Work Year List

The APWU and the USPS have agreed to the work year list for the term of the 2018-2021 National Agreement.  Work years (formally known as man-years) is a term the utilized by the APWU and the Postal Service to define the size of postal installations...

Members Are Asking...

Members have legitimate questions and deserve factual answers. “Why are we facing interest arbitration for a new contract when there was a tentative agreement?” “What was in it?” “Why didn’t I get a vote?” “When am I receiving raises and my next...

A Fair Day's Wages

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  A Fair Day’s Wages for a Fair Day’s Work is an objective of the labor movement – trade unions and other workers groups – to increase pay and adopt...

Fighting Back Against Outrageous Demands

(This article first appeared in the May/June 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 the...

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...

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