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The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) awarded the $6 billion contract for the next generation of postal vehicles to Oshkosh Defense, a company with a reputation for tough military trucks built with union labor with just a small number of electric vehicles on order.

But instead of using this opportunity to expand quality jobs under a decades-old union contract, the company plans to refurbish a vacant warehouse in another state and build these vehicles without a commitment to union wages or representation.

Let’s Build Back Better and put letter carriers in union-made vehicles that are good for the planet. Add your name and sign the petition if you agree.

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Long time Retiree Chair Tim Hacker passed away in December. Tim was the Chairperson of the UAW Local 5 Retirees as well as the UAW Area Retiree Council. Nominatations and elections will takeplace at both retiree meetingsin April. The Local Retiree meeting will be Wednesday April 3, 2024 at 1pm and the Area Retiree meeting will be Wednesday April 17, also at 1pm. The meetings are held at the UAW Local 5 Union hall at 1426 S Main St, South Bend, IN 46613.