APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – December 19, 2016 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “COMMENT – We reached out in several ways via email, etc. to the new Retiree Director in an attempt to invite her to be a guest at the Chapter Holiday Party. She did not respond by mail or telephone, which this writer…

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OSHA fines USPS $178K after inspectors find workers exposed to safety hazards at Merrifield P&DC

Employer name: U.S. Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center Inspection site: 8409 Lee Hwy, Merrifield, Virginia Citations issued: On Dec. 12, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued citations to the postal service for three repeat and two serious safety violations, including one issued as a violation of the OSH…

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NPMHU and USPS reach tentative agreement on 2016 National Agreement

On December 16, 2016, the NPMHU and the Postal Service announced that they had reached a tentative agreement to establish the terms of their 2016 National Agreement. The agreement is subject to ratification by a majority vote of the Union’s membership. The balloting process will begin no later than early January, with a 30-day period…

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R.I.P. Ray Glasser – APWU Maintenance Craft Director of Red Bank Local

Very saddened and shocked to hear of the sudden passing of my union brother and friend Ray Glasser yesterday, December 14, 2016. Ray was the Maintenance Craft Director for the Red Bank Local APWU. He worked at the Monmouth P&DC located in Eatontown, NJ. He started working for the US Postal Service in 1990. He…

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2017 APWU Officer’s Fiduciary Responsibility & QuickBooks Training

Web News Article #: 253-2016 12/14/2016 – The Secretary-Treasurer’s Department will be hosting an Officer’s Fiduciary Responsibility & QuickBooks Training in Atlanta, GA from March 9-11, 2017. It will take place at the Westin Peachtree Plaza. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 1-800-937-8461 or on-line. The deadline for hotel reservations is…

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APWU / NLRB Settlement on AOI Arbitration Award payments

Web News Article #: 252-2016 – December 14, 2016 Source: APWU See: NLRB Orders Postal Union to Pay Back Members Related: APWU to answer labor charges of $1 million being withheld from AOI Settlement  

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R.I.P. Don Bradshaw – Retired APWU Officer and Activist

Via Don Bradshaw’s Facebook page – December 14, 2016: This is Dustin (Don’s son), Trina (daughter in law) and Tiffany (daughter). Don was diagnosed with colon cancer the week of Thanksgiving and passed away at home with us today. Memorial Service is being held on Friday, December 16th at 2:00 pm. We welcome you to…

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USPS OIG Report: Establishing New Retail Access Points

Background The U.S. Postal Service’s retail network is larger than McDonald’s, Starbucks, and Walmart combined — with over 46,000 physical retail access points. These access points are locations where customers can purchase Postal Service products. They include traditional brick-and-mortar post offices and alternate access points such as self-service kiosks, contract postal units, community post offices,…

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