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APWU Web News Article 195-2014

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Dimondstein: Don’t Let Postmaster General Put USPS in a Museum

10/30/2014 -

"Postmaster General Donahoe is implementing one of the greatest threats to the public Postal Service to date,” APWU President Mark Dimondstein says in a new video. Standing in front of the National Postal Museum, Dimondstein adds, “This is where Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe would permanently put the public Postal Service.”

e-Team Report, Oct. 24, 2014

10/24/2014 - Get involved before it is too late – Election Day is around the corner!

Election Day is just two weeks away and in several states, the polls are already open. In many contests, the margin of victory is expected to be extremely small. Control of the United States Senate and many governorships will hinge on the outcome of a number of tight contests where the candidates are separated by only percent or two or two in the polls.

APWU Web News Article 190-2014

Retiree COLAs Set at 1.7%

10/22/2014 - The Social Security Administration has announced a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of 1.7 percent for the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS). The increase will be reflected in January 2015 annuity payments.

APWU Web News Article 189-2014

APWU to Harvard President: Stop Staples Deal or Quit Board

10/22/2014 - The APWU has placed a full-page ad in The Harvard Crimson calling on Harvard University President Drew Faust “to do the right thing or resign.” The right course of action, the ad says, is for Dr. Faust, who sits on the Staples Board of Directors, to use her influence to end the no-bid deal between the office-supply chain and the United States Postal Service.