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APWU Web News Article 015-2016

USPS to Implement Flat Redirection System

Employee Impact Expected at CFS Sites

02/05/2016 - In a letter dated Jan. 29, 2016,  the Postal Service notified the APWU that it plans to activate Flats Postal Automated Redirection Systems (FPARS) in 17 locations where there are Central Forwarding System (CFS) sites. Deployment of the new equipment is expected to impact employees in some locations as early as March 28, 2016.

Press Release

Staples and Office Depot, One Year Later

Postal Workers Take Opposition to Flawed Merger Plan Overseas and Across the Border

American Postal Workers Union Reaches Out To EU Allies as Companies Attempt to Save Stalled Effort to Create Office-Supply Monopoly

02/04/2016 - Exactly one year after Staples and Office Depot announced a merger plan that would create a dominant office-supply store monopoly in the United States and other markets, the American Postal Workers Union said today that it is expanding its opposition to the plan to other nations.

APWU Web News Article 010-2016

Liz Powell Honored on MLK Day

01/19/2016 -

APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell
with Reverend Al Sharpton.

APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell received the Breaking Barriers Award at the National Action Network’s Annual Martin Luther King Day Awards Ceremony on Jan. 18, where she was recognized for activism in the APWU.