“We Stand With Postal Workers” – Locals Please Get Ready for May 14

Via APWU WR Coordinator Omar Gonzalez: HQ has issued a call for ALL Locals to have at least one major demonstration so we can have the public, our Grand Alliance Organizations and our sister postal unions and AFL-CIO unions join us. If you are NOT the Local President please contact him/her and ask to commit…

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USPS OIG Report: Modes of Delivery and Advertising Mail Customer Engagement

Delivery to curbside mailboxes or neighborhood cluster box units costs less than delivery to the door. But do curbside and cluster box delivery result in a lower level of customer engagement with mail? To find out, the Office of inspector General (OIG) asked the market research firm InfoTrends Inc. to conduct a survey of 5,000…

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APWU: As Contract Deadline Nears, Union Gears Up for Action

04/20/2015 – With the Collective Bargaining Agreement set to expire in one month, APWU negotiators – and members – are preparing to turn up the heat! “As we enter the final month of bargaining, it will soon become clear whether management is serious about reaching a negotiated settlement,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Our bargaining team…

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NLRB Invites Briefs on Nonmember Fees for Grievance Processing

Office of Public Affairs 202-273-1991 publicinfo@nlrb.gov www.nlrb.gov April 16, 2015 WASHINGTON, DC– The Board invites the filing of briefs in order to allow parties and interested amici the opportunity to address issues raised in United Steel, Paper and Forestry Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, Local 1192 (Buckeye Florida) (12-CB-109654). Among…

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UPDATED: 2 and 3 Day Failed or Delayed Mail spreadsheets (10/14 – 4/15)

Via APWU Member Sam Wood: The two attached spreadsheets have been updated to include delayed mail up until April 15, 2015 (4 days ago). There is a spreadsheet containing 2-Day Failed or Delayed Mail and then another spreadsheet for 3-Day Failed or Delayed Mail. As you will find on the spreadsheets, the amount of 3-day…

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USPS Delayed Mail Piece Spreadsheet – Fiscal Year 2015

Via APWU Member Sam Wood: I believe this is the best information I have compiled in a long time. Please feel free to share this delayed mail volumes. Please take your time when looking through it as I believe many of you will be impressed by the information that I was able to find! The…

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Alliance for Retired Americans Friday Alert – April 17, 2015

In this issue: Prescription Drug Costs May Increase Under Trans-Pacific Partnership GOP Presidential Candidates Discuss Slashing Social Security, Medicare if Elected Department of Labor Releases Proposal to Protect Retirement Savings Senate Passes Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) Replacement U.S. Spending on Prescription Drugs Reaches an All-Time High Medicare Turns 50: LBJ’s Vision

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