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Nabisco Workers Win Strong New Contract Following Month-Long Strike

On September 15, the Bakers, Confectioners, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) announced a new tentative agreement with Nabisco/Mondelez. This comes after over 1,000 BCTGM-represented bakers and distribution center workers...

Negotiations Update: APWU and USPS “Stop the Clock” to Continue Bargaining for a New Contract

The collective bargaining agreement (union contract) between the American Postal Workers Union and the United States Postal Service covers the wages, hours and working conditions of 200,000 postal workers. Our current contract was due to expire at...

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Research & Education October Zoom Trainings

The Research and Education Department is sponsoring Zoom Trainings for APWU Members in October 2021. 

Vaccination Mandates by President Biden

Until this emergency rule is developed, the APWU will not know if it applies to Postal Service employees. Once the emergency rule is released it will be reviewed and discussed with our attorneys and additional information on how it applies will be...

Democracy: Of, By and For the People

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The word democracy comes from Greek and translates to “rule by the people.” In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln captured this essence of democracy in...

Solidarity and Support to Victims of Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida, a Category 4 hurricane, touched down this past weekend, resulting in intense flooding & damage. On Aug. 30, President Biden approved a major disaster declaration for Louisiana. More than 5,000 members of the National Guard have...

Contract Update: Union & Management “Locking Down” Ahead of September 20 Expiration

Beginning September 7, the National Negotiations Committee (NNC) will lock down with postal management for a week of intense contract negotiations as the September 20 expiration of the current collective bargaining agreement approaches. Both the...

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