As the APWU’s top officer, the President is responsible for all of the operations of the national union, as outlined in the Constitution and Bylaws. The President oversees all the activities conducted by the officers and staff of every department, division, and committee defined by the APWU Constitution.

Big Day Approaching!

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

On June 22, we officially open negotiations with the United States Postal Service for a new union contract. Our current national agreement covering some 200,000 postal employees expires on September 20, 2021. This is the third round of collective bargaining during which I have the privilege to represent you as the union’s lead negotiator.

I want to share my perspective on the challenges of negotiations followed by what we hope to achieve in bargaining. First, on negotiations generally:

Negotiations are never easy. 

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