APWU Executive Board Reschedules the National Convention for October 2021

June 26, 2020 The National Executive Board has made the decision to reschedule the 2020 APWU National Convention to Monday, October 4, 2021 through Thursday, October 7, 2021. The National Convention will be held at the Bally’s Las Vegas (3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109) and adjoining Paris Las Vegas (3655 S…

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APWU Family Members Awarded 5 Union Plus 2020 Scholarships

Union Plus recently awarded $300,000 in scholarships to 215 students representing 43 unions, including five winners representing the American Postal Workers Union (APWU). This year’s group of scholarship recipients includes university, college, and trade or technical school students from 38 states. The APWU winners are: Emilee Breitner of Ida, Michigan. Breitner, whose father, Jeffrey Breitner,…

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APWU President Dimondstein Appears on Democracy Now!

April 29, 2020 President Dimondstein appeared on Democracy Now! with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez today. The interview covered the financial crisis facing the U.S. Postal Service, the impact of the Coronavirus on the USPS and the vital role of our public Postal Service in carrying out civic life across the country. Part 1 Part…

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APWU: FMCSA Waives Regulations that Includes PVS CDL Holders in Response to COVID-19

April 29, 2020 Due to the COVID-19 national emergency, there is a high public need for transportation professionals. In response, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), recently announced a waiver from certain regulations applicable to all interstate and intrastate commercial driver’s license (CDL) and commercial learner’s permit (CLP) holders and to…

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APWU Response to President Trump’s remarks on blocking coronavirus aid for USPS

APWU Web News Article – April 24, 2020 President Trump’s shameful comments today that the Postal Service “is a joke” and that USPS “should raise package prices four to five times” current levels is no laughing matter to the American people. His comments are an insult to the forty-four postal workers who have died carrying…

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APWU: Stand Up for Safe Jobs This Workers Memorial Day

April 21, 2020 The number one priority of all levels of the APWU leadership during the current coronavirus crisis has been the health and safety of postal workers, our families, and that of the postal public. As part of our work to keep postal workers healthy and safe, we are encouraging all members to continue…

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APWU: Safe removal of disposable gloves

April 11, 2020 After using disposable safety gloves, it is important to know how to remove them properly and safely. Watch the video and download the PDF below. Source: American Postal Workers Union

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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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