The Challenges We Will Meet In Collective Bargaining

The APWU will officially open negotiations for a new National Agreement with the Postal Service sometime in August, approximately 90 days prior to the current contract’s expiration on Nov. 20, 2010, and just days after the conclusion of our 20th...

Members Input on Bargaining Is Welcome

With negotiations for a new contract set to begin in August (90 days prior to the Nov. 20 expiration of the current contract), the Industrial Relations Department is busy preparing for bargaining. As part of our preparation, we seek input from union...

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.

Contract Negotiations Underway

Contract negotiations began on Sept. 1, and bargaining sessions are scheduled every week during the months of September, October, and November. The current contract expires at midnight on Nov. 20, 2010, and a lot of hard bargaining will take place...

Fighting to Protect Our Future

I would like to thank the members of the APWU for electing me the Executive Vice President of the American Postal Workers Union. It is truly an honor. Thank you to every member who cast a ballot.