01/29/2015 - Apparently, the reduction in first-class mail volume is hilarious to USPS management.
Boycott Quill.com, Too!
01/29/2015 - Several APWU locals were unpleasantly surprised recently when packages they ordered from an online office-supply website were delivered by people wearing Staples’ uniforms.
01/28/2015 - Just weeks into the 114th Congress, a new bipartisan coalition of eight U.S. representatives is taking a stand for prompt, reliable mail service.
01/27/2015 - According to USPS statistics, approximately 320 Motor Vehicle Craft employees have been converted to career status as a result of residual vacancies since a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Filling Residual Vacancies was signed in March 2014 and a set of Questions and Answers on the issue was signed by the union and management in May 2014.
01/27/2015 - With contract negotiations set to begin on Feb. 19, the APWU has been busy preparing for bargaining and for winning support from the American people.
01/27/2015 - New House Resolution Takes Aim at Delayed Mail
Just weeks into the 114th Congress, a new bipartisan coalition of a dozen U.S. representatives is taking a stand for prompt, reliable mail service.
01/26/2015 - When Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe retires at the end of the week, he’ll get a retirement package of more than $4 million.
Not bad for a “civil servant.”
But in his controversial farewell address to reporters at the National Press Club on Jan. 6, Donahoe made clear that he doesn’t think the union’s newest members deserve any postal retirement at all.
Training for the union’s campaign to win a good contract moved to the Northeast Region on Jan. 21 and 22, and participants left the two-day session ready to get started.
APWU member David Yao and NALC retiree Jack Hayes participated in events before a Martin Luther King Jr. Day rally in Seattle on Jan. 19.
On Wednesday Jan. 21, dozens braved the snow to protest the fifth anniversary of Citizens United v Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruling that opened the floodgates to allow a tidal wave of corporate money to influence politics.