USPS Zero Tolerance Policy in Philadelphia? APWU Local President Casselli ‘thrown out of building’

…On October 21, 2014, at approximately 2:00 a.m., I was walking the workfloor on Tour 1 and was approached by Mr. Hinton who began screaming out my name and making threatening remarks as to what he was going to do to me.  I informed Mr. Hinton that I was not stopping anyone from working.  He…

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South Dakota APWU Treasurer accused of embezzlement

A former treasurer for the South Dakota Postal Workers Union has been charged in federal court with embezzlement for a theft of more than $36,000 from the union. Susan Marie Haugen, 55, was indicted this week on one count of embezzlement and two counts of theft of labor union assets for a series of transactions…

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PMG Donahoe: USPS to expand package deliveries for the holidays

The Postal Service will deliver packages seven days a week in more than 100 cities during the holiday season, PMG Pat Donahoe announced Nov. 6. USPS is adding Sunday deliveries to accommodate the ongoing boom in its package business, which is being fueled by double-digit increases in online shopping, the PMG told reporters at a…

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If You’re Looking for an Example of Why People Aren’t Voting Today, Look at the Postal Service

Business at the Postal Service should be booming. It is dying instead. Why? Intentionally short-sighted planning, bills quietly passed in the House without any record, and a shady, long-term forfeit to private industry. Parties aside, Congress is quietly helping to kill a working institution, solely for ideological reasons. And remember: The USPS doesn’t cost taxpayers…

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APWU: In Memory – Greg See, Assistant Director of Maintenance Division

11/05/2014 – We regret to inform you that Greg See, Assistant Director of the Maintenance Division, passed away on Nov. 4. He was a member of the Mansfield (OH) Area Local, where he previously served as president. “We are terribly saddened by Greg’s death,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “Our hearts go out to his…

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Police, U.S. Postal Service Intercept 12 Pounds Marijuana; Man Charged

(November 4, 2014) WALLINGFORD — A Hartford man was charged Tuesday after authorities intercepted two packages containing a total of 12 pounds of marijuana being sent through the United States Postal Service to a mailbox at a local UPS Store, police said. United States Postal Inspection Services discovered the two packages on Tuesday and called…

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USPS: Postal Inspectors ‘don’t play around’ – Three postal robbers sentenced

 (November 4, 2014) Denver Postal Inspectors recently arrested three suspects who robbed a USPS collections driver at knifepoint. Inspectors used witness descriptions and surveillance footage from several sources to charge the criminals, who eventually pleaded guilty. U.S. District Judge John Kane sentenced two of the robbers to five years each in a federal prison and…

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APWU: National Day of Action Nov 14 – Join an Event Near You!

11/04/2014 – Below is a list of actions taking place as part of the November 14 National Day of Action to Stop Delaying America’s Mail!  Contact the organizer to sign up and get involved in a local action.  And check back frequently as new events are being added all the time. Click on a state…

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