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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APWU: Contract Negotiations Kick Off Rally, Monday, June 25 – Sticker Day June 26

Contract Negotiations Kick Off Rally, Monday, June 25, 7PM EST Catch the livestream on APWU.org! On June 25, the day before contract negotiations begin, APWU leaders, members and our allies will rally at 7 pm at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC, the site of negotiations. APWU members and our families can follow the livestream…

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APWU: Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee Convenes

Web News Article #: 45-2018 Members of the APWU’s Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee held their first meeting in Washington, DC, on April 24. The committee advises the union’s National Negotiations Committee on bargaining demands and must approve any tentative agreement reached before it can be sent to APWU members for a ratification vote….

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APWU Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee Appointed

Web News Article #: 23-2018 03/07/2018 – With contract negotiations set to begin early summer, 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 names one person to the committee;…

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APWU: IT/AS Support Services Members Ratify Contract

Web News Article #: 84-2017 09/12/2017 – Following an overwhelming 429-129 ratification vote on Aug. 23, the new Information Technology and Accounting Services Centers (IT/AS) Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the United States Postal Service was signed by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and USPS Vice President of Labor Relations Douglas Tulino. “I salute the members…

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