APWU President Dimondstein Appeared On MSNBC’s Meet The Press Daily

In the space of a few short weeks, Postmaster General DeJoy has introduced a troubling mail slowdown and President Trump has attacked postal workers with unfounded attempts to discredit vote-by-mail.Meanwhile, the Senate has still not taken action to provide the $25 billion that the USPS needs during this extraordinary national crisis. President Dimondstein appeared on…

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Why some mail-in ballots are rejected (video)

CBS News – August 3, 2020 A missing signature, an unverified signature, or late arrival are the most common reasons for a ballot to be rejected, according to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission report from the 2016 election. CBS News political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns and CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Adam Brewster join Elaine Quijano…

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APWU: Don’t Give Them Your “Postal Pulse”

The USPS is once again starting their attempts to get their employees “engaged”. It is Postal Pulse time again! Most likely you have received emails, direct mailings, stand-up talks, and have seen wall postings encouraging you to take the survey. The APWU wants to remind all employees that we advise against participating in surveys that…

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APWU to hold NLRB Training Webinars: August 13, 2020

Morning and Evening Training: 11 AM & 7 PM The Industrial Relations Department will be conducting two important webinars on August 13, 2020. The webinars are scheduled at times that should allow just about all local presidents to attend. The webinars will be held at 11:00 am Eastern time (8:00 am Pacific) and then again…

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USPS OIG Report: Cost Reduction Initiatives for Mail Products

Objective The Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006 requires that each class of mail or type of mail service covers their direct and indirect costs. Over the past 10 years, several U.S. Postal Service market dominant products continuously failed to cover their attributable costs. Currently there are six market dominant products that are not…

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USPS OIG: By Land and Air

For some businesses, transportation is a simple matter, getting things from point A to point B, or maybe even getting things from point A to points B, C, and D. For the U.S. Postal Service, it’s a different level of complexity altogether. Using both contractors and postal-owned transportation, the Postal Service manages an average daily…

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USPS: How to avoid heat-related illnesses

If you or a co-worker were experiencing a heat-related illness, would you recognize the symptoms? The Postal Service is reminding employees that two of the most common illnesses are heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Heat exhaustion symptoms include cool, moist skin; heavy sweating; headache; nausea or vomiting; dizziness; light headedness; weakness; thirst; irritability; and a…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 3, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: United Labor Day Parade Cancelled The Pandemic United States Constitution

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