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Workers Are Standing Up

(This article first appeared in the November/December issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Greetings postal heroes! Postal workers, nurses and medical personnel, meatpackers, farmworkers, transit workers, truck and delivery drivers,...

President Biden Names Two Nominees to Board of Governors

Today, President Joe Biden announced two new nominees to the Postal Service Board of Governors to replace outgoing governors. The President nominated Dan Tangherlini, who served as Administrator of the General Services Administration in the Obama...

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COVID-19 Vaccination Emergency Standard

In September, President Biden issued a directive to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring all employers with 100+ employees to ensure their workers are vaccinated or tested...

20th-Year Remembrance Event for Postal Workers Killed in Anthrax Attacks

On October 21, the United States Postal Service and the Nation’s Capital Southern MD Area Local (NCSMAL) held a remembrance event for the two postal workers killed by the October 2001 anthrax attacks. Joseph P. Curseen and Thomas L. Morris were both...

Kenneth Lester Appointed As Maintenance Division NBA

In accordance with Article 21 of the American Postal Workers Union Constitution & Bylaws, Kenneth Lester has been appointed to serve as Maintenance Division, Eastern Region National Business Agent. Kenneth Lester was selected by Maintenance...

Additional Extension of April 3, 2020 MOU, Re: Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirements Clerk Position Qualification, Agreed to by APWU & USPS

On October 1, 2021, Clerk Craft Director Lamont Brooks signed another extension with the Postal Service of the original April 3, 2020 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Re: Bulk Mail Tech and Mailing Requirements Clerk (MRC) Position Qualification....

Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions until Dec. 31

President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs late last night (September 30), through December 31, 2021. The liberal leave policy has also been extended (see letter below). 

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