Contract Campaign / Negotiations

News about the fight to win a good contract and a vibrant, public Postal Service.

Contract Campaign / Negotiations

News about the fight to win a good contract and a vibrant, public Postal Service.

Plant Closures & Service Cuts

The latest news on USPS plant consolidations and post office service cuts.

Postal Reform Legislation

APWU is on the front lines of the legislative battle to preserve the Postal Service as a public service for the American People.

'Stop Staples!'

News about the union’s campaign to stop the privatization of postal retail operations at Staples stores.

Safe Jobs

A safe workplace must be the right of every worker!  

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Latest News

APWU Web News Article 217-2015

Gear Day is Still Red Hot!

11/18/2015 -

Members of the Greater Seattle Area Local 
in union gear on Nov.12

Days are getting shorter and temps may be dropping, but our fight for a good contract is still red hot! 

Show management that you are part of the fight for Good Postal Service! Good Jobs! Good Contract! by wearing union gear tomorrow – and every Thursday!

APWU Web News Article 215-2015

Postal Service’s Financial Report Brings Good News

Reports of Losses Are ‘Essentially a Fraud’

11/16/2015 - The Postal Service’s latest financial report, which showed an operating profit of $1.2 billion, is good news, said APWU President Mark Dimondstein.

“The report shows there is absolutely no justification for cuts in service to the American people or to the wages and benefits of postal employees,” he said. The Postal Service released the report for fiscal year 2015, which ran from Oct. 1, 2014, through Sept. 30, 2015, on Nov. 13.

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Current Issues

Contract Campaign / Negotiations 2015

The APWU is gearing up for a major battle: The fight to win a good contract for our members, while we fight for a vibrant, public Postal Service for the people of the country. Negotiations are set to begin on Feb. 19, three months before the current Collective Bargaining Agreement expires on May 20.

Updated 11/18/2015

A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

More than 70 national organizations have joined forces with APWU to launch A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service.  
Follow them on Facebook: and Twitter @AGrandAlliance

Updated 11/01/2015

Fighting Consolidation

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USPS efforts to cut the nation’s mail processing network persists, but the union is fighting back.

Updated 11/17/2015

Fighting Privatization

Many on Wall Street and in Congress are eager to dismantle the Postal Service so they can turn over the profitable pieces to their cronies in private industry. And they are willing to undermine universal service to the American people to make it happen.

Updated 11/17/2015

Post Office Closures

The closure of post offices and shorter hours weaken service and threaten the future of our beloved national treasure. Across the country, the people are fighting back!

Updated 07/01/2015

Postal Banking

The USPS is well positioned to provide basic financial services to those whose needs are unmet by the traditional financial sector.

Updated 11/19/2015

Postal Legislation

Legislation that preserves the USPS as a public service for the American people is an over-arching goal of the APWU.

Updated 10/28/2015

Stop Delaying America's Mail!

Postal workers and customers across the country have a message for the Postmaster General and the USPS Board of Governors: Stop Delaying America's Mail! 

Updated 11/16/2015

Stop Staples!

The APWU is fighting to stop a shady deal between the USPS and Staples, which jeopardizes mail service and local post offices – along with thousands of living-wage jobs.

Updated 11/24/2015