10/06/2010 - APWU locals and affiliated organizations may be in danger of losing their tax exempt status if they fail to file 990, 990-N, or 990 EZ reports for 2007, 2008, and 2009 by Oct. 15, the Internal Revenue Service has announced.
Ballots Due Oct. 14 in APWU Officers Election
10/06/2010 - Union members who have not received a ballot to vote in the APWU election of officers must request replacement ballots by Oct. 7.
Election of National Union Officers
Ballots Must Be Received by Oct. 14
09/27/2010 - The APWU Election Committee has extended the deadline for voting in the national officers’ election because of reports that a large number of union members have not yet received their ballots.
ALSO: A recent guest editorial in the Washington Times by a California congressman demonstrates just how important the November elections are for postal workers, APWU President William Burrus wrote in an Update for union members.
Ballots Must Be Received by Oct. 14
09/24/2010 - The APWU Election Committee has extended the deadline for voting in the national officers’ election because of reports that a large number of union members have not yet received their ballots.
09/24/2010 - Time is running short for union members to vote in the APWU National Officers election.
09/22/2010 - We regret to announce the death of Robert “Bob” Jarrell, who was a candidate for Maintenance Division National Business Agent “A” for the Southern Region.
09/20/2010 - Ballots for the 2010 Election of APWU National Officers were mailed Monday, Sept. 13 to all eligible union members, and must be returned and received in the designated post office box in Washington, DC, by 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
09/20/2010 - APWU members and guests are invited to attend the Installation of National Officers Dinner-Dance, on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, DC.
09/10/2010 - Ballots for the 2010 Election of APWU National Officers are being mailed Monday, Sept. 13, to Wednesday, Sept. 15. To encourage APWU members to participate in this year’s elections, the national union will hold a voter-participation competition among locals, rewarding those that vote in the highest percentages.
ALSO: Members and guests are invited to attend the Installation of National Officers Dinner-Dance, which will take place on Saturday, Nov. 6, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Washington, DC. The ceremonial affair will feature the swearing-in of new and returning officers.
AND: American Postal Workers Union President William Burrus has denounced efforts by the Postal Service to influence the outcome of contract negotiations by issuing demands in public forums.
08/27/2010 - APWU members vowed to escalate the fight against the Postal Service’s plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery on the fourth day of the union’s 20th Biennial National Convention, unanimously approving a resolution to engage in “rallies, marches, and pickets” in concert with other unions and public interest organizations.
ALSO: APWU delegates and friends honored fallen union sisters and brothers at a memorial and prayer service on Aug. 22 sponsored by the Human Relations Department.
AND: Members of the APWU Auxiliary had a busy week of training and fundraising — conducting workshops and collecting contributions for the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. The Auxiliary is an organization of union members’ friends and families.
AND: Union members age 35 and under said their first convention gave them insight to the innerworkings of the APWU.