APWU Offers Pins to Commemorate Postal Strike

To honor more than 200,000 postal workers who participated in the Great Postal Strike of 1970, the APWU invites union members to purchase lapel pins that commemorate the 40th anniversary of the illegal work stoppage.

Grievance Time Limits Extended During National Convention

The APWU has reached an agreement with the Postal Service to extend the time limits for grievances and appeals to arbitration during the weeks surrounding the APWU National Convention.

Convention Resolutions Must Be Received by June 4

APWU locals and state organizations are reminded that resolutions must be submitted online no later than June 4 to be printed in the official resolutions book for the 2010 National Convention, which will be held in Detroit, Aug. 23-27.

Burrus: Submit Names by April 16

The union’s offer to help defray costs for young activists to attend the National Convention has received an enthusiastic response, prompting APWU President William Burrus to set an April 16 deadline for the submission of names.

A Bold Move to Attract Young Union Activists

In a dramatic attempt to encourage greater participation by young workers, APWU President William Burrus has announced that the national union will help defray the costs associated with sending members 35 or younger to the union’s 2010 National...