Donald Trump is set to be investigated by Congress over whether he used “the instruments of state power” to punish media outlets, a senior Democrat has said. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) have agreed to extend contract negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. Continue reading
CHICAGO (AP) — Postal workers and their supporters spent part of the Columbus Day holiday protesting what they see as a White House push to make the U.S. Postal Service private. Continue reading
SOUTH BEND, Neb. (WOWT) – For most people, getting mail just means a short walk to the curb.
In the small community of South Bend, Nebraska, it means a frustrating drive. Continue reading
09/21/2018 – APWU President Mark Dimondstein has announced that the union and the Postal Service have agreed to extend negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement for 30 days.
Our current union contract between the American Postal Workers Union and the United States Postal Service covers the wages, hours and working conditions of 200,000 postal workers. The current Collective Bargaining Agreement expired Thursday, September 20, 2018. Continue reading
ARIPEKA, Fla. (WFLA) – Aripeka could soon be a town without a post office. Continue reading
ALBERT, Kan. (KSNW) – “It’s a meeting place,” Roxeanne Sexton said. “You see your neighbors that you haven’t seen in awhile. You sit there, talk and see how they’ve been doing.” Continue reading
Alexandria, Va. (August 30, 2018) – In response to the president’s statement today setting across-the-board and locality pay increases at zero for non-postal federal employees, NARFE President Richard G. Thissen issued the following statement: Continue reading
Most observers believe that Donald Trump’s “task force” on the US Postal Service will rubber stamp the White House’s plan to privatize the agency. According to a Government Executive story posted this morning, though, it may be a while before we know exactly what’s in the plan, since Trump apparently wants the report kept under wraps until after the November elections:
The Trump administration is planning to keep secret until after the mid-term elections a report delivered to the president earlier this month with suggestions for reforming the U.S. Postal Service, according to individuals with knowledge of the plan.
The findings will not be made public until after the November elections, however, according to three sources made aware of the administration’s thinking. Trump directed the task force to make the recommendations actionable, either through legislation or regulation, the sources said, but is not planning to start implementation until voters elect a new Congress.
WASHINGTON – In a landmark decision, a federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated the U.S. Constitution and laws providing checks and balances in the federal government by attempting to deny more than 2 million federal workers their legal right to representation. Continue reading