Moving Forward

(This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Maintenance Craft Directors  The Maintenance Division had a productive first half of 2017.

2017 Peak Season Exception Period MOU Reached

The APWU and the USPS recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), RE: Peak Season Exception Periods – 2017 Date Changes, modifying the Peak Season (Holiday Season) Exception period for 2017 to “ensure adequate coverage” and “accommodate...

Locals Inform Public About Proposed Job and Service Cuts

This Postal Heritage Day, two APWU locals celebrated the USPS’ 242nd birthday by holding informational pickets informing the public about the proposed job cuts by USPS management through reversions, abolishments and excessing – further disrupting...

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.