starting up on September 7, 2024. You may already…

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Inspection Service’s Inventory Controls Over Law Enforcement Surveillance Equipment

Background The mission of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service is to support and protect the U.S. Postal Service and its employees, infrastructure, and customers. Postal inspectors are law enforcement agents who are assigned accountable property, such as surveillance equipment, for investigative purposes. Surveillance equipment is an electronic or mechanical device used to capture communications, visual…

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EEOC: Information for Complainants Who are Not Represented by Attorneys

New EEOC resources help federal government workers and applicants who have filed complaints of discrimination navigate the EEOC hearings process. Hearings A Guide to the Discovery Process for Unrepresented Complainants A Guide to Motions for Unrepresented Complainants Sample Draft Order Appeals Guide to Writing Appeal Briefs for Unrepresented Complainants before the EEOC Office of Federal…

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