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, USPS Resolve Dispute Over CDL Training

Web News Article #: 167-2015 08/24/2015 – The APWU and USPS agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding re: Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Training for Automotive Mechanics and Technicians on Aug 18, Motor Vehicle Service Craft Director Michael O. Foster has announced. The dispute arose in 2001, when the Postal Service unilaterally waived the requirement that…

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100 years ago today the postal service inaugurated its Motor Vehicle Service

U.S. Post Office Department Motor Vehicle Service (MVS) cap badge, number 6000, with vertical hinged pin and safety clasp on verso. Spread eagle surmounts circular medallion with upper portion marked “U.S. MAIL.” Medallion bears U.S. Capitol and hooded truck at center, surrounded by “POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT MOTOR VEHICLE SERVICE.” Numerical figures inscribed on skirt. In…

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Albuquerque postal service employee fires gun at work, arrested (video)

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) — A U.S. Postal Service employee is in custody after bringing a gun to work and firing one shot. It happened early Monday morning on Albuquerque’s main post office property at Broadway and Mountain. No one was hurt in the shooting and it’s unclear what lead up to it, however, one employee who…

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NLRB Issues Complaint Over USPS Failure to Provide Info to APWU

Web News Article #:  086-2014 May 8, 2014 – In response to two charges filed by the APWU, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a complaint against the Postal Service on April 30, asserting that the USPS “has been failing and refusing to bargain collectively and in good faith,” by refusing to provide information…

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