Let’s Show Steve some APWU Spirit

The Family just set up a GoFundMe page. Click below to contribute: Please forward to your List. https://www.gofundme.com/memory-of-steven-g-raymer?sharetype=teams&member=338946&rcid=r01-152961438998-425b965361c04ab0&pc=sm_co_campmgmt_m The funeral service for Steve Raymer will be held Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Adams-Green Funeral Home, 721 Elden Street, Herndon, VA 20170 [PH: (703) 437-1764]. Viewing: 10am – 12pm (EST) Service: 12pm – 1pm (EST) Condolences…

 Continue reading

Statement by APWU President Dimondstein on White House Plan to Privatize the Postal Service

Web News Article #: 59-2018 06/21/2018 – The White House proposal on restructuring the federal government released today, “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century,” delivered nothing but misinformation and, if implemented, would end regular mail and package services at an affordable cost to 157 million addresses every day. Furthermore, the White House plan is…

 Continue reading

USPS OIG Report: Opioid Safety Preparedness

Objective This report responds to a request from the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to review measures the U.S. Postal Service has implemented regarding opioid safety preparedness. Specifically, the congressional inquiry focused on Postal Service procedures, training, and communications related to employee exposure risks to synthetic opioids and opioid overdose medication. Our…

 Continue reading

USPS statement on Trump administration proposal to reorganize some federal agencies

The Postal Service has issued a statement regarding a Trump administration proposal to reorganize some federal agencies. The proposal, part of a report the administration released June 21, recommends restructuring and possibly privatizing USPS. “The consistent position of the Postal Service has been that our flawed business model is the root cause of our financial…

 Continue reading

Work Force Fund Settlement – Newly Signed Memo For PSEs

PSEs will be given a 4 hour guarantee, (2 hours previously) in the 200 or more man year offices. PSEs will receive a clothing allowance and will have enhanced health insurance benefits. PSEs will now receive overtime for work over 8 in a service day, and penalty pay for work over 10 and 56. Source:…

 Continue reading

USPS OIG Blog: Test Driving Left-Hand Drive Vehicles

It’s not easy to find something the entire postal community can agree on. But the U.S. Postal Service’s need to replace its delivery vehicles just might get all heads nodding. Given package volume growth, the Postal Service needs vehicles with increased cargo-handling capacity to replace the existing fleet of left hand drive (LHD) vehicles, many…

 Continue reading

APWU: Contract Negotiations Kick Off Rally, Monday, June 25 – Sticker Day June 26

Contract Negotiations Kick Off Rally, Monday, June 25, 7PM EST Catch the livestream on APWU.org! On June 25, the day before contract negotiations begin, APWU leaders, members and our allies will rally at 7 pm at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC, the site of negotiations. APWU members and our families can follow the livestream…

 Continue reading