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    APWU Urges ‘No’ Vote on Issa’s Latest Postal Bill

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 101-14

    The APWU is urging House Oversight and Government Reform Committee members to vote ‘no’ on the latest postal bill offered by Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA), which would end “door delivery” for 15 million postal customers. The committee is scheduled to consider the bill (H.R. 4670) on May 21, less than 48 hours after it was introduced.

    “Issa has now decided to eat the USPS one bite at a time,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “We stand in solidarity against any efforts to privatize the Postal Service, diminish service to our customers, or weaken workers’ rights.”



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    Dimondstein Discusses Postal Finances on Radio, TV with Ed Schultz

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 100-14

    APWU President Mark Dimondstein appeared on The Ed Schultz Radio Show and The Ed Show on MSNBC to will discuss postal finances – and how Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe seems determined to use the ginned-up crisis to justify piecemeal privatization and drastic cuts in service.



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    MVS Craft Questions & Answers on Filling Residual Vacancies

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 099-14

    The APWU and USPS have agreed to a set of Questions & Answers [PDF] regarding the May 15 Step 4 settlement and March 20 agreement on the conversion of Motor



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    Dimondstein to Appear on the ‘Ed Show’ This Evening

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,
    Web News Article #: 098-14

    APWU President Mark Dimondstein will appear this evening on The Ed Show, which airs on MSNBC at 5 p.m. He will discuss postal finances – and how Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe seems determined to use the ginned-up crisis to justify piecemeal privatization and drastic cuts in service.



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    e-Team Report, May 20, 2014

    Chris Smith
    By Chris Smith,

    Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has not been able to garner support for his extreme and anti-worker postal reform bill, H.R. 2748. As such, he has adopted a new strategy. He is now is attempting to move his dangerous postal reforms piece by piece. 



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