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Briefing: Why We Need the Postal Service

Legislative & Political Director Judy Beard appeared on a panel convened by the Institute for Policy Studies. The group explained why we need to save the Postal Service from this immediate threat — and support innovations like postal banking...

Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell Honored with Shirley Chisholm Breakthrough Leader Award

On July 30, Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell was honored with the 2020 Shirley Chisholm Breakthrough Leader Award, named after the “unbought and unbossed” 1972 presidential candidate. The award was presented as part of The Summit for Civil...

Stay Informed About Your Union

Zero Base Initiative, Zero Change

The Zero Base Initiative, which is the Postal Service’s new terminology for the old Breakthrough Productivity Initiative (BPI), is causing concern among many Motor Vehicle Craft union members. While the name has changed, the stated goal of the...

Fighting Contract Postal Units; Protecting Retail Jobs

The USPS announcement in May that more than 3,200 stations and branches in Level 24-and-above post offices would be evaluated for possible consolidation or closure has sparked great concern across the country. Retail employees are understandably...

e-Team Report, Nov. 18, 2011

More Calls for USPS Privatization - Take Action Today! Tell Congress to Vote No on H.R. 2309! Congress Moves through Budget Funding Measure – Defers Postal Service’s Prefunding Deadline Congressman Introduces Two Pieces of Legislation Aiming to...

Meet Our New Favorite Ball Team Breakfast for Champions

APWU locals all over the country are seizing the opportunity to support the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team. The Human Relations Department asked locals and state organizations to host a breakfast and organize our members to cheer for this...

NRLCA Award on Review and Concurrence

A National Rural Letter Carriers Association (NRLCA) award in which the arbitrator found that Article 16.6 of the USPS-NRLCA National Agreement, which is not materially different from Article 16.8 of the USPS-APWU National Agreement, is violated “if...

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