Activist for Change Seeks APWU Presidency

Activist for Change Seeks APWU Presidency

Jerry Stidman a member of the American Postal Workers Union from Terre Haute, Indiana ramps up his campaign to gain their national presidency.  Stidman, a leading activist for a vibrant public post office with an all-union workforce will champion a positive message for change. The APWU represent over 200,000 active and retired postal workers.  These […]

APWU, Management Agree to Local Implementation Timeline

APWU, Management Agree to Local Implementation Timeline

07/21/2016 – In the wake of the arbitration award on the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, the APWU and USPS have agreed to a timeline for local negotiations, Director of Industrial Relations Tony D. McKinnon Sr. has announced. Local unions or management can open bargaining over changes to local agreements, in accordance with the schedule outlined in a July […]

APWU: Postal Reform Bill Needs Work

APWU: Postal Reform Bill Needs Work

07/20/2016 – A House committee has approved two important postal measures that may be considered by the full House in the fall. The Oversight and Government Reform Committee adopted the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016 (H.R. 5714) and the Postal Service Financial Improvement Act (H.R. 5707) in a voice vote on July 12. The Postal Service […]

NAPUS: Opportunities For Part-time Postmasters Outlined

NAPUS: Opportunities For Part-time Postmasters Outlined

The Postal Service has provided NAPUS and the League a letter that will be sent to part-time Postmasters outlining the policy concerning termination of saved hourly pay and opportunities for part-time Postmasters in remotely managed post offices (RMPOs) to be assigned to Level-6 career clerk craft positions in their offices. This is the latest information […]

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform leaders introduce and mark up bipartisan postal bills

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform leaders introduce and mark up bipartisan postal bills

On July 12, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform (OGR) advanced two postal reform measures: the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016 (H.R. 5714) and the Postal Service Financial Improvement Act (H.R. 5707). The bills were formally introduced earlier in the week by a bipartisan group of leaders of the OGR Committee: Chairman […]

NAPS: House Panel Clears Postal Reform Measure

NAPS: House Panel Clears Postal Reform Measure

NAPS UPDATE – 7/13/16 – A bipartisan postal reform bill passed a key vote in a House committee on Tuesday, leading to possible House passage of the measure in September, when the House returns from its seven-week summer recess. Although numerous hurdles and a short legislative calendar remain, postal reform proponents, including NAPS, were encouraged […]

NALC statement on House Postal Service Reform Act of 2016

NALC statement on House Postal Service Reform Act of 2016

NALC News – 7/12/16 – The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on July 12 advanced the Postal Service Reform Act of 2016 (H.R. 5714), a bipartisan bill introduced by leaders of the committee. Below is a statement from National Association of Letter Carriers President Fredric Rolando in response to the legislation: While this legislation […]

APWU: Arbitration Award Announced! We Have a New Union Contract!

APWU: Arbitration Award Announced! We Have a New Union Contract!

APWU – 07/08/2016 – The big news is in – 200,000 postal workers represented by the APWU have a new union contract! On July 8th, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued his arbitration award that sets the wages, hours and conditions of employment in our new union contract.  This award concluded a two-year struggle for “Good Service, Good Jobs, Good […]

APWU: Arbitrator Issues BMC Staffing Clarification

APWU: Arbitrator Issues BMC Staffing Clarification

APWU News – 07/06/2016 – In a supplemental decision issued on July 5, Arbitrator Ira Jaffe ruled in favor of the APWU on staffing at Bulk Mail Centers (BMCs), also known as Network Distribution Centers (NDCs). The supplemental decision clarified an Oct. 19, 2015, award in which Arbitrator Jaffe ruled that the USPS violated Article 19 of the Collective […]

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