2010-2015 Contract

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APWU News Bulletin

State of the Union Address

‘Our Union is Alive and Strong’

08/24/2010 - APWU President William Burrus told delegates to the 20th Biennial National Convention that the union is “alive and strong.”

ALSO: Delegates to the APWU National Convention got down to business on the meeting’s opening day, voting on more than 90 resolutions that were submitted to the union’s Labor-Management Committee.

AND: Many delegates arrived in Detroit a few days early to attend the Bulk Mail Centers (BMC) conference on Aug. 20.

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Preparation for Contract Negotiations

Rank & File Bargaining Panel Meets

06/16/2010 - “This will not be a giveback contract,” APWU President Burrus told members of the union’s Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee at their first meeting on June 16. “Negotiations may be difficult,” he said, “but it is our job to find a way around the obstacles we face.” Contract negotiations are scheduled to begin on Sept. 1; the current Collective Bargaining Agreement expires Nov. 20.

ALSO: APWU Fights to Save Saturday Service.

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Union Appoints Rank-and-File Bargaining Advisory Committee

04/19/2010 - With contract negotiations set to begin later this year, APWU President William Burrus has announced the names of union members who will serve on the Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee. In accordance with the APWU Constitution, each member of the National Executive Board names one person to the committee; a 13th member, appointed by the president, is a representative from the APWU Deaf/Hard of Hearing Task Force.

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PTFs in Large Offices Eliminated as of Dec. 1

New Limits of Numbers of Casuals Also Go Into Effect

11/28/2007 - “Dec. 1, 2007, will be a historic day for postal labor,” APWU President William Burrus declared this week. “It marks the elimination of part-time flexible employment for the Clerk Craft in large offices.

“As the result of contract negotiations, Clerk Craft PTFs will disappear as a job category in every postal installation of 200 work-years or more,” Burrus noted. “This has been a long-standing objective of postal employees, and it has finally been achieved.”