11/14/2012 - The APWU is in the planning stages of redesigning and upgrading the union’s website, www.apwu.org. We hope to improve the site’s content and organization, make it easier for users to find the information they’re looking for, and give the site a more attractive and contemporary look. This is a major undertaking, and we’re seeking user input early in the redesign process.
News: Union Administration
Guffey to Union Members:
04/28/2011 - Some very powerful politicians have set their sights on postal employees, APWU President Cliff Guffey has warned, and union members must respond decisively.
Vote on the Tentative Agreement
04/18/2011 - Ballots for the ratification of the tentative 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement were mailed to eligible members April 8-11, and must be received in designated return post office box in New York by 9 a.m. on May 10. The vote count will begin May 11.
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.
02/02/2011 - The meeting of the National Executive Council, which was scheduled to take place in Atlanta Feb. 2-5, has been rescheduled because of severe inclement weather throughout much of the country.
Guffey Seeks to Unify Leaders on New Direction
01/21/2011 - APWU’s national officers will meet in Atlanta for several days in early February, as President Cliff Guffey seeks to move the organization in a new direction.
APWU Installation of Officers:
11/08/2010 - Speaking at swearing-in ceremonies in Washington, DC, newly elected APWU President Cliff Guffey pledged to continue to fight on behalf of postal workers and their families.
10/26/2010 - Responding to news of the retirement of Postmaster General John E. Potter, APWU President William Burrus issued the following statement.
10/15/2010 - In balloting that ended Oct. 14, Cliff Guffey was elected the new president of the American Postal Workers Union, receiving 69 percent of the votes in a three-way race.
ALSO: Installation of National Officers
Election of National Union Officers
Ballots Must Be Received by Oct. 14
09/27/2010 - The APWU Election Committee has extended the deadline for voting in the national officers’ election because of reports that a large number of union members have not yet received their ballots.
ALSO: A recent guest editorial in the Washington Times by a California congressman demonstrates just how important the November elections are for postal workers, APWU President William Burrus wrote in an Update for union members.