About the Maintenance Division

The Maintenance Craft is a diverse and complex division of the APWU, comprised of approximately 40,000 employees. In addition to the three national officers who work at the union's headquarters in Washington, DC, representation is provided by nine Maintenance National Business Agents (NBAs) and three all-craft NBAs.

Events

APWU/USPS concluded ET- 11 Virtual LMOU Negotiations

The Maintenance Division recently concluded the negotiation for National Support Technicians Local Memorandum of Understanding on April 19, 2021, after several months of delays due to the COVID pandemic. The parties agreed to continue to explore Modified Work Week, even after the conclusion of the Negotiation timeframe. The only item that was declared impasse was the request to Tele Commute. 

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Maintenance: 50 Years Later

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

In 1971, five independent and separate unions representing several thousand postal workers merged to become the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO as we know it today. The five unions were the United Federation of Postal Clerks (UFPC), National Postal Union (NPU), Motor Vehicle Service Employees (NFPOMVE), Special Delivery Messengers (NASDM), and the National Association Union of Post Office and General Service Maintenance Employees (NAPO & GSME).

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Latest News

September 1, 2021

Contract Update: Union & Management “Locking Down” Ahead of September 20 Expiration

Beginning September 7, the National Negotiations Committee (NNC) will lock down with postal management for a week of...

August 27, 2021

Maintenance: 50 Years Later

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) In 1971, five...

August 24, 2021

National Maintenance Assistant Director “A” Jimmie Waldon Retires

National Maintenance Assistant Director “A” Jimmie Waldon announced his retirement in August 2021 after over 14 years...

August 4, 2021

Negotiations Update

With our current union contract expiring on September 20, 2021, the APWU and postal management have now been engaged in...

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