Former Spartanburg, SC Local APWU President charged with embezzlement

On September 12, 2018, in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, Spartanburg Division, Dana Quinn Roush, former President of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 403 (located in Spartanburg, S.C.), was charged with one count of embezzlement in the amount of $10,089, in violation of 29 U.S.C 501(c). The charge…

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Former Secretary-Treasurer of Columbia, SC APWU Local Sentenced for Embezzling $41,823

On March 22, 2017, in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina, Sharon Holmes, former Secretary-Treasurer of American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Local 807 (located in Columbia, S.C.), was sentenced to one day of imprisonment and 18 months of supervised release. Holmes was also ordered pay restitution in the amount of…

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Union, along with community protest USPS relocating Florence, SC processing facility (video)

(September 20, 2014) FLORENCE, S.C. – People of different walks of life, bonded by one issue gathered in front of post office in Florence Saturday morning to protest the departure of the postal service’s processing facility. “It’s a variety of trying to help save jobs and service, good service and social responsibility. It’s all in…

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Florence, SC mail processing center set to close

FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – The United States Postal Service in Florence has downsized its processing center. Soon, any mail with a zip code starting in 295 will be processed in Columbia. The close will cause a major delay for some. “One of the big effects is that mail will go from a 1 to 3…

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