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APWU Web News Article 007-2010

Springfield Area Local Reaches MTESC Agreement

01/29/2010 - After seven months of negotiations, the Springfield (MA) Area Local reached a tentative agreement with Alan Ritchey, Inc. on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement that will cover all 90 members employed at the Mail Transport Equipment Service Center (MTESC). The agreement contains significant improvements in seniority and in the day-to-day operations at the plant.

APWU News Bulletin

APWU Endorses Barack Obama

Unanimous Convention Vote Follows Live Address

08/01/2008 - Barack Obama thanked the union for its support.More than 3,200 APWU delegates unanimously endorsed Sen. Barack Obama after the presidential candidate delivered an inspiring message to the union’s convention over a live satellite video feed.

ALSO: Convention Adopts Changes to the Union Constitution. 

AND: Legislative Department Presents Briefing On Grassroots Preparation for Fall Elections.

APWU Web News Article 43-2008

Contract in Cincinnati; Pro-Union Vote in Des Moines

APWU Wins in Private-Sector Campaigns

05/16/2008 - The APWU reached a tentative agreement May 15 on a “first contract” for approximately 120 workers at the Cincinnati Mail Transportation Equipment Service Center (MTESC). If they ratify the contract in a vote on May 28, workers at the private-sector operation will receive a 10 percent wage increase in July — their first raise in six years.