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USPS is Testing Self-Driving Trucks

Recently, the USPS conducted an automotive mail haul pilot program test for a 1,000-mile trip between Phoenix and Dallas...Currently, regulations are in place that limit the testing and use of automated vehicles. However, the Federal Motor Carrier...

Contract Mediation Ending

On June 3, President Mark Dimondstein and Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman reported to the APWU National Executive Council (NEC) that the contract mediator stated that the APWU and the USPS were too far apart, and further discussions...

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249 Post Offices, Stations, Branches on a Suspension / Discontinuance List for 2019

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  State and local presidents have been sent the latest Suspension List for 2019 that was released after Quarter 4 FY 2018. A Mobilizing Toolkit was also...

Fighting Back Against Outrageous Demands

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The next two stages in the battle to achieve a good new union contract are mediation (currently underway and projected to last 45 days) followed by...

APWU State and Local Presidents Advocate on Capitol Hill for Postal Workers' Rights

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  On March 12, APWU State and Local Presidents attending the National Presidents Conference (NPC) in Washington, D.C. spent a full day on Capitol Hill...

APWU Members Take a Tax Day Stand Against Privatization

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  On April 15, Tax Day, thousands of APWU members and allies took to the streets to spread the news that the U.S. Mail Runs on Zero Tax Dollars! At more...

Don’t Let the Postal Service Take Your Pulse!

It is that time of the year when the Postal Service wants to take your pulse!  Like previous years, the 2018 Postal Pulse survey showed the USPS what we already knew: Your work environment is not good; your supervisors treat you poorly and morale is...

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