Clerk Craft Prepares for National Negotiations

The APWU will begin negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in June. The current CBA is set to expire on September 20, 2021. As such, the Clerk Craft officers have begun preparing for negotiations on issues related to our craft...

COLA Increase Announced

In accordance with the 2018-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 20 cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective February 27, 2021. The increase is the result of a rise