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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USPS, APWU reach impasse in contract talks

Negotiations on a new labor contract between the Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) came to an impasse Dec. 21. USPS and the union will continue to follow the current agreement until a new contract is reached through the dispute resolution process. The APWU represents more than 192,000 employees, including clerks, mechanics,…

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USPS contract talks stall

By Joe Davidson – May 28, 2015 The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is proud of its pledge to deliver mail through all kinds of tough stuff. But it looks like one of its hardest jobs is getting through contract talks. Negotiations with one of its largest labor organizations, the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), stalled…

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Contract Talks Hit Impasse – USPS Demands Cuts in Pay, Benefits, Job Security

News Bulletin 09-2015 05/28/2015 – Contract negotiations between the American Postal Workers Union and the U.S. Postal Service ended without an agreement on May 27. The USPS scuttled any prospect of reaching a deal by insisting on severe cuts in pay and benefits, despite the fact that progress had been made on many non-economic issues,…

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USPS, APWU extend contract talks, Negotiations with NRLCA reach impasse

The Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) have agreed to extend contraction negotiations on a new collective bargaining agreement, USPS announced May 21. Although the contract with APWU expired at midnight May 20, the Postal Service and APWU mutually decided to extend the negotiations deadline by one week to May 27. APWU…

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