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    Download: July 8 meeting canceled.pdf

    Recently there has been disinformation being spread on the internet, social media platforms, emails, and even some postings at offices regarding the wearing of facemasks.  The claim states:

    It is unsafe to wear the provided masks that the USPS is handing out and a violation of OSHA guidelines and laws for anyone to ATTEMPT to force any employees to wear a face mask when they do not wish to. Please view the attached video and read the attached documents. I as well as several other employees will immediately report to OSHA any attempts to force us to wear masks since the usps is not doing it in a safe manner as prescribed by law. If anyone is sent home they , as they should , will expect to receive  administrative pay for any and all hours lost.

    This is not an accurate statement ash OSHA has made no such claim.  It has in fact, been debunked by multiple sources:

                USA Today—OSHA didn’t say cloth masks offer no COVID-19 Protection

                WUSA CBS News—OSHA does recommend face masks in public and businesses

    The APWU also had our safety and health consultant examine the claims and report back to the APWU on the issue debunking the claim.  You can find his report attached. 

    Continue to wear your masks, follow the local and state mandates, wash your hands, stay home when you are sick, and practice social distancing.

    Please Disseminate.

    Vance Zimmerman

    Industrial Relations Director

    American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

    June 10 Meeting at Hall


    We will be having a Union meeting on June 10, 2020. We will have our

    union meeting with limited seating while maintaining 6ft of social distancing

    Memebers only, Please no guests at this time due to the limitations of Phase 2.

    We will asks members to bring there own masks. We will keep the meeting

    time to no more than a hour if not shorter. The meeting will start on time.

    Since seating is limited it will be a first come first serve. Anyone that is late

    will not be allowed to come into the meeting.

    Chris Washington
    Local 761 President,
    Las Vegas, NV 

    Download: MOU20.pdf

    Sisters and Brothers,

    We are excited to share our new ad which is being released this afternoon.

    We hope you find it compelling.It will mainly be shared on social media.

    We will post it to APWU channels today and will also email out to the

    members we have addresses for. We will do some targeted TV advertising as well.

    Please share far and wide. And encourage all to do the same. 

    That is the way millions will watch this and many will take action.

    Our many allied organizations will be moving it through their platforms as well.



    Mark Dimondstein 

    Mark Dimondstein, President
    American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO

    1300 L Street, N.W.

    Washington, DC  20005
    (202) 842-4250
    (202) 842-4297 (Fax)

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