American Postal Workers Union

Type: Organization
Name: American Postal Workers Union
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Big cuts planned for postal facility

It may be deja vu all over again for the U.S. Postal Service’s Whitestone Processing and Distribution Center, which now is scheduled to move most of its operations to Brooklyn by fall 2015.There’s still a chance Congress could delay consolidation for ... [Published Queens Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Issa's Last Ditch Effort to Eliminate Saturday Mail Delivery Falls Short

A Republican lawmaker made a final stand this week to strike down legislative language requiring mail delivery six days per week, but his efforts ultimately fell short.Rep. Darrell Issa., R-Calif., wrote a letter to the House Rules Committee stating an ... [Published Government Executive - 6 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

COLLEGE POINT: Consolidation could trim College Point mail center

The College Point Mail Center could be back on the block two years after the community successfully rallied to save it.The United States Postal Service has announced it is resuming a nationwide program to consolidate 82 distribution centers, including ... [Published TimesLedger - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tulsa Mail Processing Plant Listed for Possible Closure in 2015

A mail processing plant in east Tulsa is on a list of possible closures before fall 2015.Employees at the U.S. Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center were told the news during a meeting at the end of June. The facility is located near 21st ... [Published KTUL - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers union to boycott Staples

The union representing Massachusetts public school teachers announced a boycott of Framingham-based Staples on Monday to protest the opening of U.S. Postal Service retail centers inside company stores.The move by the Bay State branch of the American Federation ... [Published WBJournal.com - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Teachers union joins Staples boycott in support of postal workers

AFT Massachusetts, a teachers union with more than 25,000 members, said Monday that it is joining a boycott of Staples Inc. in support of the American Postal Workers Union.Staples, the office supply giant based in Framingham, said last year that it was ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Theodore Kubisiak

, at St. Vincent’s Care Center, Bismarck. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, July 7, at Church of Saint Mary, Bismarck, with Monsignor Gene Lindemann officiating. Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, ... [Published Bismarck Tribune - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Postal Service to close dozens of mail centers

The U.S. Postal Service said this week that it would begin shuttering dozens of mail processing centers next year, a move it said was necessary because of congressional inaction on postal reform.The USPS, which has lost more than $28 billion since the ... [Published The Hill - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Classroom Supplier Staples Provokes Ire of Teachers' Unions

For teachers, the official end of summer may be that trip down the aisles of a giant office supply store, looking to score on back-to-school deals. But one of most recognizable office-supply chains might be losing a hefty amount of teacher business, after ... [Published Education Week Teacher - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

What We Decide Matters

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following information was released by the American Postal Workers Union (APWU):(This article appears in the July/August 2014 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)Clint Burelson, Clerk Division DirectorThe upcoming APWU convention ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

USPS to Shutter 82 More Processing Plants in 2015

In January, the U.S. Postal Service will resume its previously delayed plan to close more processing plants, the agency announced.The consolidations originally were scheduled for February 2014 but were pushed back for undisclosed reasons . The closures ... [Published Government Executive - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Mealey's Labor & Employment - 2nd Circuit: Arbitrator's Collateral Estoppel Application Did Not Exceed Powers

NEW YORK - An arbitrator acted within his authority when he applied the doctrine of collateral estoppel against American Postal Workers Union (APWU), the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled June 6, reversing the judgment of a trial court (American ... [Published Mealey - Jun 11 2014]

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"We will organize with allies around the country and deal with Congress in areas targeted for closings to make sure people get the postal service they deserve" Dimondstein said
"We have a good track record in Tulsa," Mose said. "We've won many awards for being the plant of our size and doing our jobs"
...retailer means potentially fewer good jobs and poorer service for our communities," AFT Massachusetts President Tom Gosnell said in a statement. "As long as Staples continues with this USPS (United States Postal ServiceService program, we will encourage our members to shop elsewhere."
"With less people, we're doing clerk work and anything else they can think of" Gomez said. "So that's the reason there's trash outside."

