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House Committee on Oversight and Reform Introduces Bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act

On May 11th, Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Ranking Member James Comer (R-KY) of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform introduced the bipartisan "Postal Service Reform Act." The new bill is scheduled to be marked up on Thursday, May...

Industrial Relations Director Zimmerman Writes to Acting OPM Director for Clarification on EFEL Guidelines

On May 7, Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman wrote a letter to Kathleen McGettigan, Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), requesting guidance on the interpretation of certain guidelines for Emergency Federal...

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At Senate hearing, USPS Board nominees express commitment to improving quality and reliability, upholding universal service obligation

UPDATE: Today, April 28th, 2021, the Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) held a business meeting to consider pending nominations to the Postal Board of Governors. Following a roll call vote on each of the nominees,...

Remaining Level 6 Mailing Requirements Clerks Upgraded to Level 7

APWU Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Postal Service that upgraded the known remaining Level 6 Mailing Requirements Clerks (MRC) to Level 7. The MOU, dated April 20, 2021, identified four (4)...

APWU Statement on Derek Chauvin’s Conviction

Yesterday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted in the May 2020 murder of George Floyd. Last year, APWU President Mark Dimondstein, Executive Vice-President Debby Szeredy and Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Powell urged postal...

Do Not let the Postal Service take your “Pulse!”

The APWU was notified by the USPS that they will be attempting, again, to take your “Postal Pulse” The survey period is schedule from May 11, 2021 to June 11, 2021. The APWU leadership urges you to not let the Postal Service take your Pulse!

USPS Receives COVID-19 Financial Relief Following Success of #SaveThePostOffice Campaign

APWU members and our allies won an important victory in our fight to save the Post Office as the US Treasury Department last week released $8.648 billion to the USPS for COVID-19-related postal operating expenses and losses. The money came from a $...

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