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APWU Local 1159 San Fernando Valley Area Local endorses Ricardo “Rick” Ruiz for NBA

Ricardo “Rick” Ruiz, California Area Local (CA)

We just learned APWU Local 1159, the San Fernando Area Local based out of Panorama City, CA in a show of public support endorses Ricardo “Rick” Ruiz in his run for National Business Agent.

APWU: Chaos the election and the contract

I want you know I honestly believe the only way to save the APWU from a horrendously awful labor contract is to vote Mark Dimondstein out as National President this fall.

Mike Nodine admits there was conspiracy in 2016 APWU election

Below are screenshots from a messenger conversation between Tony D. McKinnon Sr. and Mike Nodine we were asked to share the images to help illustrate the conspiracy against Mr. McKinnon in 2016 while he served the APWU as Director of Industrial Relations.

APWU candidates suggest pilot daycare program

As the post offices transitions to a younger workforce one idea being floated by a group of candidates is the potential of an employer/union supported daycare program for postal workers.

Tiffany Foster candidate for Northeast Regional Coordinator

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to you and seek your support and vote for the position of Northeast Regional Coordinator.

APWU says shortage of custodians to blame for bats and rats in post office

Local APWU union leaders complain about a lack of custodians and cleaning supplies lead to serious animal infestation and disease. The article illustrates confirmed stories of bat and rat infestations. It also details MRSA and salmonella in facilities.

Tony D. McKinnon Sr. candidate for APWU National President

My name is Tony D. McKinnon, Sr. and I want to become your next national president for the American Postal Workers Union (APWU). I’m all about getting results for you and I’ve got what is needed to take this into the home stretch.

Lamont A. Brooks Candidate for Clerk Division Director

Times are hard and the clerk craft is under attack. Your future and well-being are on the line. This is not about friendship, likes or dislikes. It is about doing the right thing for you, your family and the future generation of APWU members working for the Postal Service. You should hold all elected officers responsible and accountable for these important decisions and the input they provide you.

APWU concedes more work under Dimondstein’s leadership

There is no secret the APWU is struggling under the leadership of President Mark Dimondstein and Director of Industrial Relations Vance Zimmerman. Since the 2016 APWU election cycle the APWU suffered a major nationwide Article 12 excessing event

Federal agency investigates MRSA outbreak in Oshkosh, WI post office

We have been asked to share the following letter from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to the US Postal Service about a MRSA outbreak at the post office in Oshkosh, WI.