Union Administration

Deadline to Register is Monday, May 9, 2016

The training is limited to APWU local/state presidents, executive vice presidents, and secretary-treasurers. The training is designed to assist the executive local/state officers in acquiring the knowledge and skills needed to run an effective union and to meet the upcoming struggles and challenges of the future.

Space is limited and registration may close before the cut-off date. Therefore, participants are encouraged to register early. Please Do Not Purchase An Airline Ticket Until You Receive Notification That You Have Been Registered.

The curriculum includes: 

  • Administrating the Union
  • Coalition Building
  • Conducting Effective Meetings
  • Duties of Election Committees
  • Fiduciary Responsibilities
  • Filing and Defending a Charge With the National Labor Relations Board
  • Getting out the Union’s Message; Labor History
  • Structuring Local/State Constitution and Bylaws
  • Monitoring Dues Check Off (DCO)
  • Overseeing Article 15 of the Grievance Procedure
  • Stress Management
  • Understanding Diversity

To make hotel reservations, call 1 (410) 859-5700, next dial 0 to be connected to the hotel. To secure the negotiated rate, of $139 per night for single and $185 for double occupancy, plus 13% taxes, identify yourself as attending the American Postal Workers Union’s Administration Training and register by the Monday, April 25, 2016 deadline.

Check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out time is 11 a.m. The hotel requires a major credit card for payment of room and taxes in advance.

Click here for more info and registration form. 


News: Union Administration

APWU Web News Article 27-2018

2018 POWER Central Region Educational Conference Announced

03/16/2018 - The 2018 POWER Central Region Educational Conference has been officially announced! 

The conference commences promptly at 8:30 AM on Friday, May 18, 2018. It will conclude Saturday, May 19, 2018, no later than 6 PM. It will be held at the Hotel Lumière at the Arch, 999 North Second Street, Saint Louis, MO 63102.

Click here for the conference call flyer and registration form.

Union Administration Training

05/01/2017 - (This article first appeared in the May-June 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

By Research & Education Director Joyce Robinson

The Research and Education Department developed a training program entitled “Union Administration,” and will conduct several training programs in 2017.

APWU Web News Article 22-2017

Union Administration Trainings Scheduled

Eastern & Northeast Regions (May 20-26) - Central & Western Regions (July 16-22)

03/23/2017 - Eastern & Northeast Regions

Union Administration Training for the Eastern & Northeast Regions will take place from May 20 through May 26, 2017 at the Maritime Institute Hotel & Conference Center in Linthicum Heights, MD.

Central & Western Regions

Union Administration Training for the Central & Western Regions will take place from July 16 through July 22, 2017 at the Westin Southfield Detroit Hotel in Southfield, MI.

Click here for all the details and for a registration form.

APWU Web News Article 125-2016

‘Graduates’ Complete Union Administration Training

06/17/2016 -

The “graduating class” of the APWU’s Union Administration Training,
with Research and Education Director Joyce Robinson (center). 

From May 23-27, local and state presidents, executive vice presidents and secretary-treasurers attended sessions, including, Duties of Election Committees; Filing and Defending a Charge With the National Labor Relations Board; Getting out the Union’s Message; Monitoring Dues Check Off (DCO); and Understanding Diversity.