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.


All Craft Conference

October 25, 2019 to October 31, 2019

3645 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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41st Annual MVS Director's Banquet at All Craft Conference

October 28, 2019

Price: $60.00, Click Here to purchase tickets
*If you would like to attend the MVS Dinner, but are not registering for the All Craft Conference please contact Hannah Decker at hdecker@apwu.org

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Bulk Mail Centers Conference

October 31, 2019


3645 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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New MS-1 Settlement and Implementation

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

On Aug. 8, the Maintenance Craft reached a settlement with the USPS regarding Handbook MS-1, TL-5 and TL-6 Revisions and Related Maintenance Management Orders. The dispute was originally grieved by current Maintenance Division Director Idowu Balogun in May 2016, when the Postal Service issued a new MS-1 TL- 5, proposing draconian changes to the then current MS1 TL-4 Handbook.

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Latest News

October 4, 2019

Grievance Time Limit Deadlines Extended For All-Craft Conference

In preparation for the 2019 All-Craft Conference, the APWU has requested an extension for all grievance time limit...

September 27, 2019

APWU Workers Testify During Interest Arbitration Hearings

During the interest arbitration hearings on September 24 and 25, the APWU brought members from the workroom floor to...

September 25, 2019

Interest Arbitrators Hear from Motor Vehicle Service (MVS) and Maintenance Workers

On September 25, the Arbitration Board continued to hear testimony from the most important of the union’s expert...

September 24, 2019

Interest Arbitrators Hear from Clerk and Maintenance Workers

On September 24, the Arbitration Board heard testimony from the most important of the union’s expert witnesses – APWU...

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