11/21/2010 - The APWU and the Postal Service have agreed to extend the Operating Services agreement through Tuesday, Nov. 30, at noon ET, said APWU Support Services Director Bill Manley.
News: Contract Negotiations
Bargaining Continues as Contract Deadline Nears
11/20/2010 - Negotiations between the APWU and the Postal Service are continuing throughout the day Saturday, with the contract set to expire at midnight on Nov. 20.
2010 APWU Negotiations
11/20/2010 - APWU President Cliff Guffey announced that the union and Postal Service have extended their Collective Bargaining Agreement through Tuesday, Nov. 23, at noon ET.
11/20/2010 - APWU President Cliff Guffey announced that the union and the Postal Service have agreed to extend the Collective Bargaining Agreement until Tuesday, Nov. 23, at noon. The contract was scheduled to expire Nov. 20, at noon ET.
Contract Negotiations Update
11/18/2010 - Postal Service negotiators continue to express interest in APWU contract proposals, “but so far have failed to put anything in writing,” APWU President Cliff Guffey reported to the Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee on Nov. 18.
11/17/2010 - APWU President Cliff Guffey briefed the union’s Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee on Wednesday morning, saying, “Our goal in these negotiations is to make our members feel as though they can stick around and feel secure in their jobs.
11/16/2010 - “Real efforts” to reach an agreement with the Postal Service on the terms of a new contract began Monday afternoon when the union’s top negotiators held a closed-door meeting with high-ranking postal officials, APWU President Cliff Guffey said.
11/15/2010 - Union President Cliff Guffey and the other members of the APWU negotiating team briefed the Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee on Monday morning on the status of bargaining.
11/12/2010 - The union’s Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee is scheduled to arrive in Washington, DC on Nov. 14 to be on hand in the event of late-breaking developments at the negotiating table.
11/12/2010 - With the Collective Bargaining Agreement scheduled to expire Nov. 20, the APWU will post frequent updates about the status of negotiations. To stay informed about late-breaking developments, union members can visit www.apwu.org, or they can follow the union on Twitter and Facebook.