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The Day the Contract Expires

Wear Union Gear on Wednesday, May 20

05/16/2015 - On May 20 – the day our contract expires – show solidarity by wearing APWU-themed gear to work.

That’s the message from APWU President Mark Dimondstein.

“I urge you to wear a union T-shirt, cap, button or sticker. If you can’t get your hands on an APWU item, please wear blue,” he said.

“As the contract clock ticks down, let’s send a message to management that we stand together! Let’s send a message that we won’t stop fighting for Good Postal Service! Good Jobs! Good Contract!

For the Latest Info, Call the Contract Hotline

To stay informed of developments at the bargaining table as the expiration of the contract between the APWU and USPS approaches, union members are invited to call a telephone hotline.

The first update will be available on Saturday, May 16, at 6 p.m. To listen to the message, dial 1-866-412-8061.

Notices will be posted on www.apwu.org when new messages are recorded.

Job Well Done!

APWU members across the country turned out in force during our National Day of Action on May 14, which was organized around the theme, “I Stand with Postal Workers.” We held rallies and press conferences and got signatures on postcards bearing our message in more than 100 cities across 45 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. To see photos and press coverage of events from around the country, visit www.apwu.org.

Above, Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell introduces actor-activist Danny Glover at an event in Washington, DC. Seventeen member organizations of A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service stood with postal workers.

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