Automation: Progress for Whom?

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The Postal Service’s use of automation has taken away Clerk Craft work, made remaining work harder, and reduced the power of workers at the Post Office...

Union to Develop New Web-Based Grievance System

The APWU is developing a new web-based grievance system to improve the efficiency of our grievance procedure, and plans are underway to begin a pilot to test the program in August.

Union Offers Online Scheduling Tool

The APWU has posted a scheduling tool on the union’s Web site that will help local unions win desirable duty assignments in the Clerk Craft.

PARS Software Grievance Resolved

On Feb. 6, the union reached a favorable resolution of a dispute over the Postal Service's decision to assign the installation of hardware and software for the Postal Automation Redirection System (PARS) to employees of Siemens, the company that...

IT/ASC Workers Ratify 4-Year Contract

APWU members have ratified a four-year contract covering more than 1,200 employees at Postal Service IT/ASC facilities.