USPS: Tentative agreement reached on contract with HRSSC bargaining unit

USPS and the Human Resources Shared Service Center (HRSSC) bargaining unit have reached a tentative agreement on a 36-month contract. The HRSSC unit is under the umbrella of the American Postal Workers Union and covers approximately 218 employees represented by the union. “This agreement is economically responsible and fair to our employees,” said Deputy Postmaster…

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APWU: Vaccination Mandates by President Biden

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, September 10, 2021 9:58 AM Subject: Vaccination Mandates by President Biden On September 9, 2021, the White House released two Executive Orders on vaccinations for COVID-19. The Executive Orders on Requiring Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination for Federal Employees and on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors do…

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APWU Opposes Management Plans to Reinstitute Plant Consolidations and Closures

April 27, 2021 On Tuesday April 27, 2021 postal management informed the APWU of management’s intent to pursue consolidations and operational mail moves in 18 facilities nationwide. These proposed changes are taking place in the context of the Postal Service’s 10-year plan and proposed network and operational changes. The 18 facilities listed are among the…

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APWU: Major Agreement Reached on Function 1 “Mail Processing” Staffing

December 24, 2020 Postal Management and the American Postal Workers Union signed a major Memorandum of Understanding to help address the chronic understaffing at mail processing facilities throughout much of the country. Under the terms of the new agreement, over 5,500 new career positions will be created at 192 installations. The number of career positions…

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Postal Reorganization Act has been a failure for the USPS

By Dan Kuralt – September 7, 2020 As I listen to, and read all of the moaning and groaning by Democrats and writers with an “opinion” in the press and elsewhere, I find myself wondering where all these people were when the U.S. Postal Service was undergoing it’s long slide downward. Joe Biden was around,…

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APWU: LMOUs for Offices Without a Local Union Structure

July 13, 2020 The American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO and the United States Postal Service have agreed on a Local Memorandum of Understanding for Offices Without a Local Union Structure. The parties negotiated and agreed to a Memorandum of Understanding Re: LMOUs for Offices Without a Local Union Structure that calls for the parties at…

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APWU: Save the Post Office ad and Danny Glover spot hit the airwaves

(June 3, 2020) Postal workers and the fight to save the Postal Service hit the airwaves in two important new radio spots. A new radio ad, which focuses on the threat the USPS, was launched today by the American Postal Workers Union. The nationwide ad buy will include key states, whose senators will cast crucial…

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APWU President’s Statement: Postal Workers in a Time of Crisis

Mark Dimondstein – March 25, 2020 Since the early days of the Postal Service, we postal workers have helped stitch the fabric of the country together. Even in times of crisis – whether natural disaster, conflict, or economic calamity – the Postal Service has always been there, steadily reaching every American home and business in…

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