Whose Union Is It Anyway

Regional Coordinator Omar Gonzalez (right) administers the Oath of Office to officers of the Greater Seattle Area Local. All APWU officers take an oath and pledge to uphold the union’sconstitution and to perform the duties of office to the best of...

National Grievance Numbering System Activated

The APWU has activated a national numbering system for locals using the Electronic Grievance System (EGS), Industrial Relations Director Tony D. McKinnon Sr. has announced.

Looking Back, Going Forward After a Year of Progress

(This article first appeared in the January-February 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Welcome to 2016! I trust all members had a safe and prosperous holiday period. As we begin 2016, I would like to share a short review of the...

Understanding Your Rights

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Many employees accept unwarranted discipline, simply because they are unaware of their rights. Sometimes out of fear of losing their job, or being...

A Grievance Procedure That Works for You

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) With contract negotiations underway, the APWU negotiating team, like you, is concerned about the future of the Postal Service and the thousands of...

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