About the Eastern Region

The Eastern Regional Coordinator is responsible for union activity in Delaware, Maryland, parts of New York and New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington DC.

Taking on Challenges Together

(This article first appeared in the November/December issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

Brothers and Sisters, I hope and pray you and your families are healthy and staying safe. As the end of 2021 quickly approaches, we continue to deal with the COVID-19 Pandemic.

COVID cases are on the rise again with more folks being infected, especially with the Delta and Mu variants. Cases were down as a result of all the hard work we did in getting protocols in place. Once CDC restrictions were relaxed just prior to July 4 holiday, we started to see an increase in cases.

Daily MMO cleaning, Stand-up-Talks, and deep cleaning after a positive has been identified in a facility are crucial. Remember, a PS Form 1767 Report of Hazard, Unsafe Condition or Practice is always in play and must be completed to document deficiencies. Grievances must be filed to address these serious concerns. I realize this is monotonous, but we must stay focused; together we can meet the challenges.

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Upcoming Events

2022 New England States Convention

April 22, 2022 to April 24, 2022

One Monarch Place
Springfield, MA 01144

Package Plan – 2 Night Stay and Meals
Hotel – Single Person Occupancy Package: $159.00/ night, plus applicable taxes (Hotel)
Meals – $155 package (Russ Evans)
Parking - $18 overnight/ $8 per day

Take Note: The accommodations and meals are separate this year. The hotel will collect the funds for the hotel and the meal plan must be paid directly to Russ Evans.
Meal plan funds should be sent to:
Springfield, MA Area Local 497- 1124 Berkshire Ave Springfield, MA 01151

Meal Package includes:   
            Saturday –Hot Breakfast Buffet
            Saturday – Deli Plated Lunch
            Saturday Night – Buffet Dinner
            Sunday Morning – Hot Breakfast Buffet

Reservations must be made no later than 5pm Friday, March 20, 2022. 

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