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Interest Arbitration Next Session - APWU Rank and File Witness Panels

During the next session of interest arbitration (Sept. 24-26), postal workers from the workroom floor will serve as key witnesses in front of the arbitration panel. “We always knew that interest arbitration was a possibility and have been preparing...

Opening Day Testimony

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  As your National President, I was honored to present testimony on behalf of all our members on the opening day of Interest Arbitration on Sept...

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House Majority Supports H.R. 2382

On August 16, the USPS Fairness Act (H.R. 2382) achieved a bipartisan majority of cosponsors. This critical milestone is the direct result of a successful, day of action held on July 23 and our ongoing work with the AFL-CIO, and our sister postal...

Tampa Area Retiree Chapter Members Meet with Congressman Charlie Crist

On August 9th, members of the Tampa Area Retiree Chapter were joined by Congressman Charlie Crist in St. Petersburg, FL as they celebrated the anniversaries of Medicare and Social Security. Members asked the Congressman questions regarding drug...

Retirees: Online Applications for Holiday Temp Jobs Due Sept. 2, 2019

Time is running short for APWU retirees who are interested in applying for temporary positions as Holiday Clerk Assistants: Online Applications are due Sept. 2, 2019. The Peak Season Exception Periods memo signed by President Mark Dimondstein and...

New MS-1 Settlement and Implementation

On Aug. 8, the Maintenance Craft reached a settlement with the USPS regarding Handbook MS-1, TL-5 and TL-6 Revisions and Related Maintenance Management Orders, originally grieved by current Maintenance Division Director Idowu Balogun.

Senate Approves New Members of the Board of Governors and the Postal Regulatory Commission

The Senate confirmed three appointees to the Board of Governors on Thursday, August 1, before adjourning for the summer recess. Ron Bloom, Roman Martinez IV, and John Barger will join current Governors David Williams and Robert Duncan

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