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House Committee on Oversight and Reform Introduces Bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act

On May 11th, Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Ranking Member James Comer (R-KY) of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform introduced the bipartisan "Postal Service Reform Act." The new bill is scheduled to be marked up on Thursday, May...

Industrial Relations Director Zimmerman Writes to Acting OPM Director for Clarification on EFEL Guidelines

On May 7, Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman wrote a letter to Kathleen McGettigan, Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), requesting guidance on the interpretation of certain guidelines for Emergency Federal...

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Fighting to Include Postal Workers in Stimulus Package

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Since the beginning of the 117th Congress, we have focused a lot of attention on making sure the White House and Congress include USPS in the upcoming...

New Policy Brief Shows Importance of Postal Service to Black Families in Present and Future

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) In February, the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) released a new policy brief, titled “Black Families Have a Major Stake in the Future of the Public...

Labor News

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) 1,400 Warehouse Workers and Drivers in New York Win Raise After Strike On January 17, around 1,400 members of Teamsters Local 202 who work at Hunts...

Learning the Union Difference

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) There is certainly something to be said for developing working relationships with postal management or company representatives. When you have someone...

MVS Challenges Zero Base Review

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The APWU initiated a National Dispute on January 29, 2021, challenging the Postal Service’s National Zero Base review program and Transportation...

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