07/31/2014 - Actor Danny Glover gave an impassioned speech on the final day of the APWU’s 22nd Biennial Convention, declaring that he would be part of the fight to keep the Postal Service in the hands of the people.
News: Union Administration
Convention Delegates Act on Tough Issues
07/25/2014 - Acting on the first resolution reported by the Constitution Committee during Wednesday’s session, as a cost-savings measure, delegates amended the APWU Constitution, shortening the time frame for National Conventions from five to four days. The change also adds one-hour to each of the four days the convention is in session.
Changing the order in which resolutions were considered, the convention then directed its attention to a resolution regarding a dues increase. After extensive debate, the resolution was voted down.
11/07/2013 - In an impassioned speech before more than 1,000 union members, the newly-elected president of the American Postal Workers Union, Mark Dimondstein, issued a call for a “grand alliance” to save the USPS as a public postal service and to protect postal jobs.
Mark Dimondstein Promises ‘New Direction’
10/09/2013 - In a hotly-contested race, members of the American Postal Workers Union voted to elect Mark Dimondstein president over incumbent Cliff Guffey in balloting that was tallied on Oct. 8.
10/09/2013 - I am deeply honored to be elected by the membership to the office of APWU National President and greatly appreciate the many activists around the country that passionately worked for change and made this victory possible. This election victory belongs to the people. I congratulate the fine candidates I ran with on the APWU Members First Team, most of whom also were given a strong vote of confidence by the membership, as well as congratulate all candidates who were re-elected to office. I also join with many in our union family in thanking the outgoing officers for their years of service to the APWU.
His Team Wins Most Offices; Powell Wins as Secretary-Treasurer, Kaczor Wins Health Plan Director
10/08/2013 - Mark Dimondstein was elected the new president of the American Postal Workers Union in a hotly-contested race that ended Oct. 7.
Maintenance Rep-at-Large, Clerk NBA Position Remain Vacant
05/13/2013 - Myke Reid retired effective May 13, ending an illustrious career as the APWU’s Legislative and Political Director
04/01/2013 - The National Executive Council has taken the first steps toward reducing the number of national union officers by voting to keep vacant four soon-to-be unoccupied positions.
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.
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.