Leave and Overtime Benefits Secured for ET-11s

APWU Maintenance Division and USPS resolved two national disputes, Q15T-4Q-C 17340522 and Q15T -4Q-C 17340479, and National Labor Relations Board charge concerning the wages, hours and working conditions of a small but united occupational group,...

National Agreement Provides Uniform Allowance for Clerks in POStPlan Offices

On June 14, the APWU and the Postal Service reached an agreement resolving a Step 4 National Dispute that career Clerk Craft employees assigned to a POStPlan office are entitled to a uniform allowance.  The parties agreed that career Clerk Craft...

Final Payment of 1.6.b Global Settlement Remedy Agreement

The Postal Service is distributing the final payment of the 1.6.b Global Settlement to over 13,000 active employees and retirees this week.  The payment is part of the remedy agreed upon in the Global Settlement reached between the APWU and the USPS...

Working Together to Reduce the Arbitration Backlog

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) By Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell Presently, there is an arbitration backlog and the reason is simple. The grievances appealed to arbitration are...

Starting 2017 with a Bang!

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) By Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman I was never a more proud member of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) than when news broke...

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