Los Angeles Teachers Striking for Smaller Class Sizes and Fair Pay

  On Monday, Jan. 14, over 30,000 members of the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) walked out on strike, taking to the streets in a driving rainstorm. The strike against the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) comes after their 21 month-...

Frequently Asked Questions

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  With negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between the USPS and the APWU now at an impasse, we are heading into interest...

Auto Workers Laid Off

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman  Recently, General Motors (GM) and Ford announced massive layoffs and plant closings. GM ...

APWU and Union Allies March in Solidarity with CUPW

On Jan. 15, APWU officers and members protested with union sisters and brothers from the NALC, National Nurses United, Teamsters, the BCTGM (Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers) International Union, and SEIU outside the Canadian...

Canadian Postal Workers Forced Back to Work, The Struggle Continues

Strikers on Prince Edward Island In late October, our postal brothers and sisters in the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began rotating strikes across the country, their legal right under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (part of...

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