Young People Love the Postal Service Best

December 1, 2014

Few postal workers were surprised by a recent Gallup Poll that found that Americans rate the Postal Service highest among 13 government agencies – after all, the USPS routinely ranks at the top of such surveys. But many people were surprised to learn that young people gave the Postal Service the highest rating: 81 percent […]

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November 2014/USPS Voluntary Early Retirement Offer-No Incentive

December 1, 2014

There is probably one  USPS Voluntary Early  Retirement (VER) offer for each area.   There is no incentive. Here is the message sent out: As a matter of general interest, HRSSC is sending special Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) opportunity letters to eligible employees in the facilities listed below. In addition, eligible employees within 50 miles of these […]

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Follow-Up Statement from President Mark Dimondstein

December 1, 2014

   New revelations about the security breach in the Postal Service’s data systems are raising additional concerns about this very troubling incident. The APWU remains fully committed to protecting the rights of our members and demanding information from the USPS about what management knew and when they knew it.  Read more

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APWU Membership Meeting

October 1, 2014

Plan on attending the monthly meeting, October 12 at 3 pm.  There will be a meal after the meeting. Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks will be provided by the Local 888. Please bring a covered dish or your favorite dessert. Sign up at the Springfield Processing Plant or contact your steward if you plan […]

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2015 Plant consolidation Schedule

September 10, 2014

2015 Plant Consolidation Schedule Updated September 5 Click Here for 2015 Network Rationalization Schedule updated 9/5/14 [XLXS] Click Here for 2015 Network Rationalization Schedule updated 9/5/14 [PDF] 21CPW.COM

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September 10, 2014

Sign the petition: Save Our Post Office Springfield, MO I just signed a petition to The Missouri State House, The Missouri State Senate, Governor Jay Nixon, The United States House of Representatives, The United States Senate, and President Barack Obama: 1. Stop the closure of the… PETITIONS.MOVEON.ORG

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The Senate Can Help Stop Service Cuts and Plant Closures

August 5, 2014

   A move by the USPS that will slow America’s mail service and that threatens tens of thousands of jobs requires an urgent response, said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. On June 30, the USPS announced its intention to close and consolidate 82 mail processing facilities in 37 states throughout the country beginning in January 2015. On Aug. […]

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USPS Announces Plans to resume Network Rationalization in 2015

July 31, 2014

The United States Postal Service® issued a letter to its customers advising of its plans to resume rationalization (closures and consolidations) of its network of mail processing facilities which began in 2012.  To provide adequate time for planning and preparation, the Postal Service™ is providing this six-month advance notice of consolidations, for up to 82 facilities, which […]

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USPS to assign duties of National Recycling Program to mail handlers, custodians

July 31, 2014

According to USPS the National Recycling Program involves backhauling recyclables from Associate Offices (AOs) to its servicing Processing and Distribution Center (P&DC). Backhaul recycling is transporting recyclables such as mixed paper to P&DCs in properly placarded empty mail transport equipment (MTE).

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Deliberations Continue on Constitutional Resolutions

July 31, 2014

    Acting on the first resolution reported by the Constitution Committee during Wednesday’s session, as a cost-savings measure, delegates amended the APWU Constitution, shortening the time frame for National Conventions from five to four days.  The change also adds one-hour to each of the four days the convention is in session. Changing the order […]

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