07/27/2017 - Following strong resistance from the APWU – and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) – USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations.
01/23/2014 - Members of Pittsburgh Metro Area Local paid visits to the three largest Staples stores near Pittsburgh on Jan. 22 to protest the retail supply chain’s decision to open postal retail units staffed by non-USPS employees.
01/15/2014 - The North Jersey Area Local sent a delegation to the Staples store in Totowa on Jan. 14 to express the union’s displeasure with the pilot that establishes postal counters in more than 80 stores in four areas — California, Atlanta, Central Massachusetts and Pittsburgh.
10/26/2006 - In a nationwide day of picketing Oct. 26, APWU locals across the country protested Postal Service policies that put the demands of corporate advertising mailers ahead of the needs of individual postal customers and small businesses.
The picketing was part of the APWU’s campaign to expose the poorly conceived — and often well-hidden — network realignment plans and the serious negative impact they would have on mail service for consumers’ and small businesses.