Des Moines Area Local and BMC Protest for a Viable Postal Service!

  On Nov. 8, APWU Des Moines Area Local and the Des Moines BMC Local (Iowa) held an informational picket in front of the downtown processing and distribution center to send a resounding message to postal management: Postal Workers Want First-Class...

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...

Labor Distribution Codes

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Maintenance Craft Directors  When we punch into work, the USPS time-keeping system tracks our workhours based on the operation we badge onto...

Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg Issues Award in MS-1 Handbook Dispute

In his award dated September 13, 2017, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued his decision in the MS-1 Handbook case no. Q10T-4Q-C 14171644/Q10T- 4Q- C 16481407. 

Pages