02/12/2016 - The Clerk Craft recently settled four disputes as part of a pre-arbitration review process that was agreed upon by APWU President Mark Dimondstein and the Postal Service, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced. Clerk Craft Assistant Director Lamont Brooks negotiated the settlements.
02/10/2016 - As the union makes final preparations for arbitration on a new contract, APWU members heard updates during two Telephone Town Hall calls with President Mark Dimondstein held Feb. 9. Questions submitted by union members were also addressed.
Dimondstein also reminded union members to wear Fighting for Justice stickers on Feb. 17, the opening day of arbitration.
To listen to an audio recording of the call, click here. [Members only]
02/10/2016 - The Postal Service earned an operating profit of $1.3 billion in the first quarter of Fiscal Year 2016, compared to $1.1 billion the same time last year, according to financial results released Feb. 9.
Employee Impact Expected at CFS Sites
02/05/2016 - In a letter dated Jan. 29, 2016, the Postal Service notified the APWU that it plans to activate Flats Postal Automated Redirection Systems (FPARS) in 17 locations where there are Central Forwarding System (CFS) sites. Deployment of the new equipment is expected to impact employees in some locations as early as March 28, 2016.
Staples NLRB Case:
02/04/2016 - A document unearthed in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reveals why the APWU is adamant that the Postal Service’s deal with Staples – and others like it – must be stopp
Staples and Office Depot, One Year Later
American Postal Workers Union Reaches Out To EU Allies as Companies Attempt to Save Stalled Effort to Create Office-Supply Monopoly
02/04/2016 - Exactly one year after Staples and Office Depot announced a merger plan that would create a dominant office-supply store monopoly in the United States and other markets, the American Postal Workers Union said today that it is expanding its opposition to the plan to other nations.
02/01/2016 - Costco, the discount retailer, is conducting a survey, “Should the U.S. Postal Service be Privatized?” in The Costco Connection. Click here to vote “no” by Feb. 10.
02/01/2016 - Information provided by the Postal Service reveals numerous management errors in the initial payment of a $56 million settlement to employees in small offices, Clerk Craft Director Clint Burelson has announced.