480-481 Local Takes Stand Against Hostile Work Environment

APWU members at the Metroplex Mail Processing and Distribution Center in suburban Detroit are taking a stand against an extremely hostile work environment.

Last Day for PSEs to Sign Up for Health Benefits

Postal Support Employees (PSEs) represented by the APWU have until June 30, 2016, to enroll in health insurance through the USPS Health Benefits (USPSHB) Plan. Coverage will be effective on July 9, 2016.

Raises to be Applied to PSE Exception Pay in Motor Vehicle Craft

Employees in the same category who are performing the same work should get the same rate of pay. That’s the premise of an agreement between the APWU and USPS, says Motor Vehicle Service Craft Director Michael O. Foster.

National Negotiations, Grievance Settlements

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) At the interest arbitration hearing for a new contract in february, the Clerk Craft presented two panels of workers who explained their job...

PSEs’ Hardships and Indignities

Nations’ Capital/Southern Maryland Area Local President Dena Briscoe, Lakeram Singh, Donica Collie, President Mark Dimondstein, Richard Ogoh, and Jody Harper. Nine Postal Support Employees presented emotional testimony on March 10 before a panel of...