APWU asks Locals for information on two issues related to delayed mail

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2020 To: Regional Coordinators <RegionalCoordinators@apwu.org>; NBAs <NBAs@apwu.org> Brothers and Sisters I am asking that you reach out today to some of your locals and provide information on two issues related to delayed mail. First, was there a service talk given to the employees concerning talking to the…

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USPS: How to deal with news media inquiries

The Postal Service wants employees to follow proper procedures when interacting with the news media. If an employee is contacted by a reporter or another member of the media, the employee should refer the individual to his or her supervisor or manager. The employee can also direct the reporter to the USPS Newsroom website, which…

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APWU provides updated Coronavirus COVID-19 guidance/information

Via Sam Wood, President – Southwest Florida Area Local Brother Vance Zimmerman sent an e-mail out this morning (3/1/20) stating the following: “An employee at the Seattle NDC has tested positive COVID-19 (corona virus). You will find attached all the documents the Postal Service sent us last night. Please disseminate to your various mailing lists…

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USPS: Zero Tolerance policy on workplace threats and violence

The Postal Service is committed to cultivating a positive and safe work environment that’s free of threats, intimidation, bullying and violence for all employees. To help fulfill this commitment, a threat assessment team is available to respond to threats, assaults and potential violence at all USPS locations. These teams are located at district and area…

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Postal Safety Lip Service – Strange and Gory Tales from the Postal X-Files

By Mel Carriere – February 18, 2016 Every day postal employees are literally beaten to near unconsciousness by safety propaganda, to the point where they are literally slipping, tripping and falling over a perilous obstacle course of posters, videos, and mind numbing management blabber related to safety in the workplace. Now I’m not here to…

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More on how Planet Postal Revolves Around Amazon – Still Beating this not Quite Dead Horse

By Mel Carriere – July 22, 2015 Excerpt: “If Jeff Bezos had a not quite dead horse to beat like me, you bet he would flog that animal mercilessly for not making production quotas. He has already started to sneak his heavy handed, 19th century style management into the postal service, which became clear to…

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