About the Western Region

The Western Region Coordinator is responsible for the union's activities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and American Samoa, Guam and Saipan.

Still Among Us

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

The health crisis is no joke. Postal workers have succumbed to the microscopic killer. Civil unrest over injustices, postal finances, concerns over the new Postmaster General and privatization all make it seem like the pandemic has waned – it has not!

The USPS disbanded their COVID-19 Response Command and reduced field telecoms. Yet, the union continues to deal with fear, anger, anxiety and dangers of managerial indifference to the protections essential workers require. There is no magic wand to make managers comply. We use the tools available to us. While there are some decent, level-headed managers, there is plenty of managerial foolery to deal with.

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July 1, 2020

Still Among Us

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The health crisis is...

October 26, 2019

Young Members Meeting Opens All-Craft

On Saturday, October 26, the Young Members Committee kicked off the 2019 All-Craft Conference with an exciting all-day...

September 12, 2019

They Don't Have the Right

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  We often hear...

June 19, 2019

APWU National Executive Board to USPS Board of Governors - 'Not So Fast!'

APWU sets in motion countermeasures to check managements’ cut and slash “business plan” with a plan to defend postal...

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