APWU National Convention and Special Events

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

The importance of protecting the health and welfare of our members and officers resulted in the unanimous decision of the National Executive Board to cancel the 2020 APWU Biennial National Convention. Other international unions, as well as the AFL-CIO, have also cancelled their conventions scheduled for this year. The 2022 APWU Biennial National Convention is scheduled for August of next year when hopefully, we can meet in person. The 2021 APWU All-Craft Conference will be held virtually in September and several additional virtual events for local/state officers and members to participate are planned for the year.

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The Secretary-Treasurer seeks to increase union revenue by encouraging non-members to join, and is responsible for the collection and proper disbursement of union funds. The Secretary-Treasurer's Department offers in-depth training to local and state union officers who have financial responsibilities for their organizations.

We also provide training on how to conduct local and state union elections, consistent with the rules of the U.S. Department of Labor and the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.

The Secretary-Treasurer's Department is responsible for interpreting the APWU National Constitution and Bylaws. The department assists local unions and state affiliates by reviewing their constitutions and bylaws and alerting them to any violations of the law or conflicts with the APWU Constitution and Bylaws.

The Secretary-Treasurer's office serves as the liaison to the APWU's Deaf/Hard of Hearing Task Force, which makes recommendations to the national union on issues facing deaf workers and their families.

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2021 All Craft Conference - A Virtual Conference

September 30, 2021 to October 2, 2021

While we all cannot wait to gather together again, the leadership of APWU takes the health and safety of our members seriously.  As a result, in an effort to keep our members safe, the All Craft Conference will be held virtually & Eastern Standard Time. 

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National Convention - CANCELLED

October 4, 2021 to October 7, 2021

3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 and adjoining Paris Las Vegas (3655 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109.)

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