Vegas shooting: APWU officers and members in Las Vegas for conferences and training

Engine trouble becomes blessing for postal clerk After checking into their room at Bally’s Las Vegas, the Anderson couple was strolling up Las Vegas Boulevard toward Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, drawn by the strains of live country music. “We were actually walking that way,” Jeremy Threet said via phone Monday to The Herald Bulletin. […]

APWU: Postal Vehicle Service Scanning Duty Settlement Reached

9/28/2017 – On August 31, the APWU Motor Vehicle Service Craft Division and the USPS came to a settlement for case numbers Q10V-4Q-C 16466169/HQTV20160275, Q10V-4Q-C 15300453/HQTV20150846 and Q10V-4Q-C 16466163/A19V20160276. The issue concerns the deployment of scanners to Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) drivers, as part of the Surface Visibility (SV) program. The issue initially arose in […]

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 […]

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 […]