MVS Wins Important Ruling on Subcontracting Notification

The APWU won an important arbitration case on Aug. 18, when Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled that the Postal Service violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement by notifying the union of subcontracting awards after they have been let.

New Contractual Agreements in the MVS Craft

This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) After extensive negotiations and interest arbitration, the motor Vehicle Division was successful in amending key sections of Article 39 of the...

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.

Support Services Division Battles Outsourcing

The Postal Service has taken subcontracting of Support Services to new heights and APWU members are fighting back, Director Steve Brooks reported to APWU members at the craft conference held 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...