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Update on Management's Network Modernization Plans: APWU Takes a Series of Actions

November 17, 2023

While still in its early stages, postal management is aggressively proceeding with their “network modernization” plans.

Next union negotiated raises will be in paychecks dated December 8, 2023

November 17, 2023

APWU-represented career postal employees will receive a union-won general wage increase (GWI) equal to 1.3 percent of base pay, effective Nov. 18....

2024 Leave Calendar and Leave Chart Available

November 16, 2023

The 2024 APWU Leave Calendar and Leave Chart are now available on the APWU website under Frequently Requested Resources.  

Workers on the Move!

November 15, 2023

While corporate profits and income inequality soar and galloping inflation makes life harder, more and more workers are “standing up and fighting...

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Listen to our new podcast!

Communicating with you, the member; a podcast from APWU President Mark Dimondstein

APWU members can now enjoy their union news on the move, as the union launches our new podcast Communicating with You, The Member - APWU Podcast from the President.  Aimed at sharing updates about our union work and news from the APWU, the podcast will share the latest news and updates about our union’s fights for the welfare of postal workers and will highlight the pivotal roles we play in delivering vital public services.

Hosted by union president, Mark Dimondstein, the podcast is one of the growing number of ways for members to keep abreast of the latest developments: a fact that reflects the many ways that members receive news in today’s media environment.

You can download the podcast on all streaming services, including YouTube, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts regularly. New episodes will be available monthly. 

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Statement from APWU General Officers on the Conflict in Israel and Palestine

Nov. 8, 2023. The American Postal Workers Union is shocked and saddened by the tragic and ongoing violence in Israel and Palestine. As working people, we stand with the oppressed and the innocent, thousands of whom have lost their lives in the last month.Read more here


Upcoming National Events

2024 Secretary-Treasurer's Training

March 5, 2024 to March 7, 2024

MGM National Harbor


101 MGM National Ave.

Oxon Hill, MD 20745 

This three-day conference will provide vital training to local officers, especially presidents and secretary-treasurers. Registration fee: $135-185. Hotel rate: $259/night plus $18/night resort fee+taxes. Register here and make your hotel reservations early to ensure your placement in the... Learn More

APWU Members Stand up for Respect and Dignity

On Workers Memorial Day, APWU members took to the streets to demand dignity & respect in the workplace, and tell management to address short-staffing and hostile work environment issues. Media outlets across the country picked up the story - here is a small recap of some of those stories.

The Great Postal Strike

Celebrating the courage of Postal Workers who dared to strike for true collective bargaining rights, better working conditions and fair pay.

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One Team, One Fight

Collective Action Team (CAT) members educate, agitate, organize, and mobilize members and allies to build a culture of collective action and help members become a stronger part of all of the union’s campaigns. All workers in the APWU bargaining unit are encouraged to join their CAT to help build our power as a union.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

This page is a resource for members to find information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

The APWU always prioritizes health and safety and is engaged in this issue. We are not allowing the Postal Service to take a passive approach to the risks of the disease.