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...

New Report Proves How Unions Raise the Bar for All Workers

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) In April, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) released a new fact sheet on the effect unions have on the lives of all workers. Specifically, the...

APWU, NALC and UAW Request Postal Board of Governors Respect the Right to Organize

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On August 4, the APWU, National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and United Auto Workers (UAW) wrote a joint letter to the Postal Board of...

The Billionaire “Space” Race is Built on Workers’ Backs

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) With great media fanfare, three billionaires, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Richard Branson of Virgin Group and Elon Musk of Tesla, are engaging in a new “...

The Power of Organizing

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) I often hear some members asking why it matters that we keep emphasizing the importance of organizing. With 200,000 members, some say, why does it...

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