Sixty Years On, Postal Workers March on Washington

On August 26, APWU members and officers from across the country participated in the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington in the Nation’s Capital with thousands of labor rights and civil rights activists and organizations.

Dr. King’s Legacy of Peaceful Direct Action is a Model for Us Today

Thanks to a many-year struggle that culminated in the successful 1984-1987 union contract, APWU members have the right to observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on January 16th. As we enjoy this off day in the manner of our choosing, I would...

Looking Back: This Time in Our Labor History - Martin Luther King Jr.

On Monday, we observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day federal holiday, honoring one of our nation's all-time great civil and workers’ rights leaders. But winning the holiday to recognize King’s legacy was a struggle in itself.

Observe Juneteenth National Freedom Day June 19, 2022 - Find events in your area!

On Monday June 20th, postal workers will commemorate Juneteenth as a paid holiday. Juneteenth itself is celebrated June 19th. This 11th paid holiday for career postal employees was won in our new union contract, signed on February 28th.  The APWU...

APWU Statement on Derek Chauvin’s Conviction

Yesterday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted in the May 2020 murder of George Floyd. Last year, APWU President Mark Dimondstein, Executive Vice-President Debby Szeredy and Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Powell urged postal...