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Q&A with Braden Pelky

11/01/2016 -


Braden Pelky at the 2014 National Convention, presenting the report of the Labor-Management Committee.

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

From time-to-time, the American Postal Worker interviews union leaders to help inspire others to get involved. In this issue, we talk with Braden Pelky, who started working at the Postal Service as a Part-Time Flexible (PTF) in 2005, at 20-years-old. He is currently serving his second term as president of the Eugene Area Local and is president of the Oregon Postal Workers Union. We wanted to hear his perspective on being a young union leader.

APWU Web News Article 89-2016

Santa Ana Second Graders Love Writing Letters – And Saving Our Post Office

04/27/2016 -


St. Anne’s second graders show off letters they wrote to their parents asking them to help Save Our Post Office. Chief Steward Sandra German and Western Region Coordinator Omar Gonzalez visited on April 25.

After a visit from the APWU on April 25, second graders at St. Anne’s Elementary School were eager to teach their parents lessons they learned about the Postal Service.