APWU, Federal, Civil Rights Groups Oppose Nominees to USPS Board of Governors

September 30, 2015 APWU, Federal Unions and Civil Rights groups sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid expressing opposition to USPS Board of Governors nominees —particularly James Miller III and Mickey Barnett. ¬†Stephen Crawford (D) was nominated by President Barack Obama¬† in June 2012 for a term […]

Groups pushing USPS to provide broader workplace accommodations for Pregnant postal workers

Major civil rights coalition seeks broader accommodations in the workplace for pregnant postal workers A coalition of civil rights organizations is pushing the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to provide greater workplace accommodations, such as light duty, for pregnant employees. In a letter to Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human […]

Major civil rights coalition opposes USPS consolidation plans

…a major civil rights coalition is concerned that current policies could dull the luster on that legacy. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights says Postal Service consolidation plans could harm the black community that has depended on it. In a related issue, the Leadership Conference also urged the Senate to delay confirmation of […]