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APWU Web News Article 136-2015

APWU Reaches Tentative Agreement for Private-Sector Drivers

06/26/2015 - The APWU and the Mail Contractors of America (MCA) have reached a tentative contract agreement for private-sector drivers in terminals in Des Moines and Kansas City. Union members at those terminals will have the opportunity to vote to ratify or reject the agreement.

“The terms of the agreement will vastly improve the disciplinary process for drivers,” said Support Services Division Director Steve Brooks.

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.