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APWU News Bulletin

Contract Extension Proposal Goes Before the Members

Ballot Mailing Starts July 18; Vote Count Set for Aug. 5

07/18/2005 - With a mailing that began July 18, the contract-extension referendum process has begun. More than 220,000 ballots are being distributed to union members covered by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the APWU and the Postal Service.

ALSO: USPS Publicity Campaign to Spotlight Retail Clerks. The next phase of a year-old Postal Service publicity campaign will feature Retail Sales Associates.

 

APWU Web News Article 31-2005

Union, Workers File Suit Against DHL Subsidiary

07/13/2005 - The APWU and five employees of ABX Air filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Cincinnati June 30, alleging the company has engaged in intimidation, coercion, and discrimination against workers who are attempting to unionize the ABX plant in Wilmington, OH. The workers are asking the court to declare that the company’s actions violate the Railway Labor Act, and to issue an injunction prohibiting the firm from such actions in the future.

APWU News Bulletin

Rank and File Committee Approves Contract Extension

Membership to Vote on Proposed Agreement

07/08/2005 - The APWU Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee voted to approve a tentative contract extension agreement between the union and USPS on July 7, clearing the way for a ratification vote by union members.

ALSO: Ballots to Be Mailed July 18-20

AND: Statement of Rank & File Committee

APWU News Bulletin

APWU, Postal Service Announce Tentative Agreement on Contract Extension

Rank & File Bargaining Committee to Review Proposal

06/28/2005 - APWU President William Burrus announced June 28 that the union and the USPS have reached a tentative agreement on a one-year extension of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, which is due to expire Nov. 20.

ALSO: Highlights of the Tentative Agreement.

APWU Web News Article 12-2005

Jacksonville Truck Drivers Join Strike Against Private Mail Haulers

03/24/2005 - APWU truck drivers who work for a private mail hauler in Jacksonville, FL, have joined a strike that began Tuesday in Des Moines and Kansas City, KS. Seventy-nine members of the union’s First Coast Local began striking at 7 a.m., March 24, with a picket line in front of the Mail Contractors of America (MCA) terminal.

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