APWU Convention News Bulletin #2 – July 22 (video)

Click Here for Convention News Bulletin #02-14 July 23, 2013 Delegates Take It to the Streets – ‘The U.S. Mail Is Not for Sale’ Motor Vehicle Services: ‘Fighting for our Survival’  Clerk Craft Focuses on Resolutions, MOUs Maintenance Craft Debates Settlement Support Services: Successful Negotiations Delegates Debate Bargaining Resolutions The Labor Movement: Time for a New…

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USPS: VPOs aplenty – Richmond District opens 21st Village Post Office

(July 27, 2014) Richmond District has achieved quite a feat — it has the highest number of Village Post Offices (VPOs) in the Capital Metro Area and 21 of the 685 VPOs the Postal Service has opened across the nation. Richmond District has achieved quite a feat — it has the highest number of  Village…

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USPS: Travel card guideline changes for bargaining unit employees – Effective July 24

Effective July 24, bargaining unit employees with government-issued individually billed travel cards will no longer be permitted to use the cards for cash advances. Cash advances are no longer a standard component of travel card programs. The guideline doesn’t affect other card features or employees’ ability to pay for travel-related expenses. The change is being…

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APWU Press Release: Thousands to Protest in Chicago Loop Against Shift by USPS of Postal Services to Retailer

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, Chicago Teachers Union Leaders and Other Supporters Will Join Postal Workers to Send Message: The U.S Mail is Not for Sale For Immediate Release July 21, 2014 – Thousands of members of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), joined by supporters, including AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and leaders of the Chicago…

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APWU Convention News Bulletin #01 – July 22, 2014

Convention News Bulletin #01-14 (2.06 MB) In this News Bulletin: – The Trial and the Verdict: ‘Dump the Postmaster General!’ – President Mark Dimondstein: ‘It’s Time to Stand Up and Fight Back’ Stepping up Postal union solidarity Improve and expand postal services A winning strategy Fighting spirit – Historic Postal Union Alliance Rallies APWU Convention Delegates –…

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APWU National Convention Gets Underway

Web News Article #: 142-14 July 21, 2014 – Delegates to the APWU National Convention are ready for action after several days of pre-convention workshops and conferences. Monday, July 21, will feature a State of Our Union address by President Mark Dimondstein, speeches by several  members of Congress, and messages of solidarity by postal union…

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