APWU Family Members Awarded 5 Union Plus 2020 Scholarships

Union Plus recently awarded $300,000 in scholarships to 215 students representing 43 unions, including five winners representing the American Postal Workers Union (APWU). This year’s group of scholarship recipients includes university, college, and trade or technical school students from 38 states. The APWU winners are: Emilee Breitner of Ida, Michigan. Breitner, whose father, Jeffrey Breitner,…

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APWU: DOL updates FFCRA Questions and Answers

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:42 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Department of Labor: FFCRA updated Questions and Answers All, The Department of Labor, the agency tasked with enforcing and interpreting FMLA and FFCRA laws, has recently updated their questions and answers. One of the questions I have received quite…

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APWU: Questions and Answers for Maintenance POStplan Offices

From: Idowu Balogun <ibalogun@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, June 15, 2020 4:01 PM To: APWU National Officers Subject: APO and RMPO Q and A’s signed – 6-15-2020 Dear All, Find attached Questions and Answers for Maintenance POStplan Offices. Feel free to share with your list and post. Idowu Balogun, APWU | Director, Maintenance Division American Postal Workers…

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NPMHU and USPS Agree on Temporary Extensions on Step 3 and Arbitration Appeals

(June 15, 2020) Due to the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the parties have agreed to extend the time limits for appealing grievances to Step 3 and to arbitration for an additional period. This agreement is effective through July 17, 2020. Prior to the expiration of this agreement, the parties will revisit this issue to…

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USPS: The do’s and don’ts about working elsewhere

The Postal Service wants to remind employees about the rules for working for an outside employer or seeking outside employment. Employees are prohibited from working for: Amazon, DHL, FedEx, UPS and other companies that deliver mailable matter, other than daily newspapers Commercial mail-receiving agencies Companies that makes uniforms or other products for the Postal Service…

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USPS: Los Angeles workers show love for peers

Employees at the Los Angeles Processing and Distribution Center recently sent some love to their counterparts at other Postal Service facilities. The employees shipped banners to processing plants in New York City, Chicago and Detroit. Each banner was printed with a special message — such as “LA is Blowing a Gust of Care Your Way”…

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USPS PMG DeJoy discusses USPS, praises employees (video)

In a new video message, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy discusses the Postal Service’s essential role in American life and thanks employees for their dedication to the organization and its customers. “Over the past several months, the importance of the United States Postal Service has been more apparent than ever,” DeJoy says. “This institution helps to…

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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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