APWU to hold Arbitration Award Town Hall Call – July 21

07/08/2016 – APWU members are invited to join President Mark Dimondstein for a live CBA Arbitration Award Town Hall Call on July 21. at 12 p.m. or 8 p.m. To participate, you must register online by 4 p.m. (EDT), July 20. Click here to register. If you are experiencing difficulties registering online, call 202-216-2652. The […]

Postal Workers ask Canada Post to extend contract talks

OTTAWA, June 28, 2016 /CNW/ – Postal workers are asking Canada Post management for a two-week extension on the cooling-off period that would otherwise entail a termination of their contract on July 2nd. At that point, the union says Canada Post might either lock its workers out or try to force a walkout through punitive changes […]

USPS, Mail Handlers Union agree to extend contract negotiations indefinitely

From the National Postal Mail Handlers Union: 2016 No. 8 – May 25, 2016 You are reading the latest Contract Update produced and distributed by the NPMHU during the course of 2016 negotiations. These updates, along with the Union’s magazine and monthly bulletins, will keep mail handlers throughout the country informed and involved in the […]

Protesters Urge Obama to require corporations with federal contracts to disclose political spending

Protesters Urge Obama to Shine a Light on Dark Money  APWU President Mark Dimondstein addressed a rally in front of the White House on April 2, calling on President Obama to issue an Executive Order requiring corporations that do business with the government to disclose their political spending. Rally organizers presented petitions bearing 500,000 signatures […]

ABM Security challenging USPS $250 million contracts awarded to Command Security Corporation

February 1, 2015 – On December 31, 2014, USPS notified Command Security Corporation of the contract awards for approximately $20 million per year to provide security services at 50 USPS locations in 18 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. The award included a four year base contract and three two-year options. In addition, […]

Postal Bulletin: Equipment Maintenance Allowance (EMA) Schedule for Rural Routes

From Postal Bulletin 22406 – January 8, 2015 In accordance with the provisions of Article 9, Section 2.J.3 of the Rural Carrier National Agreement, effective January 10, 2015 (pay period 03-15), the equipment maintenance allowance (EMA) will decrease to 69.5 cents per mile. The EMA is 69.5 cents per mile, or a minimum of $27.80 […]

USPS updates notifications to APWU and Mail Handlers on involuntary reassignments in 2015

USPS has updated notifications to APWU and NPMHU of its intent to involuntarily reassign Clerks, Maintenance, Motor Vehicle Service (MVS) and Mail Handlers in the Pacific Area covering California and Hawaii. There is very little impact to management employees. note: This summary created by PostalReporter.com and compiled from letters sent to the unions named above […]

USPS awards UPS $365 million contract for air transportation services

(November 13, 2014) USPS awarded UPS Worldwide Forwarding, Inc., a subsidiary of United Parcel Service (UPS), a four-year contract  for air transportation services, both within and outside the continental United States.. UPS will perform air transportation and terminal handling services in support of a nationwide air transportation network. The estimated value of the base period of […]

FedEx workers at Newark, New Jersey facility vote against joining union

(November 13, 2014) Reuters – Workers at a Newark, New Jersey, FedEx Freight facility voted against joining a union on Wednesday, in a blow to a concerted drive by the Teamsters to unionize FedEx Corp. “We are proud of our employees for doing their homework on the union and making an informed decision against third-party […]