HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!
To all of our member mothers and grandmothers
Sunday May 9, 2010
From the Tri County First Area Local, APWU
HOLIDAY CLERK ASSISTANT JOBS FOR USPS RETIREES
September 6, 2016 - U.S. Postal Service retirees are invited to submit applications for Holiday Clerk Assistant positions. The deadline for applications is September 11. The appointment is limited to a six-week period from Nov. 12 through Dec. 23, 2016, or Nov. 26, 2016, through Jan. 6, 2017 and will not have any adverse affect on a retiree’s annuity. For more information, contact the union hall.
MESSAGE FROM MIKE GALLAGHER
Sisters and Brothers, my election webpage is currently available for viewing. I appreciate all the support that you have given me, it means a lot to me and my family.
Please view the webpage at : Mike Gallagher 2016
NEWS FROM PRESIDENT MARK HENNESSY
Spring, 2016 - Spring! It is finally here, even though we did get by with a mild winter. But it is always nice to hear the sound of the crowd roar at the crack of the bat and follow the flight of a homerun ball sailing over the fence...Read More
NEWS FROM VICE PRESIDENT CAROL ANN SANTOSUSSO
Spring, 2016 - Window clerks, do you know what an SSRD report is and have you ever seen one? In case you didn’t know...Read More
NEWS FROM INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DIRECTOR LINDA MARIE PEABODY
Spring 2016 - Hello everyone! Hope you are all doing well. It’s really been a long time since we have been together. Not much has changed in the Post Office. We are still waiting for a contract to be ratified, bosses are still breaking our stones over every little detail of our job and some clerks are still not very happy to be working at the window. Why are we so dissatisfied, you ask, with the state of affairs at the Post Office? Let me tell you...Read More
Techniques of Scheme Study
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This 1968 booklet is a good reminder that we are part of a craft and this is not "just a job" to us.
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Staples and the U.S. Postal Service have cut a deal that jeopardizes your mail service and your local post office. In fact, post offices across the country are at risk – along with thousands of good jobs. The Staples deal will replace full-service U.S. Post Offices with knock-off post offices in Staples stores that are not staffed with U.S. Postal Service employees.
TRI COUNTY APWU NEW MAILING ADDRESS
The Tri County First Area Local has a new mailing address: 801 Yale Avenue, Suite 519, Swarthmore, PA, 19081. All mail for the local goes to this address except for mail to Lindamarie Peabody and Rich Brown, which still goes to the Media address.
PSE Health Benefits
Any PSE who is interested in joining the APWU Health Plan can apply by contacting Director of Services, Meghan McCafferty, at (610) 623-1488. For more information, visit the Director of Services page.
HOURS AVAILABLE FOR PTF CLERKS
Not getting enough hours? Our union hall receives calls daily from post offices needing help. Call Vice President Carol Ann Santosusso at the Broomall Post Office, (610) 356-7152, for the latest opportunities. PTF clerks who are not getting forty hours but cannot get a release from their current Postmaster to work in other offices may need to file a grievance.
WE WELCOME CORRESPONDENCE
We welcome letters of mutual interest from our members and retirees.
Please send to:
Tri County Report
PO Box 483
Media, PA 19063
GENERAL MEETING - SEPTEMBER 2016
Tuesday, May 24, 2015
Michael's Deli Restaurant
Route 202, Valley Forge Shopping Center
Wednesday, September 27, 2016
Strath Haven Condominiums, 801 Yale Avenue, Conference Room
Phone: (610) 544-6415
All Members and Retiree Members are Invited to Attend Our Regularly Scheduled Meetings.
Please park in lower level parking areas, enter on fifth floor service entrance only.
- Officer and Steward Reports
- Open floor discussion
2016 MEETING DATES
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WELCOME TO OUR NEW MEMBERS!
Michael Thorpe, Chester
Nichele Hurst, Glenolden
Shaina Wilson, Collegeville
Donna McCummings, Landenberg
Julie Anderson, Wynnewood
GET WELL SOON!
Claribel Medina, spouse of Julio Cebollero, Drexel Hill
Marty Peabody, Media
Rhonda Foreacre, Media, Retired
Tim Coin, Linwood, Retired
Charles (Chuck) Dandridge, Darby, Retired
Gloria Fernandez, Newtown Square, Transferred
John Williams, Norristown, Retired
To the Family, Friends and CoWorkers
Miles Clarke, son of Birgit Clarke, Landenberg
Mother of Debra Fitzgerald, Clifton Heights/Secane (retired)
Harry Heater, father of Sherri Rupert, Shop Steward, Spring City
If you would like to submit a news item, such as a birth, death, retirement, or adoption, please send us an email:
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
"Capitalism is the extraordinary belief that the nastiest of men, for the nastiest of reasons, will somehow work for the benefit of us all."
--economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946)
Source: From Great Labor Quotations Sourcebook and Reader, by Peter Bollen