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APWU COVID-19 Update to the Field

As part of the APWU’s continuing effort to promote the safety and well-being of APWU members and other postal employees, on July 26, President Dimondstein and Director of Industrial Relations Vance Zimmerman wrote to the field regarding the ongoing...

APWU Statement on Mandatory Vaccination for Federal Employees

Various media outlets have reported that the White House is considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for federal employees. Maintaining the health and safety of our members is of paramount importance. While the APWU...

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Supporters at Virtual Rally Join the Fight for APWU – Our Contract, Our Union, Our Future as Negotiations Begin

On June 21, APWU members, allies, and postal supporters from around the country tuned in to a Virtual Kickoff Rally ahead of the Opening Day of negotiations for a new USPS/APWU collective bargaining agreement. The rally, emceed by Secretary-...

President Dimondstein's Opening Comments – National Negotiations 2021 (June 22, 2021)

On June 22, 2021, APWU entered into negotiations with USPS management on a new collective bargaining agreement. The current agreement expires September 20, 2021.

Union Secures Third Historic Staffing Agreement

The APWU & postal management signed a major new agreement to address longstanding understaffing issues in mail processing functions at the Postal Service.

Juneteenth Holiday

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the S. 475 Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. This law establishes June 19th of each year as a Federal holiday. President Biden then declared it would be observed beginning June 18, 2021,...

Das 110 HCRs Noncompliance Award Issued

As a remedy for the Postal Service’s failing to comply with the award, Arbitrator Das ordered the Postal Service to provide the bargaining unit a monetary remedy “based on the number of additional hours that would have been worked on unconverted...