NALC, USPS formally open 2019 bargaining talks

(June 26, 2019) The leaders of the National Association of Letter Carriers and the United States Postal Service formally opened negotiations for a new collective-bargaining agreement today. In his opening statement, NALC President Fredric Rolando told Postmaster General Megan Brennan that, “As always, we will seek to preserve and improve the standard of living for…

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NRLCA Reaches Tentative Agreement with USPS for Three-Year Contract

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association and the United States Postal Service have negotiated a Tentative Agreement to cover the 3-year period from May 21, 2018 to May 20, 2021. This Tentative Agreement must be ratified by a majority of the voting membership of the NRLCA to become effective. The highlights of the Tentative Agreement…

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APWU: Salmon Co. Drivers in El Paso Unanimously Ratify CBA

04/22/2019 – Drivers from the newly unionized Salmon Co. in El Paso, TX unanimously ratified the terms of their first Collective Bargaining Agreement. These APWU new members received most of the terms of the negotiated Salmon contract for the Dallas Area Local. Due to the organizing efforts and continued support of Texoma Local representatives Sonny…

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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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