APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – March 22, 2019 Edition

Excerpt: “The APWU Convention last year witnessed outrageous disrespect and insulting comments at microphones against retirees, led by Eastern Region Coordinator Mike Gallagher and his sycophants and leadership of a California Local. This occurred during discussion of a modest proposal concerning retiree representation at conventions. Under this blistering attack the proposal failed. What was at…

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Happy Holidays from APWU Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter

At this time of the year when we count our blessings, we have so much to be thankful for. We have life, family and secure retirement thanks to our Post Office careers. On behalf of the members of our Retiree Chapter, we take this opportunity to pause and reflect on our good fortune and give…

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Delegates Slam Retirees at APWU Convention

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: In a stunning turn of events at the recent APWU Convention, the delegates voted in alarming numbers that retiree involvement in support by retirees for active members in opposing threats of privatization and other dangerous initiatives is not needed or wanted. This…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – August 6, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “The Labor Day Parade this year is on September 3rd, 2018. The parade route will be the same as last year starting up by the PPG Paints Arena. Last year we lined up past the Arena up top of the hill just…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – June 22, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: Comment: For the life of me, I cannot understand the mindset that produced the redundant, unnecessary, unworkable, and provocative caveat contained in the letter, i.e., “…provided the issues addressed in the resolutions strictly address “retiree” issues.” Was there really a concern…

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APWU: Submission of Resolutions to National Conventions by Retiree Chapters

Excerpt: After much thought and based on the contents of the 2008 letter, the NEB has adopted the policy that Retiree Chapters should be allowed to submit resolutions to the National Convention, provided that the issues addressed in the resolutions strictly address “retiree” issues. Related: 2018 National Convention Resolutions: Retiree delegates seated with a voice…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – May 9, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for Chapter members to attend both the Retiree Conference and the Convention! The Retiree Conference is a forum where discussion and debate is held prior to the Convention to establish what positions and…

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