What I took away from the Tampa APWU Local Town Hall with Mark Dimondstein on H.R. 756

Via Thomas Benson, President – APWU Lake Geauga Area Local #1204 Let me start with something the President said that truly concerned me and I have not been able to stop thinking about it. The President stated “I am one of those people who doesn’t ask for permission, I ask for forgiveness.” I can’t help…

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APWU Philadelphia Retiree Chapter votes unanimous opposition to H.R. 756

On Thursday, February 17th, the APWU Philadelphia Area Local Retiree Chapter voted unanimously to strongly oppose HR 756 unless and until it is restructured to remove ANY changes to Retiree Health Benefits / Federal Employee Health Benefits. We will be sending a letter to our Retiree Chapter membership, APWU National Executive Board and APWU HQ…

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NARFE: Postal Reform Legislation Update

Legislation to reform the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has been introduced early in the 115th Congress in the House. NARFE opposes the bill, H.R. 756, and is aggressively lobbying against the bill in its current form. Postal reform legislation has not yet been introduced in the Senate this Congress. Summary of H.R. 756, The Postal…

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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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NARFE Urges Opposition to House Postal Reform Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2017 Alexandria, VA – National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) urged members of Congress to oppose the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017, H.R. 756, which was introduced yesterday by House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-UT, along with the co-sponsorship of Ranking Member Elijah E….

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Legislation Introduced to Reform Postal Employees’ Benefits

By Ian Smith – February 1, 2017 Legislation has been introduced in the House to make a number of reforms to the Postal Service. The Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756) would make pension funding reforms, allow for postal rate increases and even allow the Postal Service to provide non-postal services in some…

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Update on the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016

By Ken Garner – December 2, 2016 Earlier this week a group of industry representatives met with Emily Murray, Staff Director of the Ways & Means Health Subcommittee to discuss the prospects of H.R. 5714. During the meeting the group learned that the Ways & Means Committee had serious concerns about the bill and would not…

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