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.

Events

2022 National Convention

August 15, 2022 to August 18, 2022

201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD

Hotel rate: $179 + $22 resort fee + tax/night

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APWU/USPS concluded ET- 11 Virtual LMOU Negotiations

The Maintenance Division recently concluded the negotiation for National Support Technicians Local Memorandum of Understanding on April 19, 2021, after several months of delays due to the COVID pandemic. The parties agreed to continue to explore Modified Work Week, even after the conclusion of the Negotiation timeframe. The only item that was declared impasse was the request to Tele Commute. 

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“Deep Cleaning” MMO-03-20 Challenged by APWU

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

In March 2020, the Postal service notified APWU National that MMO-031-20 was being implemented in the field as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. MMO-031-20 superseded Flu Season MMO-109-09 and contained detailed information reflecting the guidance of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and prevention methods designed to reduce the spread of coronavirus (deep cleaning). The MMO also required additional cleaning (in many facilities, multiple times a day) in operational work areas, swing rooms, lobbies, restrooms, locker rooms and meeting areas using disinfectants, surface wipes and hand sanitizers.

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Latest News

November 12, 2021

“Deep Cleaning” MMO-03-20 Challenged by APWU

(This article first appeared in the November/December issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) In March 2020, the...

November 4, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Emergency Standard

In September, President Biden issued a directive to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue...

October 26, 2021

Kenneth Lester Appointed As Maintenance Division NBA

In accordance with Article 21 of the American Postal Workers Union Constitution & Bylaws, Kenneth Lester has been...

September 27, 2021

Jason Treier to Serve as Maintenance Division Assistant Director

“Brother Jason is already a member of 2021 National Maintenance Negotiation Team,” Said Director Balogun. “I look...

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