Final March 2019 APWU NPC Report by Southwest Florida Area Local President Sam Wood

National President’s Conference Notes – March 10 – 11, 2019 This is the final version of my NPC notes that I took. I limited my original notes in order to get them out to a few of my members as soon as I could. I have added Vance Zimmerman’s address to the NPC along with…

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National President’s Conference Notes – March 2019

National President’s Conference Notes – March 10 – 11, 2019 Via Sam Wood, President – Southwest Florida Area Local I have limited my notes drastically in order to keep these notes as short as possible while also being helpful to what was covered at the NPC. I apologize in advance for any errors or mistakes…

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USPS OIG Report: Postal Service Government Relations Responsiveness to Congressional Requests

Background This report presents the results of our review of the U.S. Postal Service Government Relations and Public Policy Office’s (Government Relations) responsiveness to congressional requests. Government Relations receives congressional requests from members of Congress or chairmen and ranking members of oversight committees and subcommittees. Some requests are informal, such as telephone calls or emails….

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USPS OIG Audit Report: Area Mail Processing Consolidations

Background In 2011, the U.S. Postal Service announced the Network Rationalization Initiatives (NRI), which involved potentially consolidating or closing 252 of 487 mail processing facilities. During 2012 and 2013, the Postal Service consolidated 141 mail processing facilities during Phase 1 of the NRI. The projected annual savings were about $865 million. In the summer of…

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New rules to be drawn up for post offices

The Hill - Opinion

By Lydia Wheeler – February 20, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service is considering revising its procedures for expanding, relocating or constructing a new post office. The rule would require the Postal Service to notify communities and their elected officials in writing and provide more information about a project earlier in the planning phase. The Postal…

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Is the NRLCA a labor union or a secret Government organization?

If you have not seen it by now, the NRLCA website now has a new “Terms of Use” document that one must agree to before they can log in. It is not that I did not expect it. I have been told that it was a big issue at the National Convention this year. In…

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