APWU: COVID Test Kit MOUs & Conversions

From: Mark Dimondstein <mdimondstein@apwu.org> Date: March 25, 2022 Subject: COVID Test Kit MOUs & Conversions Dear APWU National Leaders, More good news! See the attached two MOUs plus a Q & A regarding extension of COVID test kit project in the 43 sites (in light of the continuing government project) and the conversion of almost…

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Do APWU Retirees have a right to vote?

02/12/2022 I am a retiree and I retired in 2007. I have been paying full per-capita dues to the APWU since September 1973. I have been waiting for my ballot to arrive so I could vote on the new agreement. Becoming impatient I emailed Mark Dimondstein the following: “Still no ballot for me and much…

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APWU Statement on USPS Service Standard Changes

September 30, 2021 The United States Postal Service is implementing changes starting Friday October 1 that will slow down mail delivery for tens of millions of people and affect billions of pieces of mail. That date marks the first day of the new service standards for First Class Mail and Periodicals which USPS management is…

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APWU: Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions

APWU News Article – August 3, 2021 President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs today (August 3), through September 30, 2021. The liberal leave policy has also been extended (see letter below). The latest documents can be found below. They are also listed, together with the full archive of MOUs and other resources on…

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APWU COVID-19 Update to the Field

July 30, 2021 As part of the APWU’s continuing effort to promote the safety and well-being of APWU members and other postal employees, on July 26, President Dimondstein and Director of Industrial Relations Vance Zimmerman wrote to the field regarding the ongoing pandemic. Their letter noted APWU’s opposition to management’s unilateral change to the USPS…

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APWU sends USPS letter on COVID-19 and Face Coverings

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2021 Subject: Letter on COVID-19 and Face Coverings Please see the attached letter from President and Myself regarding the ongoing pandemic and face coverings. Please Disseminate. Vance Zimmerman Industrial Relations Director American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO 1300 L Street, NW Washington, DC 20005-4128 Tel: 202.842.4273 | Fax:…

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APWU: PRC to issue Advisory Opinion on Slower Service Standards

APWU News Article – June 29, 2021 When postal management unveiled their 10-year Delivering for America plan, APWU vowed to oppose elements of the plan that would affect postal workers, slow down the mail or degrade the service postal workers proudly provide the public. In the past weeks, together with our allies in A Grand…

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Join the APWU Contract ZOOM Town Hall – June 15, 2021

The American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO invites union members to join them for a live Zoom Town Hall on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Join the APWU Contract ZOOM Town Hall, with President Mark Dimondstein and other National Negotiations Committee members We will discuss contract negotiation preparations and actions you can take to fight for better…

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