Maintenance Members Have Their Say

Edward Harris, Ed Devey, Mike Bayless. (This article first appeared in the May-June 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) As this magazine goes to press, the union is speeding quickly toward completion of our case before Arbitrator...

Union Wraps Up Opening Round In Contract Arbitration

On opening day, union members wore stickers in a show of solidarity. Shown here: Central Florida Area Local. On April 5 and 6 the APWU completed the opening round of its case before the arbitration panel that will decide the terms of a new contract...

APWU, USPS Resolve Dispute Over PSE Transfers in MVS Craft

The APWU and USPS have signed an agreement that prohibits the transfer of Postal Support Employees (PSEs) between installations or districts in the Motor Vehicle Craft, MVS Director Michael Foster has announced.  

Union Files Dispute Over MVS Pay Irregularities

The APWU filed a national-level dispute on Feb. 24, protesting pay anomalies that occur when Motor Vehicle Service Craft Postal Support Employees (PSEs) are converted to career positions.

50-Mile Limit - Minimizing Excessing Memo Extended

The APWU and the USPS have agreed upon two Memoranda of Understanding: “Minimizing Excessing” and “Peak Season Exception Periods,” in addition to a Maintenance-specific Step 4 Settlement, that are all interconnected and result in the extension of...