USPS and NRLCA extend contract negotiations

May 21, 2021 The Postal Service and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) have agreed to extend contract negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement. Although the contract with the NRLCA expired at midnight on May 20, USPS and the union have mutually decided to extend the negotiations. The NRLCA represents approximately 133,000 rural…

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Join the APWU Contract ZOOM Town Hall – June 15, 2021

The American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO invites union members to join them for a live Zoom Town Hall on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Join the APWU Contract ZOOM Town Hall, with President Mark Dimondstein and other National Negotiations Committee members We will discuss contract negotiation preparations and actions you can take to fight for better…

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APWU Biennial National Convention will be held August 15-18, 2022, at National Harbor in DC

From: Liz Powell <epowell@apwu.org> Date: 4/6/21 Subject: Special Virtual Events Sisters, Brothers and APWU Family: Like the NALC and LIUNA‐Mail Handlers Union, the American Postal Workers Union took responsible action to cancel the APWU 20 National Convention originally scheduled in Los Angeles and later slated for October 2021 in Las Vegas. The NEB debated the…

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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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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 President Rolando announces Ballot Committee

December 29, 2020 NALC President Fredric Rolando has appointed a Ballot Committee to monitor and observe the dispatch, receipt, and tabulation of the ballots in the upcoming ratification election of the proposed 2019-2023 National Agreement between NALC and USPS. Every active letter carrier eligible to vote in the contract ratification election will be mailed 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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