APWU: Contract Town Hall Call – March 19; Sticker, Flyer, Poster Day – March 26

03/09/2015 – APWU members are invited to join President Mark Dimondstein for a Town Hall Call on March 19, to discuss our fight to win a good contract and protect our public Postal Service. The call is expected to last approximately 25 minutes. To participate, APWU members must register online by 6 p.m. on March…

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U.S. Could Lose Its Postal Service As We Know It

Today was nothing but slog. A complete burden not just on the body, but a spewing of my entire soul. A steady crunch-crunch-crunch with every footstep. It’s that crunching that’s driving me mad: I can’t move my feet without that racket bouncing through my simple brain. The day started with a driving snow; two inches…

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APWU Stands In The Way Of Office Depot-Staples Merger

By George Zack – March 8, 2015 An announcement came yesterday from American Postal Workers Union (APWU) in which it was mentioned that the union of 200,000 members has decided to challenge the merger between Staples and Office Depot. The union which comprises of employees of United Postal Service will be taking assistance of a…

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Disappearing middle class jobs: At the top of the list – Postal Service Clerks

The United States shed 8.7 million jobs from the official onset of the Great Recession in December 2007 until the economy began regaining jobs in March 2010. Although the economy has since regained all jobs lost, some occupations are shrinking…. At the top of the list, the number of postal service clerks is expected to…

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Night shift added at Mansfield post office, Ten Mail Handlers’ jobs restored

By Linda Martz – March 6, 2015 MANSFIELD – Ten mail handlers’ jobs are being restored at Mansfield’s downtown post office — but a spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service said that change will not result in bringing mechanized mail processing back to the city. David Van Allen said the mail handlers will start work…

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