APWU Members and Officers Participate in CLUW Convention

Web News Article #: 90-2017 09/26/2017 – The Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) had their 19th Biennial Convention in Detroit, Michigan from Sept. 6-9. Over 400 union delegates from across the country attended, representing 27 national unions. CLUW is a national women’s organization within the labor movement. Its goals are to empower women in…

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Western PA Postal Workers Solidarity Committee: Staples Boycott Ended, Demonstrations Cancelled

Via John P. Richards, President Pittsburgh Area Retiree Chapter of the APWU: January 5, 2017 The APWU announced today that agreement had been reached with the US Postal Service that has resulted in an end to the Staples boycott/demonstrations. According to reports, the Postal Service has agreed to end the agreement with Staples that shifted…

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APWU Joins Boycott of Made-in-Mexico Nabisco Products

Web News Article #: 153-2016 07/26/2016 – The APWU is urging union members to join a boycott of Mexican-made Nabisco products launched by the Bakery, Confectioners, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) and endorsed by the AFL-CIO. Affected products include Oreos, Newtons, Chips Ahoy, Honey Grahams, Animal Crackers, Ritz Crackers, Premium, Belvita, Lorna…

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APWU: Refinery Workers Strike for Safety

Web News Article #: 040-2015 02/27/2015 – On Feb. 1, for the first time in 35 years, the United Steel Workers Union (USW) announced work stoppages at oil refineries in five states to protest hazardous conditions facing workers and residents who live in nearby communities. Unsafe conditions are caused by insufficient staffing, excessive overtime, and…

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APWU: Coming to a Walmart Near You – The Fight for Better Pay

Web News Article #: 213-2014 11/20/2014 – The APWU has vowed to join Black Friday protests at Walmart stores around the country if the company refuses to give their workers full-time jobs with decent wages. “We’re urging union members to join in,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. The Walton family, which owns Wal-Mart, controls a fortune…

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