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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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Surviving a Hurricane or an Earthquake

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As I write this article, many APWU members are still recovering from the effects of this year’s devastating weather. My prayers go out to my APWU...

The Billionaire “Space” Race is Built on Workers’ Backs

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) With great media fanfare, three billionaires, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Richard Branson of Virgin Group and Elon Musk of Tesla, are engaging in a new “...

VA Issues New Rules Regarding Mandatory Vaccination

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On July 26, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) became the first Federal Agency to require the COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of...

Update on Postal Service Reform Act

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The Postal Service Reform Act of 2021 is critical to providing the Postal Service with much-needed financial relief. It is slowly moving its way...

Contract Update

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) APWU Is “Locking Down” With Management On September 7, the National Negotiation Committee (NNC) locked down with management for a week of intense...

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