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John R. Smith, First Retirees Director, Passes Away

John R. Smith, former Retirees Department Director, passed away Jan. 11, at the age of 91. Brother Smith (known by most as “JR”) was the first ever director of the Retirees Department. At the time of his retirement from the APWU on May 7, 2005,...

Over 400,000 People Demand a Postmaster General Who Supports the Public Postal Service

On Jan. 6, APWU national officers, fellow union members, organizers and activists, many from organizations in A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (Grand Alliance), gathered at USPS Headquarters to demand the Postal Board of Governors...

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Hollingsworth Contract Ratified

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ On Sept. 11, new APWU members working at Hollingsworth LLC, a private-sector distribution company, ratified the terms of their initial...

Good Contract, Good Jobs

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ Motor Vehicle Service members are joining in the fight, protecting the craft, and demanding proper pay and work rules during the APWU’s...

Negotiation/Arbitration with the USPS

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ Most postal workers would be surprised to learn that during negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the top management...

Maintenance Craft Arbitration Testimony

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ The following is a shortened version of the introductory testimony given by Maintenance Craft Director Balogun, before the Maintenance Craft...

APWU Supports UAW Strike for a Fair Contract

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​

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