Here’s How Hot It Is Inside a Mail Truck

Published on July 19, 2018 It was a day of blistering heat in Southern California, and now the family of mail carrier Peggy Frank, 63, wants to know whether she was killed by extreme temperatures while on the job. Frank was found dead in her mail truck in Los Angeles earlier this month. The temperature…

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AFL-CIO: Workers Memorial Day observed April 28

On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to defend hard-won victories by working people from attacks by right-wing Republicans and business groups. We will commit…

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APWU: Months before post office tragedy, employees complained about parking lot safety

By Caitlin Mota – April 22, 2016 KEARNY — Months before a Jersey City woman was fatally struck by a van at the post office where she worked, employee representatives had asked that safety improvements be made to the facility’s parking lot. Today marks one month since 54-year-old Nadia Assad died after being struck by…

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Man killed while repairing U.S. Postal Service truck in Hicksville Vehicle Maintenance Facility

WOODBURY – A man was killed while repairing a U.S. Postal Service truck in Hicksville Wednesday morning. Police say David Zimmerly was fixing the truck at the postal service’s maintenance facility on Ludy Street. Authorities say another employee didn’t see Zimmerly under the truck when he went to go move it and ran him over….

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