APWU: Next Contract Negotiation Tele-Town Hall is April 23

Join the National Negotiations Committee (NNC) on a Tele-Town Hall on April 23 at either 11 a.m. or 9 p.m. EST. Topics of discussion will include the current status in preparing for Opening Day of negotiations (June 26), goals/focuses of the committee, Fighting Today for a Better Tomorrow campaign updates, and the importance of member…

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APWU: Contract Action Team Liaisons Appointed

To assist local and state organizations with developing strong grassroots organizing and activism in support of the APWU’s upcoming contract negotiation fight, President Mark Dimondstein appointed the following Contract Action Team (CAT) Liaisons: Janalee Banks – Provo (UT) Local; Arrion Brown – Nation’s Capital Southern Maryland Areal Local; James Donohoe – Boston Metro Area Local;…

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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: 2018 Contract Campaign Slogan Contest Winner Announced!

Web News Article #: 104-2017 10/27/2017 – After the 2018 Contract Campaign Slogan Contest was announced in the middle of August, slogans came pouring into headquarters with over 1,500 members taking action. Concern for the future, unity, respect and support for the union’s general bargaining goals were recurring themes. At deadline, more than 2,500 entries…

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APWU Support Services: Contract Negotiation Updates

Web News Article #: 9-2017 – 01/17/2017 Information Technology/Accounting Services Group The APWU and USPS started negotiations in mid-November for an Information Technology/Accounting Services group successor collective bargaining agreement. The current extension agreement is set to expire on January 20, 2017. In the last few months, many economic and non-economic proposals were exchanged and debated….

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NPMHU and USPS reach tentative agreement on 2016 National Agreement

On December 16, 2016, the NPMHU and the Postal Service announced that they had reached a tentative agreement to establish the terms of their 2016 National Agreement. The agreement is subject to ratification by a majority vote of the Union’s membership. The balloting process will begin no later than early January, with a 30-day period…

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NPMHU Contract Update: Expiration Approaches, Bargaining Intensifies

2016 Contract Update #9 – October 11, 2016 With the completion of the 2016 NPMHU National Convention, the National Office and representatives of the U.S. Postal Service have returned to the bargaining table to reach closure on the issues that remain open before an overall settlement can be announced on the terms of the 2016…

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New labor contract: USPS, APWU arbitration process concludes

An arbitration panel informed the Postal Service July 7 of an interest arbitration decision and award.The award is intended to resolve the differences between USPS and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) that resulted from an inability to reach a negotiated collective bargaining agreement after the prior agreement expired. The award, which was the result…

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