Postal Support Employees Deserve Better

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)  By Health Plan Director John Marcotte The USPS continues to fall short in its obligation to provide Postal Support Employees (PSEs) health insurance...

The Function One Fiasco

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Eastern Regional Coordinator Mike Gallagher  The USPS embarked on a mission to staff all Function One Mail Processing operations using a program...

Letters

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)  Feb. 18, 2018 Dear Editor Mark Dimondstein, My name is Susan Nichols and I am sending you this [letter and photograph below] on behalf of the group of...

PS Form 50 Personnel Actions

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2018 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)  By Support Services Director Steve Brooks  I am writing this as an attempt to inform APWU officers and employees at all levels across the country of...

First 2018 COLA Increase Announced

In accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 25 cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective March 3.  The increase is the result of a rise in the Consumer...

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