Management’s FY 2015 LDC 38 Reports Show 90% of Line H Met! – Are they joking?!

Via Steve Raymer, APWU Maintenance Division Director: November 4, 2015 I would appreciate it if everyone would forward the attached to as many Locals and members as you can. It would be great if all size installations could get this posted on their Union bulletin boards. As bad as the cheating was expected to be,…

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APWU: NLRB Calls Interference on Staples

Web News Article #: 210-2015 11/04/2015 – The APWU won an important legal victory on Nov. 4 when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled unanimously that Staples cannot intervene in hearings on charges that the USPS illegally subcontracted work to the office-supply chain. “The ruling is very significant,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. If…

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Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee Update – Oct 26, 2015

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU:

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APWU: Hartford Area Local, Allies Rally to Save America’s Postal Service

Web News Article #: 209-2015 11/03/2015 – Members of the Hartford Area Local were joined by labor allies for a rally to Save America’s Postal Service on Oct. 24. Lori Pelletier, executive secretary-treasurer of the Connecticut State AFL-CIO; Rene Morissette, president of National Postal Mail Handlers Union Local 301; John Olesen, Branch President of LiUNA…

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APWU: Long Island Area Local Rallies for Good Postal Service! Good Jobs! Good Contract!

Web News Article #: 208-2015 11/03/2015 – More than 150 members of the Long Island Area Local and their supporters rallied for Good Postal Service! Good Jobs! Good Contract! at a demonstration in front of the Mid-Island general mail facility in Melville, NY, on Nov. 1. Protesters informed the public about the fight for a…

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APWU: USPS, Staples Produce a Mound of Documents

Web News Article #: 207-2015 11/02/2015 – After months of refusing to provide documents subpoenaed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and the APWU, the USPS and Staples produced a mound of paperwork on Oct. 20, less than two weeks before a hearing scheduled for Nov. 2. Rather than address the core of the…

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NALC agrees to sell-out future postal retirees because of a manufactured financial crisis?

As reported in TheCommunityWord.com: Letter Carriers, USPS work on funding retiree health care. Representatives from the Letter Carriers union and the U.S. Postal Service have agreed on a proposal to fund health care for workers and retirees, National Association of Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando says, and it would end a big red ink drain…

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APWU: MVS Operators Honored for Safe Driving by National Safety Council

[maxgallery id=”42104″]Web News Article #: 206-2015 10/30/2015 – Two MVS tractor-trailer operators have been issued awards in recognition of their safe driving records. Jimmy Ellis of the Greater Seattle Area Local and Charles Pettus of the Oakland Local received Joseph M. Kaplan Safe Driver Awards from the National Safety Council. Ellis, who was recognized for…

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