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.

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September 19, 2019

Three APWU Represented Workers Injured by North Houston PDC Roof Collapse

Today three APWU bargaining unit employees were injured when the North Houston PDC’s roof collapsed amid severe weather...

September 17, 2019

50,000 United Auto Workers (UAW) Members on Strike Against General Motors

APWU President Mark Dimondstein calls on all APWU locals, state organizations, retiree and auxiliary chapters and...

September 12, 2019

Interest Arbitration Next Session - APWU Rank and File Witness Panels

During the next session of interest arbitration (Sept. 24-26), postal workers from the workroom floor will serve as key...

September 10, 2019

Opening Day Testimony

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  As your...

Message From the President - Arbitration Opening Day

President Dimondstein's video message to the membership about the Opening Day of Interest Arbitration. Click here to read his testimony before the Arbitration Board. 

Members Are Asking...

Members have legitimate questions and deserve factual answers. “Why are we facing interest arbitration for a new contract when there was a tentative agreement?” “What was in it?” “Why didn’t I get a vote?” “When am I receiving raises and my next COLA?”

Some background: As lead negotiator, my goal was to find a principled path to a negotiated contract, thus keeping members in control of our destiny. The National Negotiating Committee believed the best path forward was to seek a two-year extension of the 2015-2018 union contract. Last December, the APWU and USPS reached a “Tentative Agreement” (TA) that extended the contract, until September 20, 2020, with some work-rule changes.

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