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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...

Stay Informed About Your Union

Fighting for our Sick Leave Benefits

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  I believe that many postal employees take for granted the benefits they are afforded through the efforts of their union. Postal employees have the...

A Fair Day's Wages

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  A Fair Day’s Wages for a Fair Day’s Work is an objective of the labor movement – trade unions and other workers groups – to increase pay and adopt...

MS 1 BEM Staffing Updates

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Building Equipment Maintenance (BEM) Mechanics are responsible for maintaining postal building infrastructures, namely (1) Building Electrical Systems (...

Automation: Progress for Whom?

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The Postal Service’s use of automation has taken away Clerk Craft work, made remaining work harder, and reduced the power of workers at the Post Office...

Fighting Back Against Hostile Work Environments

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  “A workplace free of harassment is beneficial to everyone. The environment in the postal workplace, however, can be difficult if not miserable.” These...

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