Message from the President: Final Arbitration Hearings

President Dimondstein's fifth update on the interest arbitration hearings for our new union contract. We just completed three more days of hearings which ended November 15th. The hearings are now completed and the panel will begin their...

Interest Arbitration Panel for New Contract Appointed

Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg has been appointed as the impartial chair of the tri-partite interest arbitration panel and scheduled the opening day of the hearings for September 4, 2019.  When the APWU and USPS are unable to reach a new collective...

Texas AFL-CIO Passes Resolution to Support the Public Postal Service

On July 26, the Texas AFL-CIO adopted the resolution Fight to Save the Postal Service at their 60th Constitutional Convention. The resolution was introduced by Texas Postal Worker Union President Carlton Williams and two NALC delegates. APWU...

Alex Acosta to resign as Secretary of Labor

Alex Acosta has announced his resignation as Secretary of Labor. Four months ago, the APWU Executive Board called on Acosta to resign for his conduct in 2007 while working as a U.S. Attorney in Miami, when he brokered an unlawful plea bargain with...

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