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APWU Web News Article 018-2016

Missed the Town Hall Call? Listen to it Here

02/10/2016 - As the union makes final preparations for arbitration on a new contract, APWU members heard updates during two Telephone Town Hall calls with President Mark Dimondstein held Feb. 9. Questions submitted by union members were also addressed. 

Dimondstein also reminded union members to wear Fighting for Justice stickers on Feb. 17, the opening day of arbitration. 

To listen to an audio recording of the call, click here. [Members only]

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.

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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.