Spokane Postal workers gather to protest privatization of mail services

By Rebecca White – September 20, 2018  Nearly two dozen postal workers and local labor union members gathered on the steps of the downtown U.S. Post Office on Thursday to protest privatizing mail services and demand Congressional action. Ken Cruz, a clerk at the U.S. Postal Service Processing and Distribution Center in Spokane, said…

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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: It’s Time to Gear Up!

08/29/2018 – As our struggle for a good contract continues, let’s show management our union strength by rocking APWU gear. Wear APWU T-shirts, Hats, Buttons, Wristbands, etc. every Thursday to show management that we are #APWUnited! Click here to download a Gear Day flyer and spread the word. We’re Fighting for Economic Justice! We are…

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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: 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: 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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