About the Maintenance Division

The Maintenance Craft is a diverse and complex division of the APWU, comprised of approximately 40,000 employees. In addition to the three national officers who work at the union's headquarters in Washington, DC, representation is provided by nine Maintenance National Business Agents (NBAs) and three all-craft NBAs.

Maintenance Craft Arbitration Testimony

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​

The following is a shortened version of the introductory testimony given by Maintenance Craft Director Balogun, before the Maintenance Craft witness panels, during the arbitration hearings on Sept. 24. Director Balogun’s testimony is attached above.

The Maintenance Craft Officers would like to thank those who participated on the two Maintenance Craft arbitration panels: Wayne Greenside, Jason Shively, Jeffrey Stagner, Kevin Baughman, Jason Behrens-Magner, David Donahue, Grisel Ana Marrero, Steve Shamburg, and Parker Rauch. Their testimony detailing the daily tasks, working conditions, and challenges faced by maintenance craft postal employees was well received by the Arbitration Panel.

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