PMG DeJoy advocates Medicare Integration for Retirees as part of reforms

“As the Postal Service has said for years, Congress and the Commission have long delayed much needed legislative and regulatory reforms which would have helped to address the situation. Congress must enact reform legislation that addresses our unaffordable retirement payments. Most importantly, Congress must allow the Postal Service to integrate our retiree health benefits program…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 18, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: Annual Holiday Party Cancelled A Year of Cancellations Post Office Going, Going, Gone? Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 18, 2020

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 3, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: United Labor Day Parade Cancelled The Pandemic United States Constitution Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 3, 2020

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APWU Retiree Chapter President’s editorial: Cry Wolf?

Everybody is familiar with the childhood fable of the village shepherd boy who continuously cried wolf as a joke to arouse all the villagers. When a wolf actually did appear and the boy cried Wolf, he was ignored as it being just another joke and his sheep were devastated by the wolf. The parallel here…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – July 22, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU A Serious Unintended Consequence Excerpt: “For the last few holiday periods, the Postal service and the union agreed to a controversial procedure that permits some recently retired Clerks to be re-employed in select Post Office operations. The result for the retired Clerks…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – July 6, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In 1945 a movie titled, They Were Expendable, was released. The subject matter was about the PT (Patrol Torpedo) boats that were used in WW II which were expected to be sacrificed in combat with the Japanese enemy. Those small boats and…

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APWU: Local Presidents’ Zoom Training

On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 1:11 PM, Liz Powell <epowell@apwu.org> wrote: The Secretary-Treasurer’s Department will be hosting a Local Union Zoom Meeting which will include training on holding executive board meetings, union meetings, and nomination of officers, if an election is pending. I am inviting the Auxiliary and the Retiree Chapters to join us if…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – June 19, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: THESE ARE THE TIMES THAT TRY MEN’S SOULS… CHAPTER ACTIVITY IS IMPACTED WHAT NEXT?

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