Contract Negotiations Begin

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On June 22, contract negotiations began with opening statements from Industrial Relations Director and chief spokesperson Vance Zimmerman, Executive...

And the Slogan Contest Winner Is… APWU – Our Union, Our Contract, Our Future!

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) In the last issue of The American Postal Worker, APWU National put out the call to active members and retirees to submit slogan ideas for the upcoming...

Clerk Craft Prepares for National Negotiations

The APWU will begin negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in June. The current CBA is set to expire on September 20, 2021. As such, the Clerk Craft officers have begun preparing for negotiations on issues related to our craft...

Using the JCIM to Settle Disputes

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Finalizing all the documentation around a contract is a long process. For the 2018-2021 contract, the APWU and the USPS first had to agree on the...

APWU Preparing for Opening of Contract Negotiations

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) In June, formal negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between the American Postal Workers Union and the United States Postal Service...

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