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E.g., 11/30/2023

Update on Management's Network Modernization Plans: APWU Takes a Series of Actions

November 17, 2023
While still in its early stages, postal management is aggressively proceeding with their “network modernization” plans.

Next union negotiated raises will be in paychecks dated December 8, 2023

November 17, 2023
APWU-represented career postal employees will receive a union-won general wage increase (GWI) equal to 1.3 percent of base pay, effective Nov. 18. Non-career APWU-represented employees will receive an additional 1 percent, or a 2.3 percent GWI, as...

An Epidemic of Insanity?

Albert Einstein famously defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.So the abuse, fraud, graft and corruption associated with USPS outsourcing makes management’s subcontracting decisions baffling.

Fighting to Protect Our Future

I would like to thank the members of the APWU for electing me the Executive Vice President of the American Postal Workers Union. It is truly an honor. Thank you to every member who cast a ballot.

Progress Made In Drug and Alcohol Testing

After a long and arduous struggle, the USPS has published “Drug and Alcohol Testing of Employees With a Commercial Driver’s License,” a revised version of a Management Instruction. We consider the publication of this new MI (PO-720-95-3) a real...

Frequently Asked Questions

In the March-April edition, I addressed a number of questions asked by APWU retirees. Here are several more.

Dispute: New PSE Position Descriptions

This dispute involves the issuance of management instructions regarding the use of new, rather than existing, Standard Position Descriptions when hiring PSEs.