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Interest Arbitration Panel for New Contract Appointed

Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg has been appointed as the impartial chair of the tri-partite interest arbitration panel and scheduled the opening day of the hearings for September 4, 2019.  When the APWU and USPS are unable to reach a new collective...

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...

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Activists Push for Cleveland Pilot Program

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)    On May 30, postal workers in Cleveland, OH had a special delivery for Postmaster General (PMG) Megan Brennan. Joined by Representative Marcy Kaptur...

What to Know About Pregnancy Discrimination

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is when an employer treats an employee or job applicant unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or...

Contract Mediation Ends, Interest Arbitration Next

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  “We invoked mediation to make sure we pursued every avenue to reach a good contract for the membership,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Despite...

The Role of Industrial Relations

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)    You spend much of your time at work. You interact with co-workers, managers and the public. During the course of your employment, you build...

Attacks on the Universal Service Obligation - A Backdoor to Privatization?

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)    The mission statement of A Grand Alliance points to two fundamental characteristics of the United States Postal Service that make it our national...

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