Young Delegates Wanted for APWU National Convention

March 24, 2020 Subject: 35 and Under Union Activists Dear State/Local President: To assist locals in their efforts to include APWU young union activists at the 2020 national convention, the APWU will reimburse one-half of the cost of expenses (fully receipted) paid by the local/state union of at least one local/state union member, 35 years…

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APWU: Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing Function 1 & Function 4—COVID19

Sisters and Brothers: The attached MOU (Temporary Exception Period – Clerk Craft Staffing Function 1 & Function 4—COVID19) will help facilitate the other temporary memoranda we have recently signed as well as the Liberal Change of Schedule and Leave policy we have secured in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Those temporary MOUs, policy changes and…

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APWU President’s Statement: Postal Workers in a Time of Crisis

Mark Dimondstein – March 25, 2020 Since the early days of the Postal Service, we postal workers have helped stitch the fabric of the country together. Even in times of crisis – whether natural disaster, conflict, or economic calamity – the Postal Service has always been there, steadily reaching every American home and business in…

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APWU: Postal Service “liberal” leave policy in light of school closings

From: Mark Dimondstein <mdimondstein@apwu.org> Sent: Friday, March 13, 2020 12:45 PM Subject: Leave in light of school closings All, This morning we initiated discussion with the Postal Service regarding their leave policy as it relates to new hardships of child/family care placed on many of our members due to school closings in many states. The…

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President Dimondstein’s Lawsuit Against 2 APWU Members Dismissed

“Plaintiff Mark Dimondstein, President of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), asserts libel claims against Defendants Jerry Stidman and Jonathan Kelley, two APWU members and—Dimondstein alleges—longstanding critics of his leadership. Before the Court is Defendants’ motion to transfer or, in the alternative, to dismiss the case for improper venue and lack of personal jurisdiction. ECF…

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APWU President: Interest Arbitration Update # 4

President Dimondstein’s fourth interest arbitration update highlighting the most recent proceedings for a good contract. APWU argued for expanding postal services, guaranteed hours, and regular schedules for PTFs and PSEs. Source: American Postal Workers Union

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APWU President Dimondstein files $5M defamation lawsuit against APWU members

Related: APWU President Mark Dimondstein donates $50,000 to upstart health workers union

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