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Due to Coronavirus / COVID-19 precautions, the April meeting of

Youngstown Ohio Area Local 443

has been


Please check this site for updates on upcoming meetings. 

USPS is moving more packages for its competitors UPS, FedEx

USPS is moving more packages for its competitors UPS, FedEx     USPS is increasingly moving packages for its competitors, according to newly published numbers that underscore the Postal Service’s unique delivery capabilities. For years, United Parcel Service (UPS) and FedEx have paid USPS to deliver some packages, especially for customers in rural areas.

Federal disablity retirement under FERS and CSRS

Federal Disability Retirement under FERS and CSRS: The Postal Worker, DRAC, and Accommodations By Robert R. McGill, Federal Disability Retirement Attorney Change is an inevitable phenomenon. The anomaly of life is that change is the single stability of expectation.

USPS Jobs among list of occupations with bleak future

USPS Jobs among list of occupations with bleak future Elder care and other low-wage jobs will be among the fastest growing career fields over the next decade. Postal carriers and journalists might have a harder time finding work. The most job openings, due to both growth in the sector and employee turnover, will come for workers in retail sales and food and beverage service.

Nine ways the Postal Service is not a real business

Nine Ways the Postal Service Is Not Like a Real Business The hand wringing about the U.S. Postal Service’s broken “business model” doesn’t fool us. The “dot com” at the end of “” doesn’t fool us. The nagging of politicians and pundits who say USPS should operate more like a business doesn’t fool us.

Occupy bike swarm blocks private truck at Portland mail facility

Occupy bike swarm blocks private truck at Portland mail facility Communities and Postal Workers United  Occupy Portland’s bike swarm joined “postal protectors” to block a private mail truck leaving the Mt. Hood Distribution Center (US Postal Service) today, demanding that postal management stop subcontracting the trucking of “the people’s mail.

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Attention APWU Retirees Local 443 Members

The location of the Quarterly Meeting has been changed. Until further notice, the meetings will now take palce at:

Davidson's Restaurant

3636 Canfield Road.

Canfield, OH 44406

The next meeting is scheduled for:

September 8th, 2020 @ 11:00 a.m.

Buffet will be served to Retiree's members.

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