2015-2018 Contract Available to Order

The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the United States Postal Service and the American Postal Workers Union has been sent to the printer and is available as a pdf. Hard copies of the CBA are available for purchase on the APWU store. The...

Landmark Arbitration Decision Upholds Craft Assignments, Job Posting Rights

Arbitrator Stephen Goldberg issued a decision on Dec. 8, 2016, holding that the Postal Service violated the Collective Bargaining Agreement when it failed to assign Sales Retention Team (SRT) center work to the Clerk Craft and post the positions for...

Whose Union Is It Anyway

Regional Coordinator Omar Gonzalez (right) administers the Oath of Office to officers of the Greater Seattle Area Local. All APWU officers take an oath and pledge to uphold the union’sconstitution and to perform the duties of office to the best of...

District Court Orders Clarification

The Postal Service sidestepped a fight in federal court on March 16 over enforcement of an Oct. 19, 2015, arbitration award on staffing at Bulk Mail Centers (BMCs).  After the USPS filed a “consent motion,” Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson ordered...

APWU, USPS Resolve Dispute Over PSE Transfers in MVS Craft

The APWU and USPS have signed an agreement that prohibits the transfer of Postal Support Employees (PSEs) between installations or districts in the Motor Vehicle Craft, MVS Director Michael Foster has announced.  

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