Video: Former APWU President Guffey on Healthcare

This position expressed by Cliff Guffey in 2013 Congressional testimony is a major reason why Mark Dimondstein got elected to President of the APWU. Now it seems President Dimondstein has aligned with Guffey’s thinking. Source: Guffey on Healthcare – YouTube

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APWU: NLRB Orders USPS to Release More Info on Staples Deal

Web News Article #: 130-2016 06/23/2016 – In a major ruling in favor of the APWU issued on June 15, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ordered the Postal Service to immediately provide the APWU uncensored copies of documents about the pilot program that established postal counters inside Staples stores – information the APWU first…

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APWU Urges Obama to Veto Bill that Would Weaken Truck Safety

Web News Article #: 128-2016 06/22/2016 – The APWU is urging President Obama to veto an appropriations bill if it comes to his desk with a provision that would weaken truck safety regulations. As it is currently written, the appropriations bill for the Departments of Transportation (H.R. 2577) includes a section that would block implementation…

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APWU: Contract Arbitration Hearings Conclude

Web News Article #: 100-2016 05/06/2016 – Arbitration hearings on the APWU Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Postal Service have concluded and the union expects a decision in 30 to 60 days, President Mark Dimondstein has announced. During 18 days of hearings that focused primarily on the economic provisions on the new contract, the union…

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APWU: Contract Arbitration to Begin Feb. 17 – Goldberg Selected as ‘Neutral Arbitrator’ 

01/12/2016 – Arbitration hearings for a new APWU Collective Bargaining Agreement with the U.S. Postal Service will begin on Feb. 17, President Mark Dimondstein has announced. The case will be presented to a three-member panel comprised of a union-appointed advocate, a management-appointed advocate, and a neutral arbitrator, who determines the outcome. Under federal law, the…

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APWU: Important Arbitration Win in Fight Against Plant Closures and Consolidations

Web News Article #: 225-2015 12/04/2015 – Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled on Dec. 3, 2015, that the American Postal Workers Union and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union may now go forward with their Step 4 grievances challenging the Postal Service’s decision to close or consolidate approximately 82 mail processing facilities starting January of 2015….

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APWU Executive Board Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

NSB 14-2015 – November 11, 2015 The APWU National Executive Board voted on Nov. 5 to endorse Bernie Sanders for president. “Politics as usual has not worked,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Enough is enough!” The endorsement follows Sanders’ rousing speech before 2,000 activists at the union’s All-Craft Conference in late October. “We should judge candidates…

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APWU: NLRB Calls Interference on Staples

Web News Article #: 210-2015 11/04/2015 – The APWU won an important legal victory on Nov. 4 when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled unanimously that Staples cannot intervene in hearings on charges that the USPS illegally subcontracted work to the office-supply chain. “The ruling is very significant,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. If…

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