'Ongoing, Willful, Contractual Violations'

(This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Clerk Craft Directors The APWU won another important victory in a national arbitration case regarding violations of POStPlan agreements.

2017 Peak Season Exception Period MOU Reached

The APWU and the USPS recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), RE: Peak Season Exception Periods – 2017 Date Changes, modifying the Peak Season (Holiday Season) Exception period for 2017 to “ensure adequate coverage” and “accommodate...

Second Significant COLA Increase of 2017 Announced

In accordance with the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 13 cents per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) effective September 2. The increase is the result of an increase in the...

Locals Inform Public About Proposed Job and Service Cuts

This Postal Heritage Day, two APWU locals celebrated the USPS’ 242nd birthday by holding informational pickets informing the public about the proposed job cuts by USPS management through reversions, abolishments and excessing – further disrupting...

APWU Wins Another National Level Arbitration Award

The APWU scores another victory today, defending postal employees in the union’s bargaining unit. Arbitrator Goldberg issued an award in a national-level case over what remedy was due for the Postal Service’s failure to staff ‘POStPlan’ offices...

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