APWU Officers and Members Join ‘Occupy Hart’ Sit-In to Stop the Shutdown

On Jan. 23, APWU officers joined together with protestors from the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), SEIU, and other unions in a sit-in at the Hart Senate office building in...

APWU’s Greater Los Angeles Area Local Joins UTLA Strike

APWU’s Greater Los Angeles Area Local joined United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) on the picket line last week, offering support to fellow public-sector workers during the week-long strike that ended Tuesday morning. “It’s important to support each...

Stop the Shutdown!

The United States is in the midst of the longest government shutdown – with 800,000 government employees locked out of their jobs. Thousands are currently forced to work without pay. Make no mistake: federal employees’ pay is being held hostage as...

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...

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