A Grand Alliance Leads Push for Prefunding Repeal

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Before members of Congress prepared to head back to their districts for the August recess period, postal workers and allies in A Grand Alliance...

Message to the PMG - Not So Fast!!

APWU National Executive Board Counters Postal Management’s Cut and Slash ‘Business’ Plan with the Union’s ‘Service’ Plan (This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) 

What's to Come in Interest Arbitration

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman  Our efforts to reach a new contract are now entering the next phases of mediation and interest...

Postal Employees and Retirees See Threats to Pay and Benefits in White House Budget

The White House released its plans for the fiscal year 2020 budget this month. It once again attacks workers, calling for deep cuts to salaries, retirement and health benefits. It also echoes parts of the Postal Task Force December 2018 report that...

Not Surprising - USPS 2012 Cuts Do Not Create Projected Savings

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The Office of Inspector General (OIG) Oct. 15 report proves what postal workers have been shouting for years – cuts to mail processing and...

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