NPR: The Postal Service Is Suffering Amid The Coronavirus

President Dimondstein appeared on NPR's All Things Considered to talk about the funding crisis that the Postal Service if facing. "Just think about: In this pandemic, information is going into people's homes on health. Medicines are going into...

Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act

The Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act (FFCRA) extends to postal employees some additional leave benefits due to the Coronavirus and the illness it causes--COVID-19. APWU represented employees, both career and non-career, are entitled to the...

Stimulus Bill Passes Congress but the Fight Continues

“It’s outrageous that the stimulus bill passed by Congress doesn’t include any financial support for the USPS,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Including needed funds to provide for the safety of workers and the mailing public.”
Coronavirus

New Retail Directive to District Managers and Postmasters

This pdf includes additional directives to district managers and postmasters.  Specifically dealing with retail units.  It addresses social distancing, dealing with the hazmat question, increased cleaning frequencies, AND instructions to place/...

Statement from President Dimondstein: Postal Workers in a Time of Crisis

Since the early days of the Postal Service, we postal workers have helped stitch the fabric of the country together. Even in times of crisis – whether natural disaster, conflict, or economic calamity – the Postal Service has always been there,...

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