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    Washington Region Council, Tri-State Conference

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Washington Region Council, Tri-State Conference which will be held in Martinsburg WV, hosted by the West Virginia Postal Workers Union.  We will be meeting at the Holiday Inn,
    301 Foxcroft Avenue. Dates of the conference are September 20 and 21, 2019.  Room rates are $93.00 if reserved by August 29, 2019.

    Passing of ATU's International President Larry Hanley

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 38-2019

    2019-05-09_Larry_HanleyA_ATU_1.JPGThe American Postal Workers Union is mourning the sudden loss of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) International President Larry Hanley. We extend our deep condolences to his immediate family and his extended ATU family.

    Brother Larry Hanley will be missed. His life’s work in the cause of justice for working people has bettered the lives of countless workers and his example of bold leadership will inspire working people for generations to come.

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    Together We Can Stamp Out Hunger

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 37-2019

    NALC_Stamp_0.pngThe APWU National officers are asking members to actively support the 27th Annual National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 11. Each year on the second Saturday in May, Postal workers come together to collect and donate millions of pounds of food for local food banks. Click here for more information.

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    Hawaiian Postal Workers Support US Mail – Not for Sale Campaign

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 36-2019

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    Activists at the 25th Bi-Annual Hawaii State Convention took the pledge to fight against the privatization of the US Postal Service.

    Delegates to the HAPWU Convention dedicated an entire afternoon of training to the fight against privatization to ensure the mission of the Postal Service to serve every American community.

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    Contract Update

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 35-2019

    The APWU is continuing to move forward towards interest arbitration. Preparation of hearing presentations, evidence, and witnesses is occurring every day.

    The craft directors and their assistant directors are working together with the lead negotiator, President Mark Dimondstein, and the negotiation’s chief spokesperson, Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman, on the issues that their craft will be facing in the interest arbitration hearings. For example, the crafts are all currently working on presentations that show how important each of their respective craft’s work is, the complexity of the jobs postal workers do, and how critical each job is to the mission of the postal service.

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