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.
10/02/2017 - CALL 1-844-402-1001 NOW! Tell your member of Congress to VOTE NO against any budget that includes attacks to postal and federal employees’ benefits, including retirement benefits, or undermines the public Postal Service itself!
The APWU needs YOU to join the fight for workers’ rights. Sign the pledge to be active in at least four or more activities between now and April 30, 2018. Click here to sign the pledge.
Speak Up to Protect Your Job and Your Retirement!
07/13/2017 - The House Budget Committee is currently weighing a budget which includes deep cuts to your pay and benefits! Please take a couple of minutes to call 1-844-402-1001 and 1-844-813-4060 and tell your Representative in Congress to vote NO on the White House budget. Together, our united voices CAN make a difference!
On June 13, APWU members received the 2017 Jobs With Justice Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award for the victorious Stop Staples campaign. The award honored the memberships’ successful efforts to save good union jobs and fight back against efforts to privatize retail postal services.
Check out video footage of the May 14 National Day of Action kickoff event in Washington, DC!
Fired Up and Ready to Go!
“Are you fired up? Are you ready to go?”
That’s the question APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell asked dozens of supporters who kicked off the May 14 National Day of Action in front of the post office on 14th and L Streets in Washington, DC – just one week before the Collective Bargaining Agreement expires.
APWU members held over 120 events across 45 states - plus Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - on the May 14 National Day of Action.
Check out photos of some locals in action below.
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Actor-Activist Danny Glover, Supporters To Join Postal Workers To Protest Slowdown of U.S. Mail TODAY May 14, 10 a.m., Downtown D.C.
New Reports Reveal Long Delays in Mail Delivery; Reduction in Service Standards Are Hurting Consumers, Seniors, Small Businesses and Workers; Union Renews Call for Expanded Hours, Postal Banking and Other New Services
05/14/2015 - WASHINGTON – Members of the American Postal Workers Union will gather at the U.S Post Office located at 14th and L Streets N.W. on May 14. The event is part of a National Day of Action by APWU members and supporters across the country to demand improved postal services and to protect good, living-wage jobs. Protests are planned in 85 cities across 42 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Thursday.
Actor Danny Glover, the son of postal workers, will join American Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein at the Washington event, make brief remarks, and, along with other supporters, hand out material to postal customers.
Who: Actor Danny Glover, APWU President Mark Dimondstein,
APWU members and community supporters
What: Protest USPS cutbacks and delays in mail service
Where: 14th and L Streets N.W., Washington, DC 20005
When: 10 a.m., Thursday, May 14
More Than 120 Events Scheduled!
With just a week left until the Collective Bargaining Agreement expires, APWU members are fired up and ready to go for the National Day of Action on May 14. More than 120 events are scheduled across 42 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, organized around the theme, “I Stand with Postal Workers.”
To help spread the word, APWU created a Facebook National Day of Action event. Click here to invite friends, family and colleagues. Be sure to use the hashtag #0514Action when posting!