USPS Maintenance Update: District and Plant Response Kits (4/13/20)

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, April 13, 2020 10:17 AM To: Resident Officers Subject: maintenance update “Please share with plant and district leadership, operations, maintenance, and other personnel as needed. HQ Maintenance Operations in coordination with HQ Asset Management have developed two Response Kits in order to conduct the required cleaning procedures for facilities…

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Postal Worker West: Pandemic Edition – April 12, 2020

STILL MISSING IN ACTION– Western Area Vice-President???? DENVER– Unlike his counterpart in the Pacific Area, the Western Area’s top postal official has yet to be on any telecom with union leadership or postal workers who are deemed essential but apparently not enough to be encouraged or thanked by the Postal Vice-President. The Western Area was…

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APWU: Safe removal of disposable gloves

April 11, 2020 After using disposable safety gloves, it is important to know how to remove them properly and safely. Watch the video and download the PDF below. Source: American Postal Workers Union

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NALC President Rolando: How COVID-19 crisis threatens USPS

Apr. 10, 2020 – Democratic lawmakers warn U.S. Postal Service may shut down without more funding; Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers, weighs in. Source: FoxNews.com Related: Letter to Congressional Democrats by the 4 postal unions (4/7/20)

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Letter to Congressional Democrats by the 4 postal unions (4/7/20)

We write on behalf of more than 600,000 postal employees that directly support a $1.6 trillion mailing industry that employs nearly 7.0 million other workers. We are deeply concerned about the rapidly deteriorating financial situation of the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a result of the Covid-10 pandemic and the deep recession it is…

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APWU: FAQs on FFCRA Emergency Sick Leave and Expanded FMLA

APWU’s position – Questions and Answers

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PMG issues statement on economic stimulus need

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan issued the following statement April 10 in response to discussions about including funding for the Postal Service in possible federal coronavirus economic stimulus legislation: The men and women of the United States Postal Service provide an essential public service and bind the nation together as a part of the country’s…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Earth Day 2020

On April 22, 2020, the United States Postal Service® celebrates the 50th anniversary of what many consider to be the birth of the modern environmental movement — Earth Day. The Postal Service™ is pleased to honor Earth Day with a beautiful commemorative Forever® stamp (shown on the cover of this issue). The stamp is scheduled…

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