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...

Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Following strong resistance from the APWU – and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) – USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations.   

Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs

Following strong resistance from the APWU - and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) - USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations.

MVO/TTO Qualification Standards Settlement

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine) By Motor Vehicle Service Craft Directors  The APWU and the Postal Service finalized a settlement on May 9, 2017 resolving national case A19V20021,...

National Agreement Provides Uniform Allowance for Clerks in POStPlan Offices

On June 14, the APWU and the Postal Service reached an agreement resolving a Step 4 National Dispute that career Clerk Craft employees assigned to a POStPlan office are entitled to a uniform allowance.  The parties agreed that career Clerk Craft...

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