50 Years of Fighting: In Memory of Echol Cole and Robert Walker

AFSCME is having a National Moment of Silence to remember brothers Cole and Walker on February 1, at 1pm EST, and asked APWU members to join with their union sisters and brothers. Indeed, all workers deserve to be safe at work. The struggle for...

Liz Powell Honored with At the River I Stand Award

(L-R) AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler Presenting the award to Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell  On Sunday, Jan. 14, Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell was honored by the AFL-CIO Civil and Human Rights Executive Council Committee with...

Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike Anniversary

March 29, 1968 protest Photo by Richard Copley (This article first appeared in the January-February 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)   This spring marks 50 years since sanitation workers in Memphis went on strike, Dr. Martin Luther...

Fight for Working Class Unity

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By President Mark Dimondstein  "In Our Unity, Lies Our Strength!” “An Injury to One is an Injury to All!” These are crucial union principles for...

Secretary-Treasurer Powell Receives Labor & Social Justice Leadership Award

As the first female executive officer in APWU history, Liz Powell was recognized for her consistent support, education and guidance in increasing representation of workers in communities in state and local unions.

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