APWU: Contract Talks Extended One Week, Provisions of Old Agreement to Continue

Web News Article #: 108-2015 05/21/2015 – The APWU and the U.S. Postal Service agreed to continue bargaining for an additional week after they were unable to reach agreement on economic issues by the May 20 expiration of the current contract. “We were unable to reach a negotiated settlement tonight,” Dimondstein said just before midnight….

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APWU: Support for May 14 National Day of Action Gains Momentum

Web News Article #: 101-2015 05/13/2015 – With just a week left until the Collective Bargaining Agreement expires, APWU members are fired up and ready to go for the National Day of Action on May 14. More than 120 events are scheduled across 42 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, organized around the theme,…

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APWU: Everybody’s Doing It! Are You?

Web News Article #: 100-2015 05/11/2015 – Across the country, union activists are promoting the National Day of Action on May 14 and getting postcards signed that say, “I Stand with Postal Workers.” In Washington, DC, APWU officers distributed flyers and got postcards signed outside the Martin Luther King Jr. Post Office at 14th and…

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APWU Members Fired Up for National Day of Action, May 14

Web News Article #: 095-2015 05/06/2015 – APWU members across the country are fired up for the National Day of Action on May 14, just one week before the Collective Bargaining Agreement is set to expire. More than 100 scheduled events at postal facilities in 85 cities across 33 states and Puerto Rico, organized around…

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APWU: As Contract Deadline Nears, Union Gears Up for Action

04/20/2015 – With the Collective Bargaining Agreement set to expire in one month, APWU negotiators – and members – are preparing to turn up the heat! “As we enter the final month of bargaining, it will soon become clear whether management is serious about reaching a negotiated settlement,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Our bargaining team…

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