Stop the Shutdown!

The United States is in the midst of the longest government shutdown – with 800,000 government employees locked out of their jobs. Thousands are currently forced to work without pay. Make no mistake: federal employees’ pay is being held hostage as...

John Dirzius Retires

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  John Dirzius Northeast Region Coordinator John H. Dirzius retired on Dec. 31, 2018. During a labor union career spanning more than four decades...

White House Targets Postal Workers

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  On Dec. 4, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department released the long-awaited report by the White House’s Task Force on the United States Postal...

The Ostrich Syndrome

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By President Mark Dimondstein  “Bury your head in the sand” is a common saying based on the myth that when an ostrich senses danger, it buries...

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