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APWU The US Postal Service Is Building a Self-Driving Mail Truck

The US Postal Service Is Building a Self-Driving Mail Truck

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg/Getty Images Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds—and if the United States Postal Service has its way, the robots won’t stop them, either. Yes, the agency you know best for bringing you junk mail addressed to whomever lived in …

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Postal APWU: Postal Vehicle Service Scanning Duty Settlement Reached

APWU: Postal Vehicle Service Scanning Duty Settlement Reached

Posted on September 28, 2017 by postal 9/28/2017 – On August 31, the APWU Motor Vehicle Service Craft Division and the USPS came to a settlement for case numbers Q10V-4Q-C 16466169/HQTV20160275, Q10V-4Q-C 15300453/HQTV20150846 and Q10V-4Q-C 16466163/A19V20160276. The issue concerns the deployment of scanners to Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) drivers, as part of the Surface Visibility …

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APWU Rebuilding Our Country Should Boost Good Jobs, Not Privatization Schemes APWU

Rebuilding Our Country Should Boost Good Jobs, Not Privatization Schemes APWU

08/23/2017 12:36 pm ET Updated 1 day ago A union pre-apprenticeship program participant working with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power installs a more energy efficient showerhead at an Angeleno’s home. Earlier this month, Trump spoke fervently about major goals to rebuild our nation’s crumbling infrastructure. It’s clear to us all that America’s …

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APWU 2018 Contract Campaign and Slogan Contest! APWU

2018 Contract Campaign and Slogan Contest! APWU

08/18/2017 – The APWU’s national headquarters is gearing up for the upcoming 2018 Contract Campaign! And you can get involved by entering our contest to help us come up with our campaign slogan (click here for flyer and and see details below). The current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), also known as a union contract, between …

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APWU Second Significant COLA Increase of 2017 Announced APWU

Second Significant COLA Increase of 2017 Announced APWU

Web News Article #: 75-2017 08/11/2017 – In accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 13 cents per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective September 2. The increase is the result of an increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W). The increase will appear in paychecks dated September 22, 2017 …

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APWU Join the APWU in a Day of Action on July 18th to Fight the White House’s Budget Proposal

Join the APWU in a Day of Action on July 18th to Fight the White House’s Budget Proposal

Speak Up to Protect Your Job and Your Retirement! Web News Article #: 69-2017 07/13/2017 – The House Budget Committee is currently weighing a budget handed to them from the White house, which includes deep cuts to your pay and benefits. The final federal budget bill is slated to be released from committee to the …

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APWU What Happened to Clerk Transfers?

What Happened to Clerk Transfers?

Posted on July 13, 2017 Have you looked at eReassign this month? Only 61 Full-Time Regular clerk duty assignments were posted on eReassign this month. Normally, there are ten times that number. Only 17 districts posted any FTR clerk duty assignments. Most (40%) were in California. 51 districts posted NO FTR duty assignments this month. …

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APWU Organizing to Save Your Local Post Office

Organizing to Save Your Local Post Office

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine) By Executive Vice President Debby Szeredy Picture this scenario… your manager posts a formal notification stating the USPS’ intention to move your post office to an industrial park, or a carrier annex, or some other inconvenient and out-of-way location. Maybe the posting says days …

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APWU APWU Receives Recognition from Minority House Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Judy Chu

APWU Receives Recognition from Minority House Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Judy Chu

Web News Article #: 60-2017 06/15/2017 – On June 11, California Postal Workers Union President Mike Evans attended a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) event with Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA) and special guest Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 114th Congress. On behalf of the American Postal Workers Union, President …

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APWU APWU Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

APWU Geared Up to Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Posted on June 16, 2017 by postal 06/16/2017 – Throughout the country, the Postal Service has launched an all-out assault on our jobs and is blatantly violating the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in their staffing of post offices.  The USPS is reducing service to the community and disrupting the lives of postal workers by reducing …

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