APWU POWER: The Women’s Committee within APWU

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ APWU POWER, Post Office Women for Equal Rights, the women’s committee within the American Postal Workers Union, was founded in St. Louis, Missouri on...

MS 1 BEM Staffing Updates

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Building Equipment Maintenance (BEM) Mechanics are responsible for maintaining postal building infrastructures, namely (1) Building Electrical Systems (...

Automation: Progress for Whom?

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The Postal Service’s use of automation has taken away Clerk Craft work, made remaining work harder, and reduced the power of workers at the Post Office...

Fighting Back Against Outrageous Demands

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The next two stages in the battle to achieve a good new union contract are mediation (currently underway and projected to last 45 days) followed by...

Contract Update

The APWU is continuing to move forward towards interest arbitration. Preparation of hearing presentations, evidence, and witnesses is occurring every day. The craft directors and their assistant directors are working together with the lead...

Pages