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Nabisco Workers Win Strong New Contract Following Month-Long Strike

On September 15, the Bakers, Confectioners, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) announced a new tentative agreement with Nabisco/Mondelez. This comes after over 1,000 BCTGM-represented bakers and distribution center workers...

Negotiations Update: APWU and USPS “Stop the Clock” to Continue Bargaining for a New Contract

The collective bargaining agreement (union contract) between the American Postal Workers Union and the United States Postal Service covers the wages, hours and working conditions of 200,000 postal workers. Our current contract was due to expire at...

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Q&A with Bessemer, AL Amazon Union Organizer Jennifer Bates

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Earlier this year, workers at Amazon’s Bessemer, AL fulfillment center worked to unionize their workplace with the Retail, Wholesale and Department...

National Maintenance Assistant Director “A” Jimmie Waldon Retires

National Maintenance Assistant Director “A” Jimmie Waldon announced his retirement in August 2021 after over 14 years as a national officer. Prior to being elected to this position on July 18, 2018, he served as the Western Region Maintenance...

AFL-CIO Executive Council Elects Sister Liz Shuler President

Today, the AFL-CIO Executive Council elected Sister Liz Shuler President of the federation to fill the vacancy left by the untimely death of Brother Richard Trumka on August 5.

OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Guidance to Protect Workers

As the Delta Variant of the COVID-19 virus is raging through the country the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, encourages you to follow recommendations that slow the spread of COVID-19. These include:   Wearing a Face Covering when indoors no...

Sixth COLA Increase Announced

In accordance with the 2018-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective August 28, 2021. The increase is the result of a rise in the Consumer Price Index (...

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