About the Western Region

The Western Region Coordinator is responsible for the union's activities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and American Samoa, Guam and Saipan.

They Don't Have the Right

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

We often hear that ‘management has the right to mismanage.’ NO THEY DON’T!  Laws require that USPS be run efficiently, including managing the workforce.

Postal regulations, statutes and our contract outline what management cannot do. When we fight management, we must use all three resources.

Postal life would be less hectic if only all parties followed the union contract. Regulations related to your working conditions, hours and wages are subject to the contract. Management does not own the Postal Service, they operate it.

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September 12, 2019

They Don't Have the Right

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  We often hear...

June 19, 2019

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