Grievance Time Limit Deadlines Extended For All-Craft Conference

In preparation for the 2019 All-Craft Conference, the APWU has requested an extension for all grievance time limit deadlines, for all levels. In response, the Postal Service has issued, “a one-week moratorium on grievance time limits at the local,...

Interest Arbitration Panel for New Contract Appointed

Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg has been appointed as the impartial chair of the tri-partite interest arbitration panel and scheduled the opening day of the hearings for September 4, 2019.  When the APWU and USPS are unable to reach a new collective...

What to Know About Pregnancy Discrimination

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is when an employer treats an employee or job applicant unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or...

The Role of Industrial Relations

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)    You spend much of your time at work. You interact with co-workers, managers and the public. During the course of your employment, you build...

Frequently Asked Questions

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  With negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between the USPS and the APWU now at an impasse, we are heading into interest...

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