A Good Contract for All

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) APWU members from all crafts have been busy with efforts to: raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour; stop the dirty deal between USPS and Staples;...

Contracts, Contracts, Contracts

(This article first appeared in the July-August 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) “Busy” is the buzz word! the support services division is responsible for articles 40 and 41 of the APWU’s Collective Bargaining Agreement with the...

APWU Reaches Tentative Agreement for Private-Sector Drivers

The APWU and the Mail Contractors of America (MCA) have reached a tentative contract agreement for private-sector drivers in terminals in Des Moines and Kansas City. Union members at those terminals will have the opportunity to vote to ratify or...

Private-Sector APWU Members at Salmon & Sons Ratify Tentative Agreement

APWU members who are truck drivers and mechanics working for Pat Salmon & Sons voted to ratify a tentative contract by a vote of 82-34 on Sept. 10. The new contract will affect 283 drivers and mechanics who are represented by the Texoma (Dallas...

Rep. Danny Davis: If We Fight, We Win!

In an inspirational speech Aug. 19, Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL) urged union members to fight back against “evil-doers” who would destroy the Postal Service and send the nation back to a dark time when most workers had no rights and few prospects for...

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