Welcome to National Center for Employee Development & Full Per Diem Implementation

In an effort to be proactive and understand firsthand how the union contract’s per diem provisions were being implemented, APWU headquarters maintenance officers traveled to the National Center for Employee Development (NCED) on Nov. 8, 2022, to...

Pay Anomalies Continue

The best intentions often have unintended consequences. Past contract negotiations have resulted in various changes to the pay tables in Article 9 for various groups of employees. These achievements were intended to improve the wages and lives of...

Optimism and Action in 2023

I hope our future in 2023 will be blessed with optimism and action. Our continued growth will depend on how we work together to build our locals and states with union activists who are a force to be reckoned with.

Burnout: Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention

The last few years dealing with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused many people to become overwhelmed and experience burnout. However, many either don’t recognize its symptoms or even know what it is. Burnout is a state of emotional and...

New Year, New Officers, Same Commitment!

I am humbled and honored to have been elected Support Services Division Director. My name is Arrion Brown, and I was the Support Services craft director for the Nation’s Capital Southern Maryland Area Local. I will be serving our division along with...

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