2019-2023 NALC-USPS National Agreement

March 15, 2021 The 2019-2023 NALC-USPS National Agreement is now available online by clicking here. The PDF includes bookmarks and hyperlinks to make navigating the document easier. Printed copies will be available in the coming weeks. 2019-2023 NALC-USPS National Agreement Source: National Association of Letter Carriers AFL-CIO

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APWU Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee Appointed

March 2, 2021 With national contract negotiations set to begin in June, President Mark Dimondstein has announced the names of union members who will serve on the Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee. In accordance with the APWU Constitution, each member of the National Executive Board appoints one person to the committee; a 14th member,…

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APWU Live Chat with President Dimondstein February 25

Join APWU President Mark Dimondstein as he brings the latest news and updates from the APWU national leadership and takes your questions. This month’s livestream comes as the opening of Contract bargaining gets closer, we push for full vaccine access for postal workers as part of a national vaccination plan, we deliver our petition for…

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USPS‐APWU Joint Contract Interpretation Manual Update – December 2020

The 2020 APWU/USPS Joint Contract Interpretation Manual (JCIM) update is provided as a resource for the administration of the National Agreement. Jointly prepared by the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, and the United States Postal Service, this manual provides a mutually agreed upon explanation on how to apply the contract to the issues addressed. When…

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Survey included with APWU 2021 Membership Cards mailing

From: Vance Zimmerman <vzimmerman@apwu.org> Sent: Tuesday, January 5, 2021 2:03 PM To: Resident Officers <ResidentOfficers@apwu.org>; Regional Coordinators <RegionalCoordinators@apwu.org>; NBAs <NBAs@apwu.org> Subject: Survey included with 2021 Membership Cards Sisters and Brothers, 2021 APWU membership cards are in the mail. Included in the membership card mailing this year is a survey. In 2021 our collective bargaining agreement…

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NALC, USPS reach tentative National Agreement

Statement from President Rolando: “Today I am pleased to announce that NALC and the U.S. Postal Service have reached a tentative agreement on a new national contract, a goal we have been working toward continuously for the last 17 months. As I have repeatedly reported many times, NALC followed a dual-track approach to achieve a…

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NALC: Interest Arbitration Update

October 28, 2020 This week, NALC and USPS have continued with interest arbitration hearings each day to resolve the impasse over the 2019 collective bargaining agreement. The arbitration panel, chaired by neutral Arbitrator Dennis Nolan, heard testimony this week from NALC President Fred Rolando, Executive Vice President Brian Renfroe and two panels of letter carriers…

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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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