Stay Strong Going Into Arbitration

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Organization Director Anna Smith With contract negotiations going into interest arbitration, staying united and strong is essential at every level...

What's to Come in Interest Arbitration

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman  Our efforts to reach a new contract are now entering the next phases of mediation and interest...

Postal Employees and Retirees See Threats to Pay and Benefits in White House Budget

The White House released its plans for the fiscal year 2020 budget this month. It once again attacks workers, calling for deep cuts to salaries, retirement and health benefits. It also echoes parts of the Postal Task Force December 2018 report that...

RI-399 Monetary Settlement Distribution

As previously reported, in 2018 the APWU, the National Postal Mail Handlers’ Union (NPMHU), and the USPS reached a tripartite agreement updating the RI-399 work jurisdiction process. As part of the agreement on the update to the RI-399 process, all...

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