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APWU Executive Board Reschedules the National Convention for October 2021

The National Executive Board has made the decision to reschedule the 2020 APWU National Convention to Monday, October 4, 2021 through Thursday, October 7, 2021.

Two Million Signatures Delivered to Congress -

On June 23, over two million petition signatures demanding urgent postal funding were delivered to Congress. APWU members and postal supporters joined in a National Day of Action to Save the Post Office with car caravans, rallies, coordinated...

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Testing Issues Resolved For Motor Vehicle Mechanics

The APWU and USPS have settled several issues involving which exams MVS employees must take to qualify for positions that were upgraded in 2001. The disputes arose when the Postal Service issued new qualification standards for the upgraded positions...

The State of U.S. Unions

At the end of 2008, union members accounted for 12.4 percent of employed wage-and-salary workers, according to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of workers belonging to unions rose by 428,000 to 16.1 million; which was...

MVS Appeals Tool and Parts Clerk Case to Arbitration

The MVS Division has appealed to national-level arbitration [PDF] a Step 4 Dispute protesting the Postal Service’s unilateral elimination of the Tool and Parts Clerk position. The union’s 15-Day Statement of Issues and Facts [PDF] notes that...

Convention Recognizes Value of Retirees

With one exciting vote in Detroit in 1994, delegates to the 12th Biennial Convention of the American Postal Workers Union unanimously declared that retirees are respected and appreciated, and deserve a status that shows they are a strong part of...

Dispute Over Data Security Breaches/Missing USPS Laptops Appealed to Arbitration

The APWU has appealed to national-level arbitration a dispute over the Postal Service's security breaches of sensitive postal employee data resulting from missing or stolen postal laptop computers.