2017 Peak Season Exception Period MOU Reached

The APWU and the USPS recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), RE: Peak Season Exception Periods – 2017 Date Changes, modifying the Peak Season (Holiday Season) Exception period for 2017 to “ensure adequate coverage” and “accommodate...

Arbitration Victory Creates Full-Time Assignments

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) By Clerk Craft Directors The Clerk Craft was successful in a recent arbitration regarding the USPS’s handling of the Sales Retention Team (SRT)...

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...

COLA Increase

Career employees represented by the APWU will receive a one-cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective Sept. 3, in accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement. The increase is the result of a slight increase in the...

Contract Teleconference Addresses Common Questions

APWU President Mark Dimondstein and other members of the union’s negotiating team answered questions posed by union members during two Town Hall teleconferences on July 21. More 1,000 people participated in the calls, which lasted approximately 45...

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