APWUAmerican Postal Workers Union
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"We do not know at this point whether management did everything in their power to protect our privacy, but they bear the ultimate responsibility," APWU president Mark Dimondstein wrote in a statement to union members following the filing.
If the NLRB sides with the APWU in this case, in-house counsel would be wise to proactively discuss employee data breaches with unions as part of a preparation plan.
The APWU's collective bargaining agreements in the past have included layoff protections, which Donahoe immediately offered up as sacrifice to his Republican masters when he asked to bypass worker protection so he might obliterate 220,000 career positions from the workforce by 2015.
We were the second union to endorse Obama, the APWU, and since that time, he hasn't been a, what we call, good friend to the postal workers, or the people they work for."
"Vacuum and wipe down the machines every day rather than resorting to the quicker method of blowing the dust off the machines and into the air," says the APWU's Williamson, adding that workers can also wear masks to minimize breathing in of postal dust and any contaminants in the air with it.
CONTACTS: American Postal Workers Union (APWU), apwu.org; U.S.
The APWU CDHP is a small but growing FEHBP health plan whose enrollees were younger than PPO plan enrollees, and healthier and better educated than other new plan and PPO enrollees.
On October 1, another Federal arbitration panel issued its award, setting the terms between the USPS and the APWU for some 365,000 workers.
On November 20, the NRLCA and the USPS tentatively agreed to extend their current contract for 4 years, with economic terms similar to those reached in arbitration earlier in the year between the Usps and the APWU and the NALC.
In Labor Struggle in the Post Office, John Walsh and Garth Mangum present an easy-to-read and well-written history of the APWU, with an emphasis on the 1970s transition from pay levels set by Congress to collective bargaining along with the challenges and negotiations of the subsequent two decades.
xiii), "This book is the result of a desire on the part of Moe Biller, President of the APWU, to have an objective history written of the struggle of postal workers to form unions and deal effectively with their employer, the U.S.
But the APWU's membership now is almost half of what it was 25 years ago, and unions don't carry the same clout they once did.