APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – June 1, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU In this issue: Reprint of Postage due: Don’t cancel the post office APWU President Dimondstein on Annuitant Retroactive Payments

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – WHERE WERE YOU 50 YEARS AGO IN MARCH?

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU Excerpt: To my dying day I will never forget where I was. I was the Business Agent for the National Postal Union Local in Western Pennsylvania, or NPU. (Many that read this may have no idea what that Union was. We were…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – October 15, 2019 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU Excerpt: “There is a tendency for Post Office retirees to become semi-isolated after retirement. While a small circle of former colleagues sometimes forms around coffee clubs, etc., larger gatherings of former work buddies and pals seldom occur. That lack of camaraderie was…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – January 1, 2018 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: Excerpt: Looking ahead, antics of the Trump administration and the rubber stamp Congress will test us in areas of importance to retirees. It is being reported that the so-called tax cut that likely will be adopted as this is being written is…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – January 2, 2017 Edition

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: “Post Office window clerks had a tough mailing season due to reduced staffing and limited hours windows were open. Lost in that hectic activity were the significant parcel volumes that were hijacked to Staples and other private businesses due to the management…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – July 15, 2016 Edition

[maxgallery id=”47756″]Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: There has been a lot of buzz about the size and numbers of participants in the Staples demonstrations that have been sponsored by the Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee going on three years since the effort began. Our Chapter is…

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