Judge to determine if mail carriers were disciplined for reporting injuries

An administrative law judge must determine whether the testimony provided by two mail carriers who claim they were disciplined for reporting workplace injuries is credible. In Secretary of Labor v. U.S. Postal Service, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission on Tuesday reversed and remanded a decision to vacate a citation levied against the U.S….

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APWU: 2018 Convention Transcript Now Available

Web News Article #: 108-2018 11/15/2018 – An official transcript of the proceedings from the APWU’s 24th Biennial National Convention is now available to union members on www.apwu.org. The convention is the highest governing body of the APWU. The 1,520-page document provides a full transcript of the business undertaken during the assembly, which took place…

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Seasonal Workers Needed At Pittsburgh-Area USPS Distribution Centers

November 2, 2017 PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With holidays quickly approaching, the United States Postal Service is in need of seasonal workers at Pittsburgh-area distribution centers. There are open positions in Warrendale at the Network Distribution Center and the Pennwood Place — Processing and Distribution Center, both in the Thornhill Industrial Park. Seasonal workers are also…

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APWU: 24th Biennial National Convention will be held in Pittsburgh, PA

Web News Article #: 106-2017 11/01/2017 – The 24th Biennial National Convention will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 20 – 23, 2018. Pre-Convention Workshops will be held on Friday, August 17 and Division Conferences on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19. The BMC Conference will be held the Friday following the convention,…

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Pittsburgh Postal Workers Protest Operations Being Diverted To Staples

February 21, 2016 PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – United States Postal Service workers protested in East Liberty Sunday morning. The group demonstrated outside the Staples store on Penn Avenue, where the U.S. Postal Service has set up non-union operations. Those in the Union fear that the U.S. Postal Service will ultimately close post offices, putting people out…

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Transgender employees at center of controversy over restroom at Pittsburgh PO

By Sheldon Ingram – November 10, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Members of the clerks union at the post office on the city’s North Side have voiced their concerns to management about transgender women using the ladies’ restroom. It is a matter that drew the attention of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, under the Department of…

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Pittsburgh postmaster charged with intimidating subordinate to cover up illegal activity

By Jonathan D. Silver – September 15, 2015 Pittsburgh’s postmaster has been charged with intimidating a subordinate in an effort to cover up his illegal opening of express mail packages, some of which contained drugs, at the East Liberty station over the past year, according to a criminal complaint made public today. Daniel P. Davis,…

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