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    Flyer: Your Post Office Receives Zero Tax Dollars

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 37-2018

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    As tax day approaches, it is a good time to remind everyone about the important fact that the Postal Service receives zero taxpayer dollars. Get the word out! Download this flyer to print and share. Stay tuned to Facebook and Twitter on tax day for other ways to spread the word.

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    Flyer: Your Post Office Receives Zero Tax Dollars

    Apwu133
    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 37-2018

    tax-day-flier.png

    As tax day approaches, it is a good time to remind everyone about the important fact that the Postal Service receives zero taxpayer dollars. Get the word out! Download this flyer to print and share. Stay tuned to Facebook and Twitter on tax day for other ways to spread the word.

    View the full article


    Oklahoma Teacher Strike

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 35-2018

    Taking inspiration from the grassroots victory of the West Virginia education workers, the teachers and school workers in Oklahoma are taking a stand for themselves and their students. They, as well as educators in Kentucky and Arizona are proclaiming “enough is enough.”

    "This is our kids' future and the future of our state," said APWU Oklahoma State President Ashley Cargill... "When we support each other, we can all go further."  

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    Changed My Mind

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    By Apwu133,

     

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    Past APWU President Moe Biller and Steve Lord

     

    The following is a reprint of a column by APWU of Wisconsin President Steve Lord that ran in the November-December 2017 issue of  The Badger BulletinSo, I haven’t changed my mind about retiring. I only have 50 days left at the USPS and a few months as State President but, I have changed my mind about a few other things. One of the things I have changed my mind about is term limits for our elected U.S. representatives.

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    Q&A with Our Revolution President Nina Turner

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    By Apwu133,

     

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    Nina Turner speaking at the 23rd Biennial National
    Convention on Aug. 22, 2016 in Orlando, FL

     

    Our Revolution formed in the wake of Senator Bernie Sanders’ ground-breaking presidential campaign. The American Postal Worker spoke with its President, former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner about the organization’s future goals.  Q: What is Our Revolution? 

    A: “Our Revolution is an organization that is building progressive, grassroots movements all across the country, in a way that reminds people that the political power is in our hands. In order to create a strong democracy, people have to be engaged.

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    National Reassessment Program Discriminated Against Injured Workers

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    By Apwu133,
    Web News Article #: 34-2018

    The time is now for all current and former permanent-rehabilitation and limited-duty postal employees who were subjected to the USPS National Reassessment Process (NRP) between May 5, 2006 and July 1, 2011 to file a timely claim with the Postal Service to seek monetary damages and other relief. The Postal Service has exhausted all of its administrative appeals in the class action discrimination complaint, McConnell v. USPS.

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    APWU Member April Burger is 2017 Passport Acceptance Agent of the Year

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    By Apwu133,

     

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    April Burger (left) with Brenda Sprague, Deputy Assistant
    Secretary for Passport Services, after the award ceremony.

     

    April Burger, a 31-year member of the Jefferson City Local (MO) and the local’s secretary-treasurer, was unanimously chosen as 2017 Acceptance Agent of the Year for the Department of State’s (DOS) National Awards Program for Passport Acceptance Facilities and Agents. She was honored at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 29. 

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    ‘Let Them Eat Cake’

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    By Apwu133,

    (This article first appeared in the March-April 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

    By President Mark Dimondstein   President%20-%20huck1dec.jpg

    When the hungry people were demanding bread, French Queen Marie Antoinette was said to utter the words, “Let Them Eat Cake!” Little wonder she lost her head in the ensuing 1789 French revolution.

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