Former President of Kansas Postal Workers Union indicted for embezzlement 

On July 31, 2019, in the United States District Court for the District of Kansas, Asenath Roland, former President of the Kansas Postal Workers Union (located in Wichita, Kans.), was indicted on one count of embezzlement of union funds totaling $4,740, in violation of 29 U.S.C. 501(c). The charge follows an investigation by the OLMS…

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APWU: Interest Arbitration Panel for New Contract Appointed

APWU Web News Article – August 19, 2019 Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg has been appointed as the impartial chair of the tri-partite interest arbitration panel and scheduled the opening day of the hearings for September 4, 2019. When the APWU and USPS are unable to reach a new collective bargaining agreement through negotiations, the law…

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APWU National election candidates’ views on RETIREES?

Looking forward to seeing each APWU National election candidate’s views on RETIREES membership, dues, convention participation, health benefits etc…. First Name: Michael Last Name: Ganino Email: magicmike118@gmail.com Union/Local: APWU – West Connecticut Office held if any: Retiree Member

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NALC: USPS Fairness Act reaches bipartisan majority

The USPS Fairness Act (H.R. 2382), which would repeal the retiree health benefit pre-funding requirement, passed the threshold for bipartisan majority support in the House Of Representatives with 218 co-sponsors. However, more support is needed for this bill. With new House rules, legislation that reaches 290 or more co-sponsors can be scheduled directly for a…

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Candidate for APWU Legislative and Political Director Thomas Benson’s personal “thank you”

This year’s APWU campaign season has been a very exciting time for me. After this past weekend I put a total of 6000 miles on my vehicle, slept in many campgrounds and met so many amazing unionists along the way. From Mobile AL to San Diego CA, there is this underlying fear among APWU members….

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Candidate for APWU Research and Education Director, Dena Briscoe

Dear APWU Members, I request your vote and support to move our Research and Education Department forward and useful to all members. Please vote for your own interest. Thanks First Name: Dena Last Name: Briscoe Email: msdbriscoe@aol.com Union/Local: APWU – NCSMAL 140 Office held if any: President

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APWU Retirees: Online Applications for Holiday Temp Jobs Due Sept. 2, 2019

Time is running short for APWU retirees who are interested in applying for temporary positions as Holiday Clerk Assistants: Online Applications are due Sept. 2, 2019. The Peak Season Exception Periods memo signed by President Mark Dimondstein and the USPS Vice President of Labor Relations in September 2015 is still in effect. Therefore, retirees will…

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NRLCA: General Wage Increases and Cost-of-Living Raises

The USPS will bring all salary schedules current (both GWI and COLA adjustments) required under the 2018-2021 National Agreement on August 17, 2019 PP 18-2019 and will be reflected in the paycheck received on September 6, 2019. In accordance with Article 9, Section 1.A of the 2018-2021 National Agreement, the basic annual salary schedules (Tables…

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