APWU: COVID-19 MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy extended until December 31, 2020

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, September 18, 2020 To: APWU Officers Subject: Extension of COVID-19 MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Please see the attached documents extending the COVID-19 MOUs through the end of 2020 and a letter from VP Doug Tulino extending the liberal leave policy. There is also a document with two clarifying…

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APWU: New MOUs on Annual Leave Carryover and Exchange

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Date: 9/3/20 To: APWU Officers Subject: New MOUs on Annual Leave Carryover and Exchange Please see the attached MOUs regarding maximum Annual Leave carryover and Annual Leave Exchange negotiated by President Dimondstein and Doug Tulino. MOUs are attached for all units (APWU, IT/AS, and NPPN). Please Disseminate Vance Zimmerman Industrial Relations…

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APWU President Dimondstein on PBS News Hour

August 5, 2020 With the election nearing and many parts of the U.S. in the grips of COVID-19, mail-in ballots have become a prominent issue. But President Trump has disparaged both the U.S. Postal Service and the integrity of voting by mail. What effect could his criticism have? William Brangham talks to Mark Dimondstein of…

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APWU President Dimondstein Appeared On MSNBC’s Meet The Press Daily

In the space of a few short weeks, Postmaster General DeJoy has introduced a troubling mail slowdown and President Trump has attacked postal workers with unfounded attempts to discredit vote-by-mail.Meanwhile, the Senate has still not taken action to provide the $25 billion that the USPS needs during this extraordinary national crisis. President Dimondstein appeared on…

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APWU: Extension of COVID-19 MOUs

Over the recent weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has raged across the country. Overall cases across the US have increased. The percentage of positives tests are increasing, and it was recently announced the overall COVID-19 caused death rate has increased. In many areas, COVID-19 cases are spiking to all-time highs—higher than even the worst of the…

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APWU Offers Help for COVID OWCP Claims

From the Office of President Mark Dimondstein 1300 L Street NW Washington, DC 20005 July 7, 2020 To: All National Officers, State and Local Presidents Re: COVID OWCP Guidance Sisters and Brothers: The work done by postal workers in this challenging time of pandemic has played a major role in keeping the country connected. But…

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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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