06/15/2010 - Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell has announced that the following union members have been certified as candidates for election to national office by referendum balloting, as mandated by the APWU Constitution and Bylaws.
06/03/2010 - Local union financial officers are encouraged to register for webinars on the Department of Labor's new online system for submitting financial reports required by the agency.
05/07/2010 - To honor more than 200,000 postal workers who participated in the Great Postal Strike of 1970, the APWU invites union members to purchase lapel pins that commemorate the 40th anniversary of the illegal work stoppage.
05/03/2010 - The APWU national election period has begun, and in approximately five months, on Oct. 5, the counting of ballots will commence.
Automatic Dues Increase Effective Same Date
10/19/2009 - APWU-represented postal workers will receive a 1.2 percent increase in annual salaries effective Nov. 21, based on the grades and levels in effect on Sept. 6, 2006. The raise will be reflected in paychecks issued Dec. 11, and apply to employees covered by the APWU-USPS 2006-2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement and the 2006-2010 Operating Services Agreement.
Motor Vehicle Election Re-Run
09/24/2008 - In a notice to APWU members who are eligible to vote in the re-run election for Motor Vehicle Division National Business Agent, Southern Region, Southwest Sub-Region, the Department of Labor announces an extension of the balloting deadline. Ballots are now due back no later than 10:45 a.m. (EST) on Oct. 15, 2008.
Motor Vehicle Election Re-Run
09/19/2008 - In a notice to APWU members who are eligible to vote in the re-run election for Motor Vehicle Division National Business Agent, Southern Region, Southwest Sub-Region, the Department of Labor announces that if you have not received your ballot, or if your ballot was lost or destroyed, you may request a duplicate by contacting Election Supervisor Erica Weber at 202-513-7306. Completed ballots must be received by Sept. 30, 2008.
09/12/2008 - The APWU Women's Organizing Committee has announced the winners of the union's "Make it a Family Affair" creativity contest, reports APWU Regional Coordinator Liz Powell, the panel's chairwoman.
The contest — designed to promote among our youth a better understanding of the vital role unions and the APWU play in our lives — invited the children or grandchildren of APWU members across the country to submit an original work expressing this theme in song, poem, short video, or PowerPoint presentation.
06/20/2008 - The APWU will conduct new elections for two National Business Agent (NBA) positions to resolve an investigation by the Department of Labor, union President William Burrus has announced. The two elections to be re-run are the Clerk NBA “A” race in the Dallas Region and the Motor Vehicle Services NBA election in the Southwest Sub-Region. The races were initially contested in 2007, as part of the election of more than 80 national officers.
06/18/2008 - The union’s Constitution Committee convened at APWU headquarters in Washington, DC, on June 16 to begin reviewing resolutions submitted by APWU state and local unions to amend the APWU Constitution and Bylaws. The resolutions will be debated and voted on by delegates to the union’s 19th Biennial National Convention in Las Vegas, Aug. 18-22, 2008.