APWU Biennial National Convention will be held August 15-18, 2022, at National Harbor in DC

From: Liz Powell <epowell@apwu.org> Date: 4/6/21 Subject: Special Virtual Events Sisters, Brothers and APWU Family: Like the NALC and LIUNA‐Mail Handlers Union, the American Postal Workers Union took responsible action to cancel the APWU 20 National Convention originally scheduled in Los Angeles and later slated for October 2021 in Las Vegas. The NEB debated the…

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USPS to complete Mobile Delivery Device (MDD) rollout

The Postal Service is rolling out thousands of new touch-screen mobile delivery devices (MDDs) to letter carriers across the nation. Approximately 15,000 Post Offices will receive 200,000 new devices during the rollout, which began in late March and will continue through September. By then, every letter carrier will have one of the new scanners. This…

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USPS OIG: A Traffic Jam of Mail

April 5, 2021 While many of our audit reports are planned in advance, from time to time we respond to situations that require immediate response. Take, for example, the reports of mail delays and wait times up to 15 hours for truck drivers in Cleveland in December 2020. As discussed in our recently released Management…

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USPS: Postcard to employees promotes 10-year plan

The Postal Service is mailing employees a postcard with information to help them learn more about the organization’s new 10-year plan. The plan, called Delivering for America, aims to modernize the organization while increasing its role and relevance. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced the key components March 23. The postcard has a QR code that…

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USPS Statement on COVID-19-related funding

USPS News Release – April 2, 2021 The U.S. Postal Service continues to track our COVID-19-Related Operating Expenses consistent with our understanding with the Department of the Treasury. As of March 31, 2021, we have been reimbursed for such expenses in the cumulative amount of $8.648B pursuant to the terms of the CARES Act as…

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USPS: Honoring victims of the U.S. Capitol attack

President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. flags flown at half-staff to honor the victims of the April 2 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Flags should be flown at half-staff until Tuesday, April 6, at sunset. To fly the flag at half-staff, hoist the flag to the peak for an instant and then lower it to…

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Former Secretary-Treasurer of APWU Oklahoma Local pleads guilty to theft of $95,100

On March 24, 2021, in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, Brenda G. Walters, former Secretary-Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Muskogee Area Local 7 (located in Muskogee, Okla.), pleaded guilty to one count of embezzlement of union funds in the amount of $95,100, in violation of 29 U.S.C….

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