Possible changes to the APWU National Constitution

After a lot of consideration and based on what the retirees recommended I am submitting three recommendations for your review and comments (scroll down for resolution format). I think the changes negate the concerns the convention delegates had at the 2014 National Convention. This does not change any of the details related to retirees in…

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APWU: Getting Ready for 2015 All-Craft Conference – Submit Resolutions

Web News Article #: 114-2015 06/02/2015 – Plans are underway for the All-Craft Conference, which will be held in Las Vegas, Oct. 12-14, 2015. For more information about the event and to register, click here. (Several other conferences will be held in conjunction with the craft get-together. Click here for a list of upcoming meetings…

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APWU: Resolution Sets Goals for Contract Negotiations

Web News Article #: 145-14 July 31, 2014 – On July 25, the last day of the APWU’s 22nd Biennial National Convention, delegates adopted a resolution that spells out the priorities for the upcoming contract negotiations with the USPS. After voting to adopt over 125 other labor-management resolutions earlier in the week, delegates passed Standing…

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U.S. Council of Mayors Endorse Postal Banking

(July 2, 2014) DALLAS, TEXAS — At its June 20-23, 2014 annual meeting, the US Conference of Mayors (USCM) adopted a pair of resolutions endorsing postal banking, co-signed by eight mayors from six states. Their goal is to bring $1 trillion of job-creating economic stimulus primarily to low-income neighborhoods, over the next decade, at zero…

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APWU: New Hampshire Teachers Union Joins ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ Campaign

Web News Article #: 103-14 May 27, 2014 – The New Hampshire chapter of the American Federation of Teachers has joined the movement to Stop Staples, with the Board of Directors voting on May 23 to endorse the ‘Don’t Buy Staples’ campaign. The AFT-New Hampshire represents 4,000 teachers, school staff and public employees. AFT-New Hampshire…

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Submit your APWU Biennial Convention Resolutions here for discussion/debate

Please post resolutions for the National Convention!  As the Convention is the highest ruling body of the APWU, this is an opportunity to have pre-convention discussion and debate about issues that will set the course for our union to guide us through the already continuing struggles as well as those that are imminent. (Please submit…

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APWU of Florida State Convention Report

The following report was shared by Sam Wood, President – APWU Southwest Florida Area Local: Elizabeth Powell – APWU National Secretary / Treasurer: We currently have 42,000 non members and 11,000 non member PSE’s Locals need to check the PSE codes of those who were Converted to insure the proper dues are being taken out. Currently we have around…

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