The National Convention is the union’s highest decision-making body and helps the union chart its course for the future. 

The 26th Biennial Convention, themed "The Struggle For Justice Continues," took place August 15-18, 2022, at the Gaylord National Harbor 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD.

Pre-convention workshops, meetings and craft conferences occured three days leading up to convention opening.

September 16, 2022

"Union Strong, All Day Long!"

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2022 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) I was proud to...

September 10, 2022

44th Annual MVS Directors Conference

The 44th Annual MVS Directors Conference was held on August 13-14 in National Harbor, MD, followed by the APWU’s 26th...

August 18, 2022

APWU Convention, Day 4: Completing Resolutions, Union History and International Solidarity 

On the fourth and final day of convention, delegates resumed voting on the remaining committees’ resolutions, beginning...

August 17, 2022

APWU National Convention: Delegates Make Progress on Convention Business

After a productive first day of convention, delegates continued on Tuesday to make significant progress on union...

President Dimondstein's State of the Union Address

APWU President Mark Dimondstein gives State of the Union Address at the 26th Biennial APWU National Convention in National Harbor, MD on Monday, August 15.

APWU 26th Biennial Convention. Day 1

On Day One of the APWU convention, President Dimondstein delivered his State of the Union Address, and delegates heard dynamic speeches AFL-CIO Presidnet Liz Shuler, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14), and Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen.

 

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Day 1 of the APWU Convention

 

APWU Convention Day 2: Delegates Make Progress on Convention Business

After a productive first day of convention, delegates continued on Tuesday to make significant progress on union business.

 

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Day 2 of the APWU Convention

APWU Convention Day 3: Democracy in Action: Spirited Debate and Successful Resolutions

After a productive second day of convention, delegates continued on Wednesday to make significant progress on union business.

 

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Day 3 of the APWU Convention

APWU Convention Day 4: On the Last Day of Convention, Delegates Take Care of Business

As the convention drew to a close, we debated our final resolutions, commemorated the Great Postal Strike and heard from Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) and international trade union leaders.

 

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Day 4 of the APWU Convention

Photos from 26th Biennial Convention

26th Biennial Convention Photo Gallery

View the full gallery of convention photos on the APWU Flickr page:

Resolutions

Resolutions considered by delegates to the APWU 26th Biennial National Convention are now posted in the Members Only section. Delegates debated and voted on proposals that will guide the union’s work over the next two years. The resolutions addressed labor-management issues, workers’ solidarity, legislative topics, craft-specific items, and proposals to change the union’s constitution.

You can find a copy of the resolutions here (Members Only log in required).

Resolution Archive

“We post the resolutions online to give union members and delegates the opportunity to discuss them in advance of the convention,” said APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell.

 The current 24th Biennial National Convention Resolutions book has been posted online here.

A List of Labor-Management Resolutions adopted by convention delegates from 2012 through 2018 is available here. These resolutions will not be considered again (except via a motion for reconsideration).

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