Fighting Back Against Outrageous Demands

(This article first appeared in the March/April 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...

Contract Update

The APWU is continuing to move forward towards interest arbitration. Preparation of hearing presentations, evidence, and witnesses is occurring every day. The craft directors and their assistant directors are working together with the lead...

APWU Enters Mediation

In our continuing efforts to get the contract the members deserve, the APWU invoked mediation on April 3, 2019 – sending a letter to the Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and to the Postal Service. The Federal...

Arbitration Advocacy Training 2019

The APWU Arbitration Advocacy Training program will be Sunday, June 2 - Sunday, June 9. It is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the techniques needed to effectively prepare a case for arbitration. Students must be present for the entire...

How to Get a Custodial Staffing Review

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Maintenance Division Director Idowu Balogun A staffing review is an important tool for protecting Maintenance Craft jobs, and we encourage...

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