Labor News

Web News Article #: 11-2018On January 31, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued his opinion in case Q10T-4Q-C 13332310.

On Feb. 27, Maintenance Division Director Steven Raymer, Assistant Director (A) Idowu Balogun and Assistant Director (B) Terry B. Martinez will be presenting a webinar training on Challenging TL-5 Staffing with Newly Developed TL-5 Program. The training will be from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST.  More details and registration can be found here. 

Web News Article #: 10-2018 AFSCME is having a country-wide moment of silence to remember brothers Cole and Walker on February 1, at 1pm EST, and asked APWU members to join with their union sisters and brothers.
Indeed, all workers deserve to be safe at work. The struggle for justice and dignity continues.
 

The table below indicates the date and corresponding pay period in which locals and state organizations can expect headquarters to deposit the Dues Check Off (DCO) rebate monies via Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT). 

Web News Article #: 9-2018President Mark Dimondstein has a message for the APWU members eligible for the Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) announced by the USPS earlier this month.

Web News Article #: 8-2018A recording of the livestream of the APWU Contract Tele-Town Hall  on Jan. 24 is now available at this link (your members-only login will be required).

News Service Bulletin #: 01-2018The Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) recently announced for eligible Clerk Craft employees by the USPS has generated many questions.
Members are asking, “Should I accept early-out retirement?” It is not the place of the National APWU to give advice on whether to retire or not. That is a personal decision. However, it is a decision with implications that members should consider.
The Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) recently announced for eligible Clerk Craft employees by the USPS has generated many questions.
Members are asking, “Should I accept early-out retirement?” It is not the place of the National APWU to give advice on whether to retire or not. That is a personal decision. However, it is a decision with implications that members should consider.
The Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) recently announced for eligible Clerk Craft employees by the USPS has generated many questions.
Members are asking, “Should I accept early-out retirement?” It is not the place of the National APWU to give advice on whether to retire or not. That is a personal decision. However, it is a decision with implications that members should...

Web News Article #: 8-2018(L-R) AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Liz Shuler Presenting the award to Secretary-Treasure Liz Powell 
On Sunday, Jan. 14, Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell was honored by the AFL-CIO Civil and Human Rights Executive Council Committee with the “At the River I Stand” award, at the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Civil and Human Rights Conference, appropriately themed “Reclaiming Our Dream: Strategize, Organize, Mobilize.”

Web News Article #: 6-2018On Jan. 12, the Clerk Craft and the USPS agreed on a $36 million remedy settlement for the Postal Service’s violations regarding the Sales Retention Team (SRT) Pilot Program. The money will be distributed among Clerk Craft employees to be identified by the National APWU. The Postal Service is required to cooperate and provide information necessary for the union to identify employees eligible for payment.

Web News Article #: 6-2018The Voluntary Early Retirement (VERA) recently announced by the Postal Service has generated many questions from the members of the APWU... Many are asking, “Should I accept early-out retirement?” It is not the place of the national APWU to give advice on whether to retire or not. That is a personal decision. However, it is decision with implications that members should know and consider.