SWFAL President: We will not be sold out by our APWU National Leadership again

Unlike many APWU local Presidents I am unafraid to speak out as I never ask for special favors such as being assigned to state or national committees or special favors for my local as we are never afraid to “Go It Alone.” I am unafraid of any repercussions from those who are in power, nor…

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APWU 480-481 Area Local President’s Report – Feb 2019

APWU 480-481 Area Local President’s Report February 2019 As many of you are aware, the APWU and the USPS were unable to come to a negotiated agreement, and once again we are headed to arbitration. How we arrived at this point this year is another story entirely. My perspective on the Rank and File and…

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USPS Press Release: APWU contract talks extended

USPS and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) have agreed to extend contract negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. Although the contract with the APWU expired at midnight Sept. 20, the Postal Service and the union mutually decided to extend the negotiations deadline to Oct. 20. The APWU represents more than 192,000 employees, including…

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APWU: Call 866-412-8061 for Contract Negotiations Updates

09/10/2018 – The current Collective Bargaining Agreement between the American Postal Workers Union and the United States Postal Service expires at midnight September 20, 2018. The union entered the final 10-day stretch of intense negotiations – including days of round-the-clock bargaining – on Sept. 10. National President Dimondstein will provide regular updates starting Sept. 14….

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APWU: Seventh and Final COLA under 2015 CBA Announced

Web News Article #: 78-2018 08/10/2018 – In accordance with the 2015-2018 APWU/USPS Collective Bargaining Agreement (union contract), career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 31 cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective September 1, 2018. It will appear in paychecks dated September 21, 2018 (Pay Period 19-2018), and will total $645.00 per…

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APWU Looks to Address USPS Workforce Mix in Labor Talks

By Louis C. LaBrecque – June 22, 2018 A union that represents about 200,000 postal workers is looking in upcoming labor talks with the U.S. Postal Service to reduce the service’s reliance on non-career employees. That’s from Mark Dimondstein, president of the American Postal Workers Union. The union’s goals as it begins bargaining June 26…

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