About the Clerk Division

The Clerk Division is the largest division of the American Postal Workers Union. We proudly represent approximately 150,000 postal clerks in post offices large and small across the country. Clerks occupy more than 170 different position descriptions and can be found performing work at retail windows, mail processing, call centers, bulk mail entry, sales retention, and administrative office environments to name the most common. 

Automation: Progress for Whom?

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

By Clerk Division Director Clint Burelson 

The Postal Service’s use of automation has taken away Clerk Craft work, made remaining work harder, and reduced the power of workers at the Post Office. In the near future, management plans to increase machine use to sort parcels. Therefore, automation is something we need to seriously think about. An important first question is, who benefits?

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