Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Following strong resistance from the APWU - and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) - USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations.

This Too Shall Pass, We Must Persevere

(This article first appeared in the January-February 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) As I am writing this article, our national elections have just finished. The candidate our union endorsed for U. S. President did not prevail,...

Union Files Court Complaint

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)  The Maintenance Division filed a complaint in federal court on Dec. 11 seeking enforcement of a national arbitration award on staffing at Bulk Mail...

USPS to Implement Flat Redirection System

In a letter dated Jan. 29, 2016,  the Postal Service notified the APWU that it plans to activate Flats Postal Automated Redirection Systems (FPARS) in 17 locations where there are Central Forwarding System (CFS) sites. Deployment of the new...

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