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Das 110 HCRs Noncompliance Award Issued

As a remedy for the Postal Service’s failing to comply with the award, Arbitrator Das ordered the Postal Service to provide the bargaining unit a monetary remedy “based on the number of additional hours that would have been worked on unconverted...

New Resources Available for Veterans

On June 7, the APWU posted three new resources compiled for APWU members who are Veterans of the Armed Services.

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Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirement Clerk

On June 7, 2021, Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks reached agreement with the Postal Service to extend the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Re: Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirement Position Qualification. The MOU, which was originally dated...

Training Guides for LSSAs Updated

The training guides for Lead Sales & Services Associates (LSSAs) were recently revised in May of 2021. The training materials include the following:

Anton Hajjar Confirmed to Postal Board of Governors

Today, May 28, Anton Hajjar was confirmed by the Senate to serve on the Postal Board of Governors. He joins two other recent nominees, Amber McReynolds and Ron Stroman, who were confirmed by the Senate on May 12. The Postal Board of Governors now...

The Struggle Continues in Alabama as 1,100 Coal Miners Remain on Strike

In the May-June 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker, we reported on the Warrior Met Coal Miners’ strike in Alabama, which began on April 1 following the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) filing unfair labor practices charges with the NLRB....

Bipartisan Postal Reform Legislation Introduced in the Senate

Last week, Chairman Gary Peters (D-MI) and Ranking Member Rob Portman (R-OH), of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, led a bipartisan coalition of 20 original co-sponsors in introducing the Postal Service Reform Act of 2021 in...