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.

'Stop Staples!'

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

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.

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Latest News

APWU Web News Article 109-2015

Call the Contract Hotline to Get Negotiations Updates

05/20/2015 - APWU President Mark Dimondstein recorded a new Contract Hotline message on the morning of May 21, to inform union members about the decision to extend negotiations by one week.

To hear to the message by phone, dial 1-866-412-8061.

To listen online, click here – Message recorded on May 21, 2015, at 9 a.m. EDT.

Please note that there will not be another update until after the Memorial Day weekend. 

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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 05/20/2015

A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

More than 60 national organizations have joined forces with APWU to launch A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service.

Updated 05/15/2015

Fighting Consolidation

Visit www.StopMailDelays.org for more.

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

Updated 05/15/2015

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 05/01/2015

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 04/29/2015

Postal Banking

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

Updated 05/21/2015

Postal Legislation

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

Updated 05/01/2015

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 05/14/2015

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 05/01/2015