APWU Prevails on Management Court Challenge to Victorious Arbitration Award on Union Leave for Political Activity.

In August of 2018, Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg struck down the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of changes to ELM Section 510 and to PS-Form 3971 regarding union leave for political activity such as in relation to voter registration and...

MVS Challenges Zero Base Review

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The APWU initiated a National Dispute on January 29, 2021, challenging the Postal Service’s National Zero Base review program and Transportation...

June Training Webinars

The Industrial Relations Department will be holding a series of Webinars during the month of June for local leaders, stewards, and support staff. Four webinars will be held on the following topics: The Basics of APWU Search (Lexis Nexis) Electronic...

They Don't Have the Right

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  We often hear that ‘management has the right to mismanage.’ NO THEY DON’T!  Laws require that USPS be run efficiently, including managing the...

Knowledge, Awareness, and Vigilance

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  While our leaders continue fighting for a fair contract, we must continue enforcing the current language still in effect. The Local Memorandum of...

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