Highlights from the Recent APWU Miami Area Local Chapter Newsletter

Highlights from the Recent APWU Miami Area Local Chapter Newsletter

The articles included are: South Florida AFL-CIO Caravan Rally to pass the Heroes Act and to Support ALL Essential Workers & Save the Postal Service, Our “New Normal” of Service Talks in the Miami Area Local, APWU Statement on the Killing of George Floyd and the Continuing Struggle for Justice...

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Date Announced for PSE Conversions

Date Announced for PSE Conversions

Source: APUW.org The Postal Service has informed the APWU of the date that Postal Support Employees (PSEs) who have been employed in 125 workyear or larger offices for more than 2.5 years (30 months) will be converted to career status. Over 2,500 current PSEs will be converted on May 9, 2020,...

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Update

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Update

March 19, 2020 This message includes weekly updates on the COVID-19 response from CDC. The COVID-19 Outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated on the COVID-19 Situation Summary as it becomes available. What’s New Are You at Higher Risk for Severe Illness? Wednesday, March 18, 2020...

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We Have a New Union Contract!!

We Have a New Union Contract!!

Retroactive Back Pay and COLA Awarded March 11, 2020 The big news is in – 200,000 postal workers represented by the APWU have a new union contract! Neutral Arbitrator and Interest Arbitration Panel Chair Stephen Goldberg issued his binding decision on the terms of the new union contract between the...

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Members Are Asking…

Members Are Asking…

Source: www.APWU.org by Mark Dimondstein (This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Members have legitimate questions and deserve factual answers. “Why are we facing interest arbitration for a new contract when there was a tentative agreement?” “What was in it?” “Why didn’t I get a...

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