NALC: Interest Arbitration dates scheduled

May 14, 2020 The interest arbitration hearing dates for a new collective bargaining agreement scheduled for May, June, and July were previously postponed due to the continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. New hearing dates in September through November have now been confirmed. Neutral arbitrator Dennis Nolan provided the parties sufficient hearing dates for this…

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NPMHU: Mail Handlers Ratify 2019 National Agreement

The terms of the 2019 National Agreement between the NPMHU and the U.S. Postal Service were officially ratified on April 7, 2020, after a short delay in counting the votes caused by the ongoing pandemic. The certified results show that over 96% of the membership approved of the new contract, with the final vote tally…

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APWU: Automatic Dues Increase

TO: Local/State Presidents FROM: Elizabeth “Liz” Powell, Secretary-Treasurer DATE: March 30, 2020 SUBJECT: Automatic Dues Increase In accordance with Article 16, Section 2(a) of the APWU Constitution and Bylaws, please be advised that there are to be two (2) automatic dues increases effective November 24, 2018, Pay Period 25 and November 23, 2019, Pay Period…

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APWU Releases New Contract in PDF Format

Just three days after Arbitrator Goldberg rendered his binding Interest Arbitration Award on the 2018-2021 new union contract, the national APWU is pleased to be able to circulate the entire contract with all the appropriate contractual updates for use by the officers, shop stewards and members. “We understand how important it is to get your…

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APWU: Highlights and Significant Changes contained in Contract Award

LENGTH OF CONTRACT Three Years: September 21, 2018 to September 20, 2021 CAREER EMPLOYEE GENERAL WAGE INCREASES Three annual general wage increases totaling 3.4% over the life of the Agreement. 1.3% effective November 24, 2018 (Retroactive) 1.1% effective November 23, 2019 (Retroactive) 1% effective November 21, 2020 COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS (COLA) Semiannual COLAs for career employees…

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NPMHU: Mail Handlers Reach Tentative Agreement

The following is a summary of the tentative agreement reached between representatives of the NPMHU and the Postal Service to establish the terms of the 2019 National Agreement. Term The 2019 National Agreement will cover a period of three years, and will expire at midnight on September 20, 2022. General Wage Increases All career Mail…

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USPS, NPMHU reach tentative deal on contract

USPS and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract that covers more than 43,000 employees represented by the union. “This agreement is balanced. It addresses both parties’ bargaining objectives in a financially responsible manner,” said Labor Relations Vice President Doug Tulino. The tentative agreement is subject to…

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APWU: Interest Arbitration Hearings Scheduled in September and October

APWU Web News Article – August 26, 2019 The location for the interest arbitration’s opening hearings has been set. The hearings will take place at the Washington DC National Mall Hilton, located at 480 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024. Interest arbitration will determine the terms of the next contract. The hearings will begin at…

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