CPWU: Petition to Staples CEO Ronald Sargent

Linked below is the petition we are using in Portland to get individuals involved (not the “contact me” column) in the Staples boycott.  We are petitioning at community gatherings and union, neighborhood and community meetings. Also below is a link to the California Federation of Teachers resolution which can be adapted for other organizations. Petition to…

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PW Hangout: Join the fight to save mail delivery!

Streamed live on May 20, 2014 Why is the Postal Service pretending it is losing money when, in fact, it is making a profit? What’s behind the the push to shut down post offices and privatize services? These questions and more were discussed at our monthly People’s World Google Hangout. Featuring John Dick, hero letter carrier…

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APWU Member Resources

Resource Types APWU Constitution & Policy Documents APWU Forms APWU Pamphlets & Publications Collective Bargaining Agreements Collective Bargaining Reports Congressional Testimony Consolidation Notifications Flyers Joint Contract Interpretation Manuals Legislation Magazines Pay Scales USPS Handbooks & Manuals USPS PSE & Casual Compliance Reports Click Here and Join APWU Today Because You Can’t Afford Not To!  …

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OIG Report: Southeastern Pennsylvania P & DC Consolidation

BACKGROUND: The U.S. Postal Service continues to aggressively cut costs. Its efforts include consolidating the mail processing network to align it with reduced mail volume and a smaller workforce. This report responds to a request from Congressman James Gerlach of Pennsylvania’s Sixth Congressional District regarding redistribution of processing functions of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Processing and…

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UPDATED: NJ State Postal Workers Union 43rd Annual Convention (additions in red)

New Jersey State Postal Workers 43rd  Annual Convention Bill Lewis, President  Monday, June 16 – Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Bally’s Atlantic City, New Jersey Leader of the YearMark Dimondstein National Officers Attending State Convention Debbie Szeredy, Vice President Liz Powell, Secretary/Treasurer Tony McKinnon, DIR Anna Smith, Organization Dir. Regional Coordinators Attending State Convention John Dirzius…

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USPS: EBay passwords should be changed, CISO says

Employees should change their eBay passwords, the Postal Service’s Corporate Information Security Office (CISO) says. CISO’s advisory follows eBay’s recent disclosure that it experienced a major security breach. The personal information of 145 million eBay customers was exposed, according to the company. In a statement, eBay said it had “no evidence of any unauthorized access…

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NY Senator Gillibrand Urges USPS to Keep Fire Island’s Cherry Grove PO Open During Peak Season

The Only Post Office for Cherry Grove Residents Faces Threat of Closure May 22, 2014 Fire Island, NY – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today called on the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to ensure that the Cherry Grove Post Office remains open on Fire Island during the peak season between Memorial Day and Labor Day. USPS…

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Postal supervisor stole sports cards from mail, sold them for thousands

John Bu, 38, was busted Thursday and charged with possessing stolen mail, which carries a maximum sentence of five years behind bars. Neither snow, nor rain, nor hail could stop a Brooklyn postal supervisor from hawking valuable baseball, basketball and football cards taken from the mail, prosecutors claim. John Bu, 38, was arrested Thursday and…

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