Elect Jeff Kehlert APWU Vice President (endorsement by 21cpw admin)

I fully support and endorse Jeff Kehlert for the position of APWU Vice President.  I believe he possesses the leadership qualities and experience necessary for the job.  Jeff has made very important contributions to the American Postal Workers Union as an officer, arbitration advocate and educator.  His deep commitment to educational activities and training opportunities  strengthen our membership. I met…

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Elect Charles P. Smith APWU Director of Research and Education (endorsement by 21cpw admin)

I fully support and endorse Charles P. Smith for the position of APWU Director of Research and Education.  Charles has been a dedicated leader and advocate for the APWU rank-and-file membership.  As President, he has successfully represented the Washington State Postal Workers Union membership in the grievance-arbitration process and been a voice for the rank-and-file at National and…

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Arbitration results in concessionary contract for US postal workers

By Hector Cordon – September 9, 2016 National arbitrators recently imposed a contract on members of one of the larger unions in the United States Postal Service (USPS), providing minimal wage increase and imposing further inroads into health care benefits while maintaining a sizable “non-career” section of workers at much inferior wages and with few…

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