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...

2015-2018 Contract Available to Order

The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union has been sent to the printer and is available as a pdf. Hard copies of the CBA are available for purchase on the APWU store. The...

APWU, USPS Sign Agreement For Offices Without a Local Union Structure

The APWU signed an updated agreement December 22, 2016, for Members-at-Large who work in small post offices that are not represented by a local union...“The memorandum is important,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “It continues to provide the...

APWU, USPS Agree to Moratorium on Grievances

The APWU and the Postal Service have agreed to a moratorium on grievances, disciplinary actions and arbitration hearings at the national, regional, state and local levels from Aug. 15 until Sept. 9 due to the 2016 APWU Biennial Convention,...

Full Speed Ahead

(This article first appeared in the July-August issue of The American Postal Worker Magazine) With half of 2016 gone, we have concluded our national contract negotiations, mediations and interest arbitration and you should be reviewing the...

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