APWU Launches New TV Ad – “We Deliver Almost Anything”

04/12/2019 – The APWU continues our offensive against the White House proposals to sell the Postal Service to private corporations. The lighthearted video makes a crucial point – of all the many things the Postal Service will accept from the public, tax dollars are not one of them. The video advertisement release is in coordination…

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APWU Enters Mediation

04/09/2019 – In our continuing efforts to get the contract the members deserve, the APWU invoked mediation on April 3, 2019 – sending a letter to the Acting Director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service and to the Postal Service. The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS) is a federal agency that provides public…

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APWU: Workers Memorial Day is April 28

04/05/2019 – Each year on April 28 we observe Workers Memorial Day. It’s a day when working people throughout the world remember those who were hurt or killed on the job and recommit to the struggle for a safe workplace. On this day in 1971, the Occupational Safety and Health Act became effective and the…

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Join Us on April 15 for the APWU’s Tax Day of Action!

03/29/2019 – On Apr. 15, postal workers are letting the public know that the Postal Service operates with NO tax dollars. Contact your local or state officers to find out how you can participate! If there isn’t a Tax Day event in your area, do a digital action by sharing a social media post by…

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Postal Employees and Retirees See Threats to Pay and Benefits in White House Budget

03/29/2019 – The White House released its plans for the fiscal year 2020 budget this month. It once again attacks workers, calling for deep cuts to salaries, retirement and health benefits. It also echoes parts of the Postal Task Force December 2018 report that calls for the elimination of union negotiated collective bargaining rights over…

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APWU Arbitration Advocacy Training 2019

03/04/2019 – The APWU Arbitration Advocacy Training program will be Sunday, June 2 – Sunday, June 9. It is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the techniques needed to effectively prepare a case for arbitration. Students must be present for the entire training and must participate in a mock arbitration case on Saturday, June…

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APWU: Update on RI-399 Monetary Settlement Distribution

03/02/2019 – As previously reported, in 2018 the APWU, the National Postal Mail Handlers’ Union (NPMHU), and the USPS reached a tripartite agreement updating the RI-399 work jurisdiction process. As part of the agreement on the update to the RI-399 process, all pending RI-399 grievances filed prior to September 1, 2017, were administratively closed with…

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APWU Dues – When Changing Unions

No one wants to pay double dues when they transfer to one of the crafts represented by the APWU and join our union. National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) & National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) When a new member is joining from either the NALC or the NPMHU, please send the completed Form 1187…

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