Thomas Benson running for APWU Legislative and Political Director

With your support and help, we can make a positive change in the Legislative and Political Department of the APWU. As many of you may recall I ran for Legislative and Political Director of the APWU last election. I did so because of my love for the Union and wanted to better the lives of…

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APWU 480-481 Area Local President’s Report – Feb 2019

APWU 480-481 Area Local President’s Report February 2019 As many of you are aware, the APWU and the USPS were unable to come to a negotiated agreement, and once again we are headed to arbitration. How we arrived at this point this year is another story entirely. My perspective on the Rank and File and…

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USPS: Cronkhite appointed acting chief human resources officer

Isaac Cronkhite has been appointed acting chief human resources officer, where he will lead all aspects of workforce management and development for the Postal Service. He’ll oversee labor relations, employee resource management, leadership and career development, compensation and benefits, the HERO platform, the Human Resources Shared Service Center and the Employee Assistance Program, among other…

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Connolly-Graves Reintroduce Legislation to Preserve 6-Day Postal Delivery

Washington, January 17, 2019 Today, Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Sam Graves (R-MO) introduced a bipartisan House Resolution to preserve six-day mail delivery, including Saturday delivery, by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). H.Res. 54 expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the USPS should take all appropriate measures to preserve a vital component…

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Connolly-McKinley Reintroduce Postal Employees Appeal Rights Legislation

Washington, January 17, 2019 Today, Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and David McKinley (R-WV) reintroduced H.R. 597, the Postal Employees Appeal Rights Amendments Act, to expand U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board appeals rights to mid-level U.S. Postal Service Management. Connolly and McKinley previously introduced the legislation in the 115th Congress. “This is about ensuring a fair…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Passport Services

The Department of State’s Passport Services Directorate issues U.S. passports to traveling Americans. Passports are a request to foreign governments to permit you to travel, and also allow you to re-enter the United States. A passport book or card is proof of identity and U.S. citizenship. U.S. citizens can use each as follows: The passport…

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