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. The pdf is available under “Resources."

New Leave Year Begins Jan. 7

Per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the new leave year begins and ends as indicated below: Begins: PP 02-2017, Jan. 7, 2017Ends: PP 01-2018, Jan. 5, 2018 Click here for the 2017 Pay & Holiday Calendar.

2016 Penalty Overtime Exclusion

In accordance with Article 8 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, penalty overtime rules are not applicable for a four-week period each year during December. This year, the period starts with Week 2 of Pay Period 25-16 (Dec. 3, 2016) and stops at...

Contractual Retroactive Payment in November 18th Paychecks

Retroactive Pay  The July 8, 2016 interest arbitration award established the terms for the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), ordering a retroactive pay increase effective Nov. 14, 2015. USPS started paying the new rates ordered by the...

Together. Better Health.

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) The 2016 Open Season will run Nov. 14 - Dec. 12. If you are enrolled in a different plan, consider joining the union-owned APWU Health Plan – a...