APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – October 14, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU Excerpt: FOR POST OFFICE UNION RETIREES, THESE ARE THE STAKES Unless Biden/Harris wins, the Postal Service will be privatized, thus the Union will be attacked and lost Unless Biden/Harris wins, Social Security will be decimated and destroyed by 2023* Unless Biden/Harris wins,…

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PMG DeJoy confirms additional resources to ensure successful delivery of Election Mail

October 1, 2020 WASHINGTON, DC — As part of the ongoing preparations by the United States Postal Service for the November election, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy requested the issuance of an internal directive to authorize and instruct the use of additional resources to satisfy any unforeseen demand and ensure that all Election Mail is prioritized…

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Do It Now: A Timeline of the Postal Service’s Work Hour Reduction Plan

Cutting 64 million work hours would save about $3 billion in labor costs. That equates to about 33,000 jobs. It may be the largest cost-cutting operation ever attempted by the Postal Service. Every employee, every craft is affected. According to the Washington Post, Mr. DeJoy “has told associates he was brought in to stem the…

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PMG affirms readiness for election in call with National Association of Secretaries of State

WASHINGTON, DC — As part of ongoing preparations for the November election, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy held a conference call today with the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Election Committee. This second meeting with NASS follows an Aug. 27 conference call with the NASS President and Election Committee Chair and co-Chair in addition…

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APWU Pittsburgh Retiree Record – September 15, 2020

Via John P. Richards, President – Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU A Call To Action Recent statements from Trump and PMG Delay* and concurrent developments throughout the Postal Service should have even the most sanguine disbelieving rank and file on edge. For too long too many have pooh poohed the alarms about privatization…

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USPS: PRC approves temporary price increases

The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) has approved the temporary price increases for commercial domestic parcel products that USPS proposed last month. Retail prices for parcel products are unaffected. The planned commercial price increases for Priority Mail Express, Priority Mail, First-Class Package Service (FCPS) and Commercial Parcel Select will take effect Oct. 18 at 12 a.m….

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APWU WR Coordinator Gonzalez was on The Special Report: US Post Office In Crisis

From: Grace Diaz <gdiaz@specialneedsnetwork.org> Date: August 19, 2020 at 10:31:15 AM PDT To: Omar Gonzalez <ogonzalez@apwu.org> Subject: A Special Thank You Reply-To: <gdiaz@specialneedsnetwork.org> Dear Omar, Thank you so much for joining The Special Report today. Your insightful comments are an invaluable part of a dialogue that is informing and inspiring viewers across the country. We…

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