APWU: New Resources Available for Veterans

June 10, 2021 On June 7, the APWU posted three new resources compiled for APWU members who are Veterans of the Armed Services. The first is the APWU Guide to Veterans Rights and Benefits, produced by the Industrial Relations Department. The others are the Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Guidebook…

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USPS Service Performance Continues Improvement Across First-Class Mail and Periodicals

June 10, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service provided new service performance data today for the week of May 29 through June 4, 2021. During the seven-day period, First-Class Mail and Periodicals experienced positive improvement in service delivery, while Marketing Mail saw a slight decline. Notably, First-Class Mail service performance reached nearly 90…

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USPS Releases Dog Attack National Rankings

June 10, 2021 WASHINGTON, DC — More than 5,800 postal employees were attacked by dogs in the United States in 2020. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to postal employees and the general public. To highlight the enormity of this serious issue, the U.S. Postal Service is…

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APWU: Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirement Clerk Position Qualification

June 9, 2021 On June 7, 2021, Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks reached agreement with the Postal Service to extend the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Re: Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirement Position Qualification. The MOU, which was originally dated April 3, 2020, is extended through August 6, 2021. The MOU was agreed to because…

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APWU: Training Guides for LSSAs Updated

June 9, 2021 The training guides for Lead Sales & Services Associates (LSSAs) were recently revised in May of 2021. The training materials include the following: Lead Sales and Services Associate On-the-Job Training Guide Lead Sales and Services Associate (LSSA) Training – Participant Guide Lead Sales and Services Associate (LSSA) Training – Facilitator Guide Lead…

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RedWave Technology Awarded $14M Purchase by USPIS to help protect Nation’s Mail

June 9, 2021 Redwave Technology, an innovative homeland security company, today announced the receipt of a $14M purchase order from the United States Postal Inspection Service. The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is responsible for protecting the United States Postal Service, securing the nation’s mail system and ensuring public trust in the mail. Postal Inspectors within…

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