Delegates Slam Retirees at APWU Convention

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: In a stunning turn of events at the recent APWU Convention, the delegates voted in alarming numbers that retiree involvement in support by retirees for active members in opposing threats of privatization and other dangerous initiatives is not needed or wanted. This…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 6, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “The Labor Day Parade this year is on September 3rd, 2018. The parade route will be the same as last year starting up by the PPG Paints Arena. Last year we lined up past the Arena up top of the hill just…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – June 22, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: Comment: For the life of me, I cannot understand the mindset that produced the redundant, unnecessary, unworkable, and provocative caveat contained in the letter, i.e., “…provided the issues addressed in the resolutions strictly address “retiree” issues.” Was there really a concern…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – Special Edition – the “Charlotte Story”

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: In addition to her postal career, Charlotte has had a full and responsible Union career as a long time Executive Board officer dating back through the 197Os. During that tenure she served as trustee, recording secretary, shop steward Chief Grievance Officer,…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – May 9, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Chapter members to attend both the Retiree Conference and the Convention! The Retiree Conference is a forum where discussion and debate is held prior to the Convention to establish what positions and…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – January 26, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: ON A PERSONAL NOTE – It is undisputed that the creation of the Committee and the activism that has continued over the years since it was formed, is unprecedented. Because of the scope of membership and the solidarity among the various…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – October 1, 2017 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: Two Holiday parties are scheduled for November. The Chapter will host our traditional party on Thursday, November 30. The Metro Local will host their party on Saturday, November 18. Full particulars for the Chapter party are set forth below. The Metro…

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