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Big cuts planned for postal facility [Published Queens Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
Activists protest satellite post office at Stap... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 5 hours ago]
Issa's Last Ditch Effort to Eliminate Saturday ... [Published Government Executive - 6 hours ago]
Banking at Post Office Could Deliver Renewed So... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - 9 hours ago]
COLLEGE POINT: Consolidation could trim College... [Published TimesLedger - 18 hours ago]
US Postal Service to downsize College Point mai... [Published New York Daily News - Jul 09 2014]
Teachers union urges boycott of Framingham-base... [Published Wicked Local Westport - Jul 09 2014]
Tulsa Mail Processing Plant Listed for Possible... [Published KTUL - Jul 09 2014]
Minneapolis Labor Federation backs boycott of S... [Published Workday Minnesota - Jul 09 2014]
Teachers union to boycott Staples [Published WBJournal.com - Jul 08 2014]
Teachers union joins Staples boycott in support... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 07 2014]
Theodore Kubisiak [Published Bismarck Tribune - Jul 06 2014]
Shrinking budget partially explains rundown pos... [Published Farmington Daily Times - Jul 05 2014]
Postal Service to cease operations at Petaluma ... [Published Petaluma 360 - Jul 05 2014]
Postal Service to close dozens of mail centers [Published The Hill - Jul 05 2014]
SOCIAL MEDIA VENT : The 2014 Labor Notes Confer... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 04 2014]
Classroom Supplier Staples Provokes Ire of Teac... [Published Education Week Teacher - Jul 04 2014]
What We Decide Matters [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 03 2014]
Duluth Postal Center Closure Will Affect Jobs a... [Published Wdio.com - Jul 03 2014]
Teachers, postal workers weigh Staples boycott [Published Mansfield News Journal - Jul 02 2014]
Planned closure of Roanoke's mail center could ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Jul 02 2014]
USPS aims to close facilities in Duluth, St. Cl... [Published TwinCities.com - Jul 02 2014]
Duluth mail processing center on chopping block [Published Duluth News Tribune - Jul 01 2014]
Seiu Votes to Boycott Staples [Published HighBeam Research - Jul 01 2014]
USPS to Shutter 82 More Processing Plants in 2015 [Published Government Executive - Jul 01 2014]
New Postal Service announcement has Roanoke sor... [Published WDBJ7.com - Jul 01 2014]
USPS to close up to 82 more processing plants i... [Published Post & Parcel - Jul 01 2014]
Protesters against USPS-Staples partnership dem... [Published Daily Californian - Jun 30 2014]
U.S. Postal Service to open call center in spac... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jun 24 2014]
Why Your Local Postal Workers Hate Staples [Published Motley Fool - Jun 22 2014]
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Post office piles on shift to low wage economy ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 29 2014]
By Richard Kirsch, originally published on Next New Deal The U.S. Postal Service is making changes that will add low wage jobs to our economy, rather than the middle-class jobs it's known for that we really need. The National Employment Law Project ...
Post Office Piles on Shift to Low Wage Economy ... [Published Next New Deal - Apr 29 2014]
The U.S. Postal Service is making changes that will add low wage jobs to our economy, rather than the middle-class jobs it's known for that we really need. The National Employment Law Project (NELP) has just come out with its latest report on the ...
Postal Workers Protest Against Staples [Published RedState Blog - Apr 27 2014]
In an effort to stop the steady hemorrhage of cash and market share, the management of the US Postal Service has entered into an agreement with the office supply chain, Staples, to allow postal services to be provided by Staples employees at selected ...
Postal Workers Picket Staples in Protest of In-... [Published TheStreet.com - YouTube - Apr 25 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xXvmFlFJcJc&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Postal Workers Picket Staples in Protest of In-Store Mail Service The American Postal Workers Union, on ...
Postal Workers Preparing To Protest Against Sta... [Published The Consumerist - Apr 23 2014]
( Ron Dauphin ) What’s a postal worker to do when a company that isn’t the United States Postal Service starts offering USPS products and using its own employees to sell those services? Prepare to protest, which is what the American Postal Workers ...
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