Bernie Sanders is on the Side of Postal Workers

Year after year, issue after issue, Senator Sanders has been on the side of Postal Workers. From fighting closures & consolidations to Stop Staples and the anti-privatization fight, he remains on our side. And today, we are proudly announcing: #NotMeUS!

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FMCSA – DOT Disputes Resolved

The APWU and Postal Service’s history regarding the Service’s decision to follow Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations dates back to 1995. Despite policy stating that DOT physicals would be scheduled by postal management, occur on the clock at a Medical Unit or Contract Medical Facility, and be paid for by the USPS, issues surfaced from the field concerning payment and scheduling of the different tests required to certify PVS […]

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Filling Maintenance Vacancies

Article 38 Section 4.A.1 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement requires the USPS to post a Notice of Intent for a period of seven days when a vacancy or newly-established position is to be filled. Section 4.A.2 requires that all vacant Maintenance Craft duty assignments be posted within 30 days of when the vacancy occurs. When local management fails to post a vacant position within 30 days, it must post a notice explaining the operational justification […]

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Over 400,000 People Demand a Postmaster General Who Supports the Public Postal Service

On Jan. 6, APWU national officers, fellow union members, organizers and activists, many from organizations in A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (Grand Alliance), gathered at USPS Headquarters to demand the Postal Board of Governors preserve the public Postal Service. The rally concluded a hugely successful petition drive launched after current Postmaster General Megan Brennan announced in October that she would retire on Jan. 31, 2020. 400,000 people signed the petition supporting […]

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Stop the USPS Sell-Off & Say NO to a Privatizer Postmaster General!

Postmaster General Megan Brennan has announced her departure as PMG effective Jan. 2020. The PMG has wide powers to shape the misison and service of the USPS. The PMG will be selected by the Postal Board of Governors. Call on them to appoint a PMG who will uphold the Postal Service’s public mission and work to preserve & enhance our national treasure.

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Message from the President: 2020 Starts with Renewed Energy

President Dimonstein’s message as we started the New Year with the delivery of more than 400,000 petition signatures to the Postmaster General. “Let’s enter this year with renewed optimism and energy. I look forward to working with all of you as we continue to advance the cause of postal – and all – workers.”

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