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Candidates Nominated for APWU Election of National Officers

Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell has announced that the following union members have been certified as candidates for election to national office by referendum balloting, as mandated by the APWU Constitution and Bylaws.

USPS is Testing Self-Driving Trucks

Recently, the USPS conducted an automotive mail haul pilot program test for a 1,000-mile trip between Phoenix and Dallas...Currently, regulations are in place that limit the testing and use of automated vehicles. However, the Federal Motor Carrier...

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Contract Mediation Ending

On June 3, President Mark Dimondstein and Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman reported to the APWU National Executive Council (NEC) that the contract mediator stated that the APWU and the USPS were too far apart, and further discussions...

Anti-Privatization Resolution Gains Majority Support in Senate

Members of the United States Senate have joined members of the House of Representatives in saying, "Don’t Sell Our Public Postal Service". On June 4, S. Res 99, introduced by Gary Peters (D-MI), gained its 51st cosponsor. The resolution expresses...

APWU POWER: The Women’s Committee within APWU

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ APWU POWER, Post Office Women for Equal Rights, the women’s committee within the American Postal Workers Union, was founded in St. Louis, Missouri on...

New Report Underscores Efforts to Erode Public Power

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  A new report explores the decades-long efforts by corporate interests to weaken public institutions and to degrade worker leverage, all in an effort to...

Saying Goodbye as Regional Coordinator

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Sisters and Brothers, it is that time in the APWU constitutional cycle to make the decision to run for office – in my case, to run for an eleventh term...

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