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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee holds Hearing on Oversight of the USPS

April 16, 2024
On 4/16, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing to conduct oversight of the USPS. The purpose of the hearing, as stated by Committee Chaiman Senator Gary Peters office

Grievance Moratorium will be in Effect Due to 2024 National Convention

April 11, 2024
The APWU and the Postal Service have agreed to a moratorium on grievances, disciplinary actions and arbitration hearings at the national, regional, state and local levels from July 8 through July 22, 2024, due to the 2024 APWU Biennial Convention,...

Right-to-Work? – Wrong!

"Right-to-work” sure sounds good. But “right-to-work” laws, which are being promoted and passed in many states around the country, are wrong for workers and wrong for America. These laws make it optional for workers covered by union contracts to...

Dispute Over PMRs with Dual Appointments as Casuals Working in Skilled Positions

A national-level grievance has been filed concerning the use of non-bargaining unit employees (PMRs) with a dual appointment as a casual being utilized in assignments requiring training and testing in violation of Article 7.1.B.3 of the National...

Important Retiree Legislation Mired in Congress

By the time you read this, a full year will have passed since Rep. Tom Davis (R-VA) introduced H.R. 1231, a bill that would allow federal, civilian, and military retirees to pay health insurance premiums on a pre-tax basis.

Viet Nam Era Veterans and Agent Orange

Agent Orange was one of the weed-killing chemicals used by the U.S. military in the Vietnam War. It was sprayed to remove leaves from trees that enemy troops hid behind. Agent Orange and similar chemicals were known as “herbicides.” Agent Orange was...