11/05/2013 - The APWU’s All-Craft Conference got underway on Nov. 4, with participants from across the country eager to discuss the challenges facing the union and plans for the future.
09/12/2013 - APWU members who are truck drivers and mechanics working for Pat Salmon & Sons voted to ratify a tentative contract by a vote of 82-34 on Sept. 10. The new contract will affect 283 drivers and mechanics who are represented by the Texoma (Dallas), Little Rock, Memphis, and Shreveport locals.
02/07/2013 - The APWU and USPS have reached an agreement regarding management’s plan to transfer work currently being performed by more than 330 TACS Clerks in locations across the country to a single location in Eagan, MN. In August, the USPS notified the union of plans to reassign the Time and Attendance Collection System work to members of the ITASC (Information Technology Accounting Service Center) bargaining unit at the Midwest facility.
01/11/2013 - APWU President Cliff Guffey has invoked mediation in an effort to reach a new collective bargaining agreement covering employees at four USPS Information Technology/Accounting Services (IT/AS) centers. Employees at the four locations have been working under the terms of the expired 2007 contract since Jan. 20, 2011.
08/21/2012 - In an inspirational speech Aug. 19, Rep. Danny K. Davis (D-IL) urged union members to fight back against “evil-doers” who would destroy the Postal Service and send the nation back to a dark time when most workers had no rights and few prospects for achieving the American Dream.
ALSO: Delegates Debate Bargaining Resolutions.
08/10/2012 - The APWU and USPS have agreed to extend negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement for postal nurses until Aug. 31.
07/13/2012 - The National Postal Professional Nurses/American Postal Workers Union met with the Postal Service on July 11 in the opening round of contract negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. The current agreement, the result of the Goldberg Interest Arbitration panel, is due to expire on Aug. 10, 2012.
07/11/2012 - A driver for Mail Contractors of America (MCA) died on July 6, the day after he was run over by his truck at the Des Moines Network Distribution Center.
07/06/2011 - The July-August edition of The American Postal Worker magazine listed incorrect dates for this year’s All-Craft Conference.
12/09/2010 - Negotiations between the APWU and the Postal Service for a new contract for Information Technology/Accounting Service Centers began Tuesday, Dec. 7.