APWU Asks Wachovia To Stop Running Misleading Ad

APWU News APWU President William Burrus has asked the Wachovia Bank Corp. to stop airing a television commercial which strongly suggests that home mail delivery is the primary cause of identity theft. “The 700,000 employees who operate the most efficient, reliable and cost-effective mail service in the world object to your characterization,” Burrus wrote in […]

USPS Agrees to Pay $61 Million in Disability Discrimination Case

Glover/Albrecht v. Potter U.S. POSTAL SERVICE AGREES TO LARGEST EVER DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENT – $61 MILLION (Press Release) Under a class action settlement announced today, the United States Postal Service will pay $61 million to resolve the workplace disability discrimination claims of over 7500 current and former postal workers. Over $53 million will be distributed […]

Burrus: Congressional Intervention Would Interfere With Collective Bargaining

by APWU President William Burrus on Contracting Out Mail Delivery My testimony last month [PDF] before the House Oversight and Reform Committee revealed differences of opinion between the APWU on the one hand and the other postal unions and management associations on the other, regarding the issue of congressional interference in collective bargaining. The long-standing APWU […]

Star Wars Stamps Available in Post Offices Today

From USPS  Thirty years ago today, a film premiered in just over 30 theaters across the country. Not the biggest first-day showing a movie has ever had, but the ripples from those select theaters sent shockwaves across the cinematic universe still being felt today. Star Wars — the movie, the cult phenomenon, the biggest grossing […]

Seattle Area APWU Call on Congressmen to Support Bush-Cheney Impeachment

“The Greater Seattle Local, American Postal Workers Union recently called upon Congressional Representatives Jim McDermott [1] (D-WA-7), Jay Inslee [2] (D-WA-1), Adam Smith [3] (D-WA-9), Dave Reichert [4] (R-WA-8), Rick Larsen [5] (R-WA-2) and Norm Dicks [6] (D-WA-6) to institute an impeachment investigation in the House of Representatives into the actions of Bush and Cheney, […]

Photos: Air Force One, Marine One Stamps

Nation Gets Sneak Peek of Air Force One, Marine One Stamps Stamps to Go on Sale June 13     From USPS Two of the world’s most recognizable aircraft that fly as icons of freedom and democracy will appear on postage mid-June when the U.S. Postal Service issues the Air Force One $4.60 Priority Mail […]