APWU Update: Confirmed Rallies for National Day of Action on October 8

09/28/2018 – Privatizers – those who want to sell the public postal service to private corporations – are hard at work. Together we can stop them in their tracks. Get ready to hit the streets with our sister postal unions, family, friends, and community allies to Save Our Service. Rallies will take place at many…

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APWU, Sister Postal Unions Win Right to Bargain Over Cyber Intrusions

Web News Article #: 113-2015 06/02/2015 – In a precedent-setting agreement approved by the National Labor Relations Board, the APWU and its sister postal unions won the right to bargain with the Postal Service over a massive data security breach that took place in 2014. The historic May 19 settlement marks a win for unions…

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APWU Joins ‘Government Works for America’ Rally

Web News Article #: 024-2015 – 02/10/2015 Members of the APWU endured freezing temperatures with their brothers and sisters from other federal and postal unions at a “Government Works for America” rally organized by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) outside the Senate on Feb. 10. The rally was held in conjunction with AFGE’s…

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Postal Service pleads to Congress for help

The Hill - Opinion

Top U.S. Postal Service officials are increasing pressure on Congress to deliver legislation to overhaul the agency, saying that recent improvements in its bottom line will fade away over the coming year. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe and other agency officials on Friday called the Postal Service’s last quarter its best in six years, and the…

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Hopes dimming for postal service reform

The Hill - Opinion

(September 27, 2014) The U.S. Postal Service is besieged by financial losses, and the cavalry doesn’t appear to be coming. After years of debate, Congress remains stalled on legislation to prop up an agency weighed down by heavy employee costs and still struggling to remake itself in the Internet era. Two years ago, lawmakers worked…

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NPMHU: Postal Unions and 21st Century Coalition Send Joint Letter to Key Senate Appropriators

On September 9, 2014, the NPMHU and its sister unions (APWU, NALC and NRLCA), along with a business coalition that employs over 7.5 million American workers in the mailing industry, wrote a joint letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee requesting that the Committee place language in the appropriations bill freezing for one year the USPS…

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NPMHU: Postal Unions Express Joint Opposition to House and Senate Leadership

June 2, 2014 In a letter urging Senators and Representatives to reject any proposal that would weaken the Postal Service, the National Presidents of the four Postal Unions collectively object to a proposal to use the United States Postal Service as an offset to fund the federal highway trust fund. The letter to House and…

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Time to privatize your job?

What if you could sign up for Social Security at Sears? Wouldn’t it be handy to file your taxes at the nearest Walmart? Instead of driving many miles to a VA hospital, wouldn’t it be easier and less stressful (and according to some congressional Republicans, safer) to pop into your local 24/7 Doc-In-A-Box for treatment…

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