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APWU Web News Article 211-2016

APWU Installation of Officers

Nov. 5, 2016

09/21/2016 - APWU members and guests are invited to attend the Installation of National Officers Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Washington Hilton Hotel, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC 20009, (202) 483-3000. The ceremonial affair will feature the swearing-in of new and returning officers and the ticket price for this event is $85 per person. The program will begin with a reception at 5 p.m. and the installation of officers will begin at 6:30 p.m.

APWU Web News Article 210-2016

Ballots Mailed

Vote in APWU Election of National Union Officers

09/15/2016 - Ballots for the American Postal Workers Union’s 2016 election of national officers were mailed to all eligible APWU members Sept. 10-15.

To be counted, the ballots must be returned to and received in the designated post office box by 2 p.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, Oct. 5. To be eligible to vote, a member must have been in “good standing” according to the official records of the national union on June 24.

 

Convention Endorses Hillary Clinton

09/15/2016 - (This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)

Delegates to the APWU 2016 national convention, representing a broad cross-section of the union’s membership, voted overwhelmingly to endorse Hillary Clinton for president and to “support her in every possible way.”

Following the endorsement vote, Legislative and Political Director Judy Beard read a letter from Clinton, where she expressed explicit support for postal workers and our goals, fully embracing the postal provisions in the Democratic Party Platform.

23rd National Convention

'A New Spirit of Activism'

09/14/2016 - (This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)

Twenty-one hundred APWU members departed from the union’s 23rd National Convention in August uplifted, united and ready for the battles ahead.  

APWU Web News Article 207-2016

VOTE in the APWU Election of National Officers

Ballots to Be Mailed by Sept. 15; Must Be Received by Oct. 5 to be Counted

09/13/2016 - (This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

Ballots for the American Postal Workers Union’s 2016 election of national officers were mailed to all eligible APWU members Sept. 10-15. The ballots must be returned to and received in the designated post office box by 2 p.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, Oct. 5. To be eligible to vote, a member must be in “good standing” according to the official records of the national union on June 24 of the election year.

Direct election of union officers has been a hallmark of the APWU’s democratic tradition, and in these turbulent times, it is especially important that union members raise their voice by voting.

Exercising the right to vote is a simple matter of marking the ballot – which will be mailed to your home – and returning the completed ballot in a postage-paid envelope.

APWU News Bulletin

Ballots Mailed Sept. 10 to Sept. 15

Vote in Election of National Union Officers

09/09/2016 - Ballots for the 2016 Election of APWU National Officers will be mailed to members’ homes Saturday, Sept. 10, to Thursday, Sept. 15. All members “in good standing” as of June 24, 2016, will receive a ballot.

To be counted, ballots must be returned to and received  in the designated post office box in Washington, DC, by 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

APWU NSB 14-2016 (934.05 KB)

Department of Labor Changes Rules for Annual LM Reports

09/01/2016 - This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

All APWU local and state unions that receive dues rebates (DCO checks) from the national union must file an annual financial report with the Department of Labor (DOL). The report is required by the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA).

Labor unions are required to report all revenue and expenditures for the year within 90 days after the end of the local’s fiscal or accounting year. The report is considered a public record and will be posted on the DOL website, www.dol.gov.

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