APWU Contract Town Hall Call: Wed, May 6 – With Negotiating Table Updates

Web News Article #: 086-2015 04/24/2015 – With the Collective Bargaining Agreement set to expire in less than a month, APWU negotiators – and members – are preparing to turn up the heat! To stay on top of the latest news from the negotiating table, APWU members are invited to join President Mark Dimondstein for…

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APWU: Pittsburgh City Council Joins ‘Stop Staples’ Campaign

Web News Article #: 087-2015 04/24/2015 – The Pittsburgh City Council unanimously passed a Will of Council resolution in support of the Stop Staples campaign. “The City of Pittsburgh will urge its citizens to become aware of these threats to the Postal Service and the efforts made by the Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee…

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LETTER: No help from Postal Service for late ‘priority’ mail

April 24, 2015 I pay a lot of bills by telephone. I needed to pay our mortgage recently. The mortgage company wanted to charge $10 to pay by phone so I decided I could do better. (I had four days to get the payment there via the U.S. Postal Service or suffer a $16 late…

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Alliance for Retired Americans Friday Alert – April 24, 2015

In this issue: Senate Finance Committee Approves “Fast Track” Trade Promotion Authority Bill Senator Nelson and Rep. Castor Introduce Medicare Drug Rebate Legislation Republicans Split on Changes to Medicare SGR Bill Includes Provisions to Remove Social Security Numbers from Medicare Cards Connecticut Alliance Hosts Awards Luncheon Medicare Turns 50: Never a Voucher  

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OPM Director’s Blog: Honoring Women Veterans

By Thomas Perez, Robert McDonald, and Katherine Archuleta – April 24, 2015 It’s inspiring to see that after serving their country nobly in the armed forces, so many women and men veterans choose to continue working for the American people through Federal civil service. The President has made increasing the hiring of veterans, and particularly…

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Video: USPS investigating payroll discrepancies at San Antonio’s Arsenal branch post office

By Barry Davis – April 23, 2015 The United States Postal Service confirmed to Eyewitness News it has an “ongoing internal investigation” at its Arsenal branch post office in San Antonio, involving payroll discrepancies. A spokesperson for the service would not give any other statement but the president of the National Association of Letter Carriers…

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PRC: Motion for Reconsideration of Stamford PO’s disposal denied, See Commissioner Goldway’s lone Dissenting Opinion

DISSENTING OPINION OF COMMISSIONER GOLDWAY I dissent from this opinion because I believe a reasonable interpretation of the law gives the Commission jurisdiction to consider the well-being of the communities and the general public who submit complaints of discrimination or poor service, or appeals of post office closings. The Commission’s decision is unduly myopic. The…

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