Labor News

Web News Article #: 83-2018In accordance with Article 21 of the American Postal Workers Union Constitution & Bylaws, Jason Treier will serve as Eastern Region Maintenance Division National Business Agent, President Mark Dimondstein announced.

Web News Article #: 82-2018APWU convention delegates, members and supporters rallying in Pittsburgh, PA on August 21, 2018, against the sale of the U.S. public Postal Service.

Web News Article #: 81-2018
APWU members Fight this Labor Day and every day for a Better Tomorrow!
 

Web News Article #: 80-2018Time is running short for APWU retirees who are interested in applying for temporary positions as Holiday Clerk Assistants: Applications are due Sept. 24.
If you are interested in working temporarily as an Annuitant Holiday Clerk Assistant, you must apply online at www.usps.com/employment. To apply click on “Search Now;” type “Annuitant Clerk” as the “keywords;” select the location; click on “Start;” then click on “Apply.”

News Service Bulletin #: 10-2018(L-R) Lee Saunders, William ‘Bill’ Lucy, and Rev. Cleophus Smith

News Service Bulletin #: 8-2018On Monday, Aug. 20, APWU National President Mark Dimondstein delivered the “State of the Union” address to the 2,038 delegates to the 24th Biennial National Convention. President Dimondstein addressed the successes of the past and struggles for the future. “I look forward to a spirited and productive week and am confident we will leave more united, inspired and dedicated to the cause of labor rights and dignity.”

News Service Bulletin #: 9-2018On Tuesday afternoon, the highest governing body of the American Postal Workers Union hit the streets to protest against the possible sale of the U.S. Postal Service. 
“This White House, the Heritage Foundation, and their billionaire backers, the Wall Street investors, they want their greedy hands on the public till and the public good – but they’ve started something that they’re not ging to be able to stop,” said President Dimondstein. “They think this is their time…We’re going to show them this is truly our time.”

News Service Bulletin #: 7-2018On Aug. 19 and 20, APWU craft divisions – Clerk, Maintenance, Motor Vehicle Service, Support Services –
and retirees held conferences. The ongoing contract negotiations was a topic on everyone’s mind. 
Each craft conference had a common theme, contract preservation and job protection. They opened with reports from their respective directors and assistant directors on the union’s past two years. 

Web News Article #: 79-2018APWU Members Dave Musterman &
John Zamudio with a Proud Voter
Labor strikes back!  In a critical battle faced by the labor movement union members and community allies joined together to stop Right-to-Work (for less) in Missouri. These laws make it optional for workers covered by union contracts to help pay for the expenses unions incur protecting workers’ rights.
Passed by the Missouri General Assembly in 2017, this anti-worker law was blocked from being implemented after workers rose up and gathered roughly 300,000 signatures against the law. This action forced a direct vote by the residents of Missouri on the law.

Web News Article #: 78-2018In accordance with the 2015-2018 APWU/USPS Collective Bargaining Agreement (union contract), career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 31 cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective September 1, 2018. It will appear in paychecks dated September 21, 2018 (Pay Period 19-2018), and will total $645.00 per year.