CAUGHT ON TAPE: Charlotte NC postal worker tosses package to front door

9/12/2017 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Action 9 obtained a video of a postal worker in the university area throwing a customer’s package to the front door. The customer said he’s gotten mail damaged, late, or not at all, and the latest incident was an example. He didn’t want to go on camera, but neighbors did. After […]

APWU: Salmon Mail Haul Drivers Ratify Contract

09/12/2017 – Recently, APWU members employed by Salmon Companies voted to ratify a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the company. Salmon Companies is the largest ground transportation supplier to the United States Postal Service (USPS). Truck drivers for the private-sector company are part of the Support Services Division. The contract covers locals from Dallas, TX; […]

APWU: According to new report Unions Improve the Lives of All Working People

Truth Exposed in New Report by the Economic Policy Institute 08/31/2017 – Postal workers know first-hand that union jobs are good jobs. Unions help workers join together and bargain with their employer for better wages, benefits and working conditions. However, unions also stand up for the rights of workers who are not currently in a […]

APWU: Pilot test to begin on new DBCS the “ALPS” in two installations

…….. update on the Advanced Letter Processing System (ALPS). There are now two vendors Solystic and Siemens. These vendors have developed machines to be installed in Richmond, VA and Oklahoma City, OK.  The Solystic prototype is currently being installed in Richmond, VA and tentatively scheduled to be running in November, 2017. The Siemens prototype is […]

USPS, APWU contract ratified by Information Technology/Accounting Services employees

8/23/2017 The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) has ratified a contract that covers approximately 1,100 USPS employees in Information Technology and Accounting Services. The employees work in Postal Service data centers in St. Louis; Eagan, MN; San Mateo, CA; and Wilkes-Barre, PA. “Overall, this agreement is in the best interest of our employees, customers and […]

APWU: USPS moving ahead with misguided plans to gut workforce by targeting over 12,000 jobs

Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs 07/27/2017 – Following strong resistance from the APWU – and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) – USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations. However, this may only be a […]

APWU: Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

7/20/2017 – Following strong resistance from the APWU – and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) – USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations. However, this may one be a temporary reprieve as the USPS is planning to move ahead with their […]

APWU: Tentative Agreement Reached with Salmon Companies

07/12/2017 – The American Postal Workers Union reached a tentative collective bargaining agreement with Salmon Companies, the largest ground transportation supplier to the United State Postal Service. Truck drivers for the private-sector company are members of the APWU Support Services Division. The contract covers locals from Dallas, TX, Shreveport, LA, Little Rock, AR, and Memphis, […]