Historic Win for the Maintenance Craft: An All-Career Workforce

The new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) included a historic win for the Maintenance Craft. “We have negotiated our way to an all-career workforce,” Maintenance Craft Director Steven G. Raymer, said at the National Convention. “There used to be...

Thriving Clerk Craft is Ready for More!

Members of the Clerk Craft have a reason to celebrate: For the first time in over a decade, the craft has grown. After losing more than 100,000 jobs since 2003, 15,000 new members have been added to the rolls.

480-481 Local Takes Stand Against Hostile Work Environment

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker Magazine) APWU members at the Metroplex Mail Processing and Distribution Center in suburban Detroit are taking a stand against an extremely hostile work...

Contract Teleconference Addresses Common Questions

APWU President Mark Dimondstein and other members of the union’s negotiating team answered questions posed by union members during two Town Hall teleconferences on July 21. More 1,000 people participated in the calls, which lasted approximately 45...

Three New Signoffs in the Clerk Craft

APWU Clerk Craft officers and the Postal Service signed three documents on July 29:  They agreed to a new set of Questions & Answers on the POStPlan, Filling Residual Vacancies, and Travel; signed a Step 4 Settlement on Postal Support Employees...

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