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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Federal Register: OPM Proposes Additional Requirements and Clarifications on PSHB

SUMMARY: May 24, 2024 The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking to clarify and establish additional requirements regarding the Postal Service Health Benefits (PSHB) Program, which was established pursuant to the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022. This proposed rule expands on previous regulations concerning the PSHB Program and…

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USPS OIG Report: Network Modernization – The Changing Role of Postmasters

Background The U.S. Postal Service is modernizing its network to standardize operations and gain efficiencies as part of its Delivering for America plan. One key effort is to transfer delivery operations from multiple post offices into a new Sorting and Delivery Center (S&DC). These changes impact the daily roles of postmasters at both the S&DC…

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USPS OIG Report: Mail Theft Mitigation and Response – Queens, NY

Background This report presents the results of our audit of Mail Theft Mitigation and Response at the Jamaica Main, South Richmond Hill, and Woodside stations in Queens, NY (Project Number 24-037). The stations are in New York 2 District of the Retail and Delivery Operations, Atlantic Area. Our objective was to assess the U.S. Postal…

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USPS: Memorial Day pays tribute to those who died defending the country

May 23, 2024 Memorial Day, a time to honor the men and women who gave their lives in service to the country, will be observed on Monday, May 27. The first national commemoration was held in 1868, after Gen. John A. Logan of the Grand Army of the Republic, an organization of former Union soldiers…

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Oshkosh Corporation to Display Next Generation Delivery Vehicle at 2024 ACT Expo

OSHKOSH, Wis. (May 21, 2024) – Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), a leading innovator of purpose-built vehicles and equipment, will showcase two electrified, route-based fleet vehicles in booth #2717 at ACT Expo in Las Vegas from May 20-23, 2024. Oshkosh is leading the way in electrifying purpose-built, route-based commercial fleet vehicles. The Company has introduced industry-altering, electrified products in nearly every…

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USPS: Fly flags at half-staff for Memorial Day

May 21, 2024 Memorial Day, a federal holiday to remember the men and women who died while serving in the armed forces, is Monday, May 27. Facilities that are open on the holiday must fly the U.S. flag at half-staff. The U.S. flag must be flown at half-staff from sunrise — or the hour when…

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USPS provides update on historic modernization efforts

May 21, 2024 To further clarify the implementation plans of the Postal Service for the Mail Processing Facility Reviews that have been completed — and continued activity on regional processing and distribution centers, sorting and delivery centers, and local processing centers — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy sent a letter on May 20 to Sen. Gary…

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USPS and National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association Continue Contract Negotiations

May 21, 2024 USPS and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) have agreed to continue contract negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. The NRLCA represents more than 128,000 rural carriers nationwide. Source: USPS NRLCA Press Release – May 21, 2024

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