Burrus Shocked, Disappointed By Retirement of PMG Potter

Responding to news of the retirement of Postmaster General John E. Potter, APWU President William Burrus issued the following statement.

Ballots Mailed in Election of Union Officers

Ballots for the 2010 Election of APWU National Officers are being mailed Monday, Sept. 13, to Wednesday, Sept. 15. To encourage APWU members to participate in this year’s elections, the national union will hold a voter-participation competition...

Union Denounces USPS Attempts to 'Work the Refs'

American Postal Workers Union President William Burrus has denounced efforts by the Postal Service to influence the outcome of contract negotiations by issuing demands in public forums.

Contract Negotiations Begin

Negotiations for a new national agreement between the American Postal Workers Union and the U.S. Postal Service began Sept. 1 in Washington, DC. The current contract expires Nov. 20, 2010.

Delegates Designate Retention of Federal Health Benefits a ‘Top Priority’

On the fifth and final day of the convention, delegates reaffirmed their commitment to the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan (FEHBP) by voting “yes” to a resolution that would make retaining union members’ right to participate in the plan a “...