03/16/2011 - The APWU Rank-and-File Bargaining Advisory Committee voted unanimously on March 16 to approve a Tentative Agreement with the USPS for a new contract.
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03/14/2011 - The American Postal Workers Union and the U.S. Postal Service have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, union President Cliff Guffey announced today.
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But There is No Tentative Agreement, Union Says
02/24/2011 - APWU President Cliff Guffey has called the Rank-and-File Bargaining Advisory Committee to Washington, DC for a briefing on contract negotiations, but he said a tentative agreement has not been reached.
Union Asks for Members’ Continued Support
01/28/2011 - “Although progress in contract negotiations is slow, bargaining is ongoing,” APWU President Cliff Guffey reported on Jan. 28. Representatives of the Postal Service and the union are meeting almost daily, he added.
01/10/2011 - Although the union is “increasingly frustrated” at the slow pace of contract negotiations, bargaining is continuing, APWU President Cliff Guffey has announced.
01/03/2011 - APWU President Cliff Guffey has summoned the union’s Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee to Washington, DC for an update on contract negotiations, but he was quick to point out that no tentative agreement has been reached and none appears imminent.
12/21/2010 - Contract negotiations with the Postal Service are ongoing and will continue during the week between Christmas and New Years, APWU President Cliff Guffey said on Dec. 21.
Parties Agree to Moratorium as Talks Continue
12/15/2010 - The APWU and the Postal Service have agreed to a freeze on excessing while contract negotiations continue, union President Cliff Guffey has announced.
12/09/2010 - Contract talks between the APWU and Postal Service have continued throughout the week and are ongoing, President Cliff Guffey has reported. “We are pursuing our goals,” he said.
12/07/2010 - A recent Washington Post editorial is so riddled with inaccuracies that it’s hard to know where to begin to refute them. But one thing is clear: The message — and the not-so-coincidental timing of its publication — is that the anti-union newspaper wants Congress to tilt the scale against workers just as the APWU’s contract negotiations reach the final stages.