2016 All Over Again? – Will APWU endorse Bernie Sanders?

Is the APWU about to endorse Bernie Sanders for president? Did they interview all the presidential candidates or just the one that our national president supports? I keep hearing that Bernie Sanders is the champion of postal issues. No kidding we alert him to our issues and he speaks on our behalf. My guess if…

 Continue reading

Forming APWU State Retirees Chapters

Via Bobby Donelson, Southwest Coastal Area Local Retiree Chapter President: I would like to encourage the APWU National Executive Board to reverse it’s decision to require that an APWU Retirees State Chapter can only be established if there are at least three local retirees chapters. At the October Retirees Conference, most of those attending were…

 Continue reading

Elimination of the APWU NE Region Coordinator Position

“Sisters and Brothers, last Tuesday, I sent out the explanation below of APWU President Mark Dimondstein’s intention to propose the eliminate the Northeast Region Coordinator position upon the retirement of Coordinator John Dirzius at the end of this year. I have received many emails and phone calls at this point from Local Officers, all opposing…

 Continue reading

APWU: Submission of Resolutions to National Conventions by Retiree Chapters

Excerpt: After much thought and based on the contents of the 2008 letter, the NEB has adopted the policy that Retiree Chapters should be allowed to submit resolutions to the National Convention, provided that the issues addressed in the resolutions strictly address “retiree” issues. Related: 2018 National Convention Resolutions: Retiree delegates seated with a voice…

 Continue reading

NEB adopts proclamation to honor women of the APWU

Web News Article #: 23-2017 03/01/2017 – On Feb 27, 2017, The APWU National Executive Board adopted a proclamation to honor the women of the APWU throughout March, in celebration of Women’s History Month. The proclamation read: Whereas, the great contributions of American women in shaping our nation are observed in March, during Women’s History…

 Continue reading

APWU Executive Board Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

NSB 14-2015 – November 11, 2015 The APWU National Executive Board voted on Nov. 5 to endorse Bernie Sanders for president. “Politics as usual has not worked,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Enough is enough!” The endorsement follows Sanders’ rousing speech before 2,000 activists at the union’s All-Craft Conference in late October. “We should judge candidates…

 Continue reading