San Jose Area Local 73

USPS Area Vice Presidents Letter on Liberal Changes of Schedule and Leave

March 23, 2020 As part of our ongoing collective response to the coronavirus pandemic and efforts to protect the health and safety of our members and their families, we have been meeting with USPS management. Today, the USPS issued the following letter to Area Vice Presidents stating the following: To the extent operationally practicable, managers and supervisors should accommodate employees who submit PS Form 3189, Request for Temporary Schedule Change for Personal Convenience as a result

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Audio from Tuesday’s Contract Call Available for Members

APWU Members can now access the recording from Tuesday’s March 17, 2020 “Contract Town Hall Call”. On the call, APWU President, Mark Dimondstein and Industrial Relations Director, Vance Zimmerman, spoke about the interest arbitration award and the union’s response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Log in to the APWU.ORG Members Section to hear the recording.

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Information for APWU Members on COVID-19

Your union officers are holding ongoing conversations with the Postal Service about COVID-19. We will continue to be in discussions with the Postal Service as the spread of the disease widens around the world and new information is learned. The APWU always prioritizes health and safety and is engaged on this issue. We are not allowing the Postal Service to take a passive approach to the risks of the disease. The most recent information on

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