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Additional Extension of April 3, 2020 MOU, Re: Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirements Clerk Position Qualification, Agreed to by APWU & USPS

On October 1, 2021, Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks signed another extension with the Postal Service of the original April 3, 2020 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Re: Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirements Clerk (MRC) Position Qualification....

Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions until Dec. 31

President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs late last night (September 30), through December 31, 2021. The liberal leave policy has also been extended (see letter below). 

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Women's Health

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) It is important to take an active role in our health, and continue or catch up on healthy choices and preventative screenings. Because of concerns...

COVID Vaccines: Fact vs. Myth

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) COVID-19 is deadly and is continuing to quickly spread with the "Delta" variant. Cases, hospitalizations and deaths are rising. The APWU strongly...

How to Proceed When Considering a Merger

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) There may be various reasons why a local may want or need to contemplate a merger. Whether it is a result of decline in membership or elected...

Grief Management

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) When I attended the quarterly meeting of the Denver Metro Retiree Chapter on ZOOM, held on July 24, I was inspired to write this article about “grief...

The Solution to Resolving the USPS’s Delayed Mail Challenge and Building Back Better

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On July 20, the Postal Regulatory Commission advised the USPS not to change service standards. There were over 130,000 comments submitted to the...

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