03/07/2018 - With contract negotiations set to begin early summer, President Mark Dimondstein has announced the names of union members who will serve on the Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee. In accordance with the APWU Constitution, each member of the National Executive Board names one person to the committee; a 14th member, appointed by the president, is a member of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Task Force.
01/01/2016 - (This article first appeared in the January-February 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)
The question can be heard throughout the APWU: Why don’t we have a new contract yet?
These San Jose fifth graders Stand with Postal Workers!
The San Jose Contract Action Team and Regional Coordinator Omar Gonzalez visited 120 fifth graders at Donald J. Meyer Elementary School on Dec. 4, where they talked about the importance of the post office and APWU’s efforts to expand and improve postal services
09/18/2015 - Lowell Elementary School students in San Jose, CA, got a special treat this week: coloring books filled with fun facts about the Postal Service and how mail is delivered.
Members of the San Jose Area Local went big – collecting over 1,000 signatures on postcards declaring, “I Stand with Postal Workers.” at the area’s Mexican Independence Day celebration on Sept. 13.
Pedal for the Post Office and More
03/11/2015 - Locals across the country are involving union members in the campaign to win a good contract – and showing creativity and enthusiasm along the way.
Town Hall Conference Call Feb. 17; Wear Stickers Feb. 19
02/09/2015 - With contract negotiations set to begin on Feb. 19, APWU members across the country are busy preparing.
Contract Campaign and Negotiations
Register by Feb. 16
02/09/2015 - APWU members are invited to join President Mark Dimondstein for a live Town Hall Conference Call on Feb. 17, to discuss our fight to win a good contract for union members while we fight for a vibrant, public Postal Service for the people of the country. Negotiations begin on Feb. 19. To participate, you must register online by Feb. 16.
Training for the union’s campaign to win a good contract got underway for locals in the APWU’s Western Region on Jan. 6, and participants left the two-day session downright excited about the possibilities.