APWU Executive Board Endorses Joe Biden for President

June 9, 2020 The American Postal Workers Union’s National Executive Board has voted to endorse Joe Biden for President of the United States. In their decision, the Board recognized his record of advancing the cause of unions, his support for the public Postal Service, postal workers, and his opposition to postal privatization. As our country…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – June 1, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: Reprint of Postage due: Don’t cancel the post office APWU President Dimondstein on Annuitant Retroactive Payments

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APWU: Liberal Leave Policy Extension

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:25 AM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Liberal Leave Policy Extension Today, President Mark Dimondstein received an extension on the Liberal Leave Policy. VP of Labor Relations Doug Tulino and HQ Labor Relations informed the field that the Liberal Leave Policy letter dated March 23, 2020…

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APWU: Extension of COVID-19 Temporary MOUs

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, May 12, 2020 5:01 PM To: APWU National Officers Subject: Extension of COVID-19 Temporary MOUs Today, President Mark Dimondstein and USPS VP of Labor Relations Doug Tulino agreed that all temporary MOUs related to the COVID-19 pandemic will be extended to May 25, 2020. This gives all the MOUs…

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APWU President Dimondstein Appears on Democracy Now!

April 29, 2020 President Dimondstein appeared on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez today. The interview covered the financial crisis facing the U.S. Postal Service, the impact of the Coronavirus on the USPS and the vital role of our public Postal Service in carrying out civic life across the country. Part 1 Part…

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Young Delegates Wanted for APWU National Convention

March 24, 2020 Subject: 35 and Under Union Activists Dear State/Local President: To assist locals in their efforts to include APWU young union activists at the 2020 national convention, the APWU will reimburse one-half of the cost of expenses (fully receipted) paid by the local/state union of at least one local/state union member, 35 years…

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APWU: Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing Function 1 & Function 4—COVID19

Sisters and Brothers: The attached MOU (Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing Function 1 & Function 4—COVID19) will help facilitate the other temporary memoranda we have recently signed as well as the Liberal Change of Schedule and Leave policy we have secured in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Those temporary MOUs, policy changes and…

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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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