Private-Sector APWU Members at Salmon & Sons Ratify Tentative Agreement

APWU members who are truck drivers and mechanics working for Pat Salmon & Sons voted to ratify a tentative contract by a vote of 82-34 on Sept. 10. The new contract will affect 283 drivers and mechanics who are represented by the Texoma (Dallas...

Rep. Danny Davis: If We Fight, We Win!

In an inspirational speech Aug. 19, Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL) urged union members to fight back against “evil-doers” who would destroy the Postal Service and send the nation back to a dark time when most workers had no rights and few prospects for...

APWU, OSHA Investigate Employee Death at Des Moines NDC

A driver for Mail Contractors of America (MCA) died on July 6, the day after he was run over by his truck at the Des Moines Network Distribution Center.

Springfield Area Local Reaches MTESC Agreement

After seven months of negotiations, the Springfield (MA) Area Local reached a tentative agreement with Alan Ritchey, Inc. on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement that will cover all 90 members employed at the Mail Transport Equipment Service Center...

APWU, Mail Hauler Agree to One-Month Contract Extension

The APWU and the private-sector mail-haul firm Pat Salmon & Sons have agreed to a one-month extension of a contract covering more than 500 drivers. The collective bargaining agreement in effect since Aug. 30, 2006, had been set to expire May 15.