Contract Mediation Ending

On June 3, President Mark Dimondstein and Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman reported to the APWU National Executive Council (NEC) that the contract mediator stated that the APWU and the USPS were too far apart, and further discussions...

Fighting Back Against Outrageous Demands

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The next two stages in the battle to achieve a good new union contract are mediation (currently underway and projected to last 45 days) followed by...

Don’t Let the Postal Service Take Your Pulse!

It is that time of the year when the Postal Service wants to take your pulse!  Like previous years, the 2018 Postal Pulse survey showed the USPS what we already knew: Your work environment is not good; your supervisors treat you poorly and morale is...

Contract Update

The APWU is continuing to move forward towards interest arbitration. Preparation of hearing presentations, evidence, and witnesses is occurring every day. The craft directors and their assistant directors are working together with the lead...

Salmon Co. Drivers in El Paso, TX Unanimously Ratify Collective Bargaining Agreement

Drivers from the newly unionized Salmon Co. in El Paso, TX unanimously ratified the terms of their first Collective Bargaining Agreement. These APWU new members received most of the terms of the negotiated Salmon contract for the Dallas Area Local....

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