MVS Continues to Fight Subcontracting

The Motor Vehicle Service Craft has won some major battles in the fight against subcontracting, but challenges still lie ahead, MVS Craft Director Michael O. Foster said at the craft conference prior to the National Convention.

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...

Raises to be Applied to PSE Exception Pay in Motor Vehicle Craft

Employees in the same category who are performing the same work should get the same rate of pay. That’s the premise of an agreement between the APWU and USPS, says Motor Vehicle Service Craft Director Michael O. Foster.

Maintenance Members Have Their Say

Edward Harris, Ed Devey, Mike Bayless. (This article first appeared in the May-June 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) As this magazine goes to press, the union is speeding quickly toward completion of our case before Arbitrator...

Union Wraps Up Opening Round In Contract Arbitration

On opening day, union members wore stickers in a show of solidarity. Shown here: Central Florida Area Local. On April 5 and 6 the APWU completed the opening round of its case before the arbitration panel that will decide the terms of a new contract...