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USPS Releases Handout On VMF Organizational Changes

USPS Releases Handout On VMF Organizational Changes

May 26, 2015 – National Association of Postal Supervisors The Postal Service has released a document outlining what steps VMF employees should take in the wake of the VMF realignment.…

NEARLY ALL REMAINING USPS CLOSURES AND CONSOLIDATIONS PUT ON HOLD

NEARLY ALL REMAINING USPS CLOSURES AND CONSOLIDATIONS PUT ON HOLD

From the NPMHU – May 22, 2015 May 22, 2015- The USPS announced significant changes to the Phase II-2015 USPS Network Rationalization Consolidation initiative.  With the exception of the Houston…

APWU: Behind the Scenes, Corporations Influence Policy

APWU: Behind the Scenes, Corporations Influence Policy

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) In the last 10 years, more than 100,000 living-wage clerk craft jobs have been eliminated. Service standards have…

OIG Report Paints Bright Future for Postal Banking

OIG Report Paints Bright Future for Postal Banking

Is Check-Cashing Coming to a Post Office Near You? OIG Report Paints Bright Future for Postal Banking APWU News – 05/21/2015 – A report by the USPS Office of Inspector…

Postal OIG White Paper Examines Benefits of Providing Financial Services

Postal OIG White Paper Examines Benefits of Providing Financial Services

From The National Postal Mail Handlers Union On May 21, 2015, the Office of Inspector General issued a white paper entitled Examining the Road Ahead for Postal Financial Services, in which…

APWU: Contract Talks Extended One Week to Focus on Economic Package

APWU: Contract Talks Extended One Week to Focus on Economic Package

Provisions of Old Agreement to Continue APWU – 05/21/2015 – The APWU and the U.S. Postal Service agreed to continue bargaining for an additional week after they were unable to reach agreement…

USPS and Rural Carriers Contract Talks Reach Impasse

USPS and Rural Carriers Contract Talks Reach Impasse

From PostCom: On May 20, negotiations on a new labor contract between the United States Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) came to an impasse. The…

NALC: Fast Track update

NALC: Fast Track update

May 13, 2015 Following lots of twists and turns in the debate over how to consider Trade Promotion Authority (TPA)—better known as Fast Track—and related bills (including Trade Adjustment Assistance…

APWU Contract: For the Latest Info, Call the Contract Hotline

APWU Contract: For the Latest Info, Call the Contract Hotline

05/16/2015 – To stay informed of developments at the bargaining table as the expiration of the contract between the APWU and USPS approaches, union members are invited to call a telephone hotline.…

APWU Says “Wear Union Gear on Wednesday, May 20″

APWU Says “Wear Union Gear on Wednesday, May 20″

05/16/2015 – On May 20 – the day our contract expires – show solidarity by wearing APWU-themed gear to work. That’s the message from APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “I urge you to…

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