Facing Challenges Together

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Greetings Brothers and Sisters from the Eastern Region officers and staff. I would personally like to thank all our members who participated in the...

Improper Article 12 Notification

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  We have received information from all parts of the country regarding letters proposing excessing in the Maintenance Craft. Affected occupational...

Florida Postal Workers Protest Staffing Shortages

On Monday, Feb. 19, members of the Florida Keys Area Local held an informational picket in front of the main post office in Key West, shining a light on the severe slashes to staffing and service that are causing mail delays and hazardous working...

P.O. Déjà Vu is Not a Good Thing

(This article first appeared in the January-February 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Western Regional Coordinator Omar Gonzalez The more postal changes occur, the more they remain the same - a mess! Mismanaged repeated schedule...

Des Moines’ Postal Services Should Be Expanded, Not Cut!

The following is an op-ed by President Mark Dimondstein and Des Moines Area APWU Local 44 President Mike Bates that originally appeared in Des Moines' Register on Nov. 9. The United States Postal Service belongs to all the people. Its valuable...

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