Article 6 Resolution for APWU 2020 National Convention

Via Bobby Donelson, President SWCAL Retiree Chapter: Attached is the Southwest Coastal Area Local Retiree Chapter Article 6 resolution on the APWU National Form. ARTICLE 6 REPRESENTATION WHEREAS, as the mothers and fathers of the American Postal Workers Union, retired members are a storehouse of knowledge, battle-tested experience, and wisdom to be utilized as a…

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Year End Message

2018 has come to an end and I look forward to a new and hopefully more productive year for the union. As far as the union issues it was not a very good year. The National Convention beat up on retirees. Only open support was from Nancy E. Olumekor Director Retiree Department, Sue Carney Director…

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APWU SWCAL Retiree Chapter has a WEB Page

Via Bobby Donelson, APWU SWCAL Retiree Chapter President: swcalretirees.org is the website for Southwest Coastal Area Local #917 of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO. Due to the fact the local’s swcal web page was deactivated in April, the Southwest Coastal Area Local Retiree Chapter has set up a web page. One important part of…

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Thirty-Nine (39) Questions for the APWU Q & A Related to HR 756

Via Bobby Donelson, APWU Southwest Costal Area Local Retiree Chapter President February 24, 2017 Dear President Mark Dimondstein: These are questions we have developed in the field and would like to have answers in your Q & A if possible. Most of the Questions were developed by California Union Representatives and Retiree Representatives. We hope…

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Possible changes to the APWU National Constitution

After a lot of consideration and based on what the retirees recommended I am submitting three recommendations for your review and comments (scroll down for resolution format). I think the changes negate the concerns the convention delegates had at the 2014 National Convention. This does not change any of the details related to retirees in…

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Comments and Information in Regards to Negotiations with the Postal Service

Via Bobby Donelson, President, Retiree Chapter, SCAL (scroll down for Bobby’s comments) Postal Reorganization Act On March 12, 1970, after extensive hearings, the House Post Office and Civil Service Committee reported a compromise measure containing provisions similar to the commission proposals endorsed by President Nixon. The bill included a 5.4 percent retroactive pay raise and…

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