Postal board finally receives three nominees to fill vacant posts

Washington Postal Scene — By Bill McAllister October 27, 2017 President Donald Trump finally has come to the aid of the United States Postal Service by announcing he will soon nominate three individuals, including the agency’s former inspector general, to serve on the agency’s long vacant board of governors. The White House disclosed the three…

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President Trump Announces three nominees to USPS Board of Governors

October 26, 2017 President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration: The following individuals to be Members of the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service: Calvin R. Tucker of Pennsylvania, for the remainder of a term expiring December 8, 2023. Robert M. Duncan…

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AFL-CIO President Trumka: ‘Buy America’ Good First Step for Working People

AFL-CIO Press Release – April 18, 2017 Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on today’s ‘Buy America’ and Work Visa Executive Order: We welcome efforts to improve the effectiveness of “Buy America” and “Buy American,” both of which commit taxpayer funds to support good jobs and businesses in America. Today’s executive order is a good…

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Chaffetz, PMG Brennan tout bill to sustain USPS

By Bill McAllister – February 15, 2017 Postmaster General Megan Brennan has joined a coalition of mailers and postal unions endorsing a bipartisan postal bill that a House committee chairman wants to get to President Donald Trump. At a Feb. 7 hearing, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, acknowledged the legislation…

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APWU Reaches Out to Trump Administration

News Service Bulletin 02-2017 01/25/2017 – Last weekend, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America. After the election, President Dimondstein pledged to work with President Trump and all elected representatives to achieve the APWU’s goals to defend good service, protect good union jobs and preserve our national treasure….

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President Trump Appoints Miscimarra NLRB Acting Chair

January 26, 2017 Washington, DC — President Donald J. Trump has named Board Member Philip A. Miscimarra Acting Chairman of the National Labor Relations Board. “It is an honor to be named NLRB Acting Chairman by the President,” Miscimarra said. “I remain committed to the task that Congress has assigned to the Board, which is…

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The Decline Of The Postal Service And The Rise Of Fake News

By Carla Gardina Pestana – November 28, 2016 The single most important institution the federal government could create, according to the founders, was the United States Postal Service. They believed access to accurate information was essential to the success of their new government. It was the first institution within the government that they created. At…

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All Out for Massive Labor-Community Protests – Inauguration Weekend Jan. 20-22

Call to Action – Let’s build a nationwide United Front against Trump by Communities and Postal Workers United & Community-Labor United for Postal Jobs and Services The election of Donald Trump is dangerous for all working people, including and especially immigrants, people of color, women, LGBTQ people and the disabled. Postal workers and customers can…

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