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.
News: Union Administration
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.
State of the Union Address
08/24/2010 - APWU President William Burrus told delegates to the 20th Biennial National Convention that the union is “alive and strong.”
ALSO: Delegates to the APWU National Convention got down to business on the meeting’s opening day, voting on more than 90 resolutions that were submitted to the union’s Labor-Management Committee.
AND: Many delegates arrived in Detroit a few days early to attend the Bulk Mail Centers (BMC) conference on Aug. 20.
05/03/2010 - The APWU national election period has begun, and in approximately five months, on Oct. 5, the counting of ballots will commence.
Mailing Starts Dec/ 18; Vote Count, Results on Jan. 9
12/12/2006 - With a mailing set to begin on Dec. 18, the referendum process concerning the tentative 2006-2010 APWU-USPS contract has begun.