Georgia Senate Elections Runoff

The Georgia Senate run-offs on January 5 are quickly approaching. This election will decide who controls the Senate.

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Wage Increase Set For November 21

December 17, 2020

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) A salary increase that was negotiated as...

Arbitrator Sustains APWU’s Position on Clerk Craft Jurisdiction over Parcel Sorting Work

December 2, 2020

On December 1, 2020, Arbitrator Joseph M. Sharnoff issued a decision confirming Clerk Craft jurisdiction over operation of the Small Parcel Sorting...

The Struggle to Save the Post Office Continues… Joe Biden/Kamala Harris Elected

December 2, 2020

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpted...

APWU Members Give Their All in Labor 2020 Campaign

November 30, 2020

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)   In the face of continuous attacks on the...

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APWU Members and Allies Continue Push to Save the Post Office

Postal Service advocates rally in San Francisco

On November 17, APWU members and community allies came together in virtual and in-person events across the country to reaffirm our demands for $25 billion in immediate COVID-19 financial relief from Congress and a permanent reversal of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s delays.

During the election, postal workers processed a record number of mail-in ballots, moving “heaven and earth” to make sure all 65 million reached their location in time to be processed. This success would not have been possible without the work of APWU members on local election task forces, who made sure no ballot was left behind. 

However, though the election is behind us, the threats facing the Postal Service remain very much a reality. The USPS remains in a financial crisis and faces the upcoming reinstatement of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s harmful policy changes.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

This page is a resource for members to find information on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).

Your union officers are holding ongoing conversations with the Postal Service about COVID-19. We will continue to be in discussions with the Postal Service as the spread of the disease widens around the world and new information is learned.

The APWU always prioritizes health and safety and is engaged on this issue. We are not allowing the Postal Service to take a passive approach to the risks of the disease.

One Team, One Fight

One Team, One Fight

Our CATs were born as Contract Action Teams in 2015.

They were a hugely successful part of our Fighting Today for A Better Tomorrow Contract Campaign. Building on the activism of Contract Action Teams, CATs have changed their names to: Collective Action Teams.

Now in addition to contract campaigns, CATS will educate, agitate, organize, and mobilize members and allies to build a culture of collective action and help members become a stronger part of all of the union’s campaigns.


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Be a Part of History - Georgetown University's Essential Worker History

Georgetown University’s Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor is speaking to all the essential workers about their pandemic experiences, and they want to hear from you!

If you want to be a part of history, fill out the form:

Health Plan Open Season

APWU Health Plan welcomes all postal and federal employees and retirees. Enroll during Open Season Nov. 9 - Dec. 14.

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