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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NPMHU: Postal Unions Prepare for National Day of Action – November 14, 2014

(November 3, 2014) On November 14, postal workers across the country will send an urgent message to Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and the USPS Board of Governors: Stop Delaying America’s Mail! The four postal unions, the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU), American Postal Workers Union (APWU), National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), and National…

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It takes a Village Post Office, but for what?

Almost every day over the past year, there’s been a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of a new Village Post Office. There are hundreds of stories in local newspapers about these grand openings. The Postal Service clearly thinks that Village Post Offices play an important role in its vision of the future. But it’s…

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