01/05/2015 - Negotiations for the next collective bargaining agreement (CBA) are scheduled to begin in mid-February, and the Industrial Relations Department has been busy researching material and developing strategies for contract talks.
News: Non-Traditional Full-Time Assignments
09/28/2012 - The APWU and the Postal Service have reached an agreement that clarifies management’s obligation to create desirable schedules and work hours for Non-Traditional Full-Time (NTFT) assignments and other positions in APWU-represented crafts, President Cliff Guffey has announced.
10/06/2011 - The APWU and the USPS have agreed to a set of Questions and Answers regarding Non-Traditional Full-Time (NTFT) duty assignments.
08/26/2011 - The USPS has instructed Area Labor Relations Managers that employees may not be excessed because they fail to bid on Non-Traditional Full-Time (NTFT) duty assignments.
08/18/2011 - The APWU initiated four Step 4 disputes on Aug. 17, 2011, protesting violations of the 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
07/28/2011 - The Postal Service has provided the APWU with a list of the first 100 mail processing sites that will utilize Non-Traditional Full-Time (NTFT) duty assignments, as well as computer models showing proposed schedules for three of the sites: the Boston Processing and Distribution Center, the Central Mass P&DC, and the Delaware P&DC.
04/28/2011 - Questions have been posed on the APWU's Facebook page about the Tentative Agreement for a new contract. Below, union officers address some recent questions.
Ballots Mailed, Due Back May 10
04/08/2011 - The mailing of ballots for ratification of the tentative Collective Bargaining Agreement began April 8 and will be completed April 11, the Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee has announced.
03/16/2011 - Several questions have been posed on the APWU’s Facebook page regarding the Tentative Agreement for a new contract. Union officers address questions regarding the conversion of Clerk Craft part-time flexible employees and part-time regular employees below.