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    Wear Your Sticker on June 26

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    By Apwu133,
    News Service Bulletin #: Vol. 48 No. 5

    WhitePrideSticker.pngJune 26 is a big day for hundreds of thousands of postal workers and our families.  It’s the opening day of contract negotiations for our new collective bargaining agreement. June 26 is a day to stand up, speak out and show pride in our union and solidarity with our bargaining team.            

    Let’s all wear our stickers, showing we are “Fighting Today for a Better Tomorrow.”

     

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    Show Solidarity on Union Gear Thursday!

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 56-2018

     

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    Boston Metro Area Local Standing Strong & United
    on Union Gear Thursday!

     

    If your local is FIRED UP AND READY TO GO send union gear and contract action images to communications@apwu.org.

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    APWU Meets With Federal Task Force Considering Changes to USPS

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 55-2018

    APWU met with the White House Task Force on the Postal Service on Tuesday, June 6 and presented a series of recommendations and supporting materials on how the USPS could improve services, become more financially stable, and continue to remain a treasured public institution offering universal service to all citizens, regardless of where they live or work.

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    APWU Tells the PMG

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 54-2018

    APWU members are turning out and showing up for the Tell the PMG Video Challenge. Members from Baltimore to Dallas to Salt Lake City have already submitted videos explaining the importance of the work they do, that they deserve a fair contract, and they will fight not only for themselves but future workers!

    Passion Walker was recently converted to full-time position and now she’s standing up and fighting back so no one else has to go through what she went through.

    Want your voice to be heard? Tell your story on video and the APWU bargaining team will carry your message on to the negotiation table. Click here to fill out the submission form and upload your video. All submitters will be sent a free  2018 Contract Campaign t-shirt!

     

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    Tell the PMG!

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 53-2018

    Have you ever wanted to tell the Postmaster General a thing or two? Now you can. SelfieCAT.PNGArrionDC.PNG

    The APWU Contract Campaign is asking members to submit short videos to the union telling the story of the work you and other union members perform daily serving the publicand why you need a new – and fair contract! Tell your story on an APWU video and your APWU bargaining team will carry your message on to the bargaining table.>> Click here for the video submission form <<

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    After Over 60 Dutiful Years, He’s Retiring at 89

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 52-2018

     

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    David Celebrating 67 Years of Federal Service on May 31.

     

    When David Rodriguez first began at the U.S. Post Office Department in 1958, employees would show up and have to wait until work was available, resulting in 12- to 15-hour days with minimal pay. Not until 1963, with President Kennedy’s executive order, did federal employees have the right to even limited collective bargaining.

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    Join the Union Hall Call on June 14

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 51-2018

    Opening Day is June 26, and it is right around the corner! Are you ready?

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    Remembering President Emeritus William Burrus

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 50-2018

    Burrusgold.jpgAPWU National President Emeritus William Burrus passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the age of eighty-one. "We, as postal workers, including our families and our communities, have greatly benefited from his impassioned and determined life’s work and leadership."

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