2018 Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period

Reminder, in accordance with Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, penalty overtime rules are not applicable for a consecutive four-week period each year during December.  This year, the December period begins December...

Have a Conversation

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Organization Director Anna Smith Having a conversation with a non-member coworker can be downright intimidating. It is because of this...

Is the Postal Service Sick?

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Western Regional Coordinator Omar Gonzalez 33,400+ employees are absent daily claims management, triggering their Attendance Control Employee...

Reduce Inequality with Conversions to Career

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Clerk Division Director Clint Burelson  The single most effective bang for the buck method to significantly reduce inequality at the Postal...

"The Struggle Continues" - Moe Biller

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By MVS Division Director Michael O. Foster  The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) and the United States Postal Service (USPS) are in the...

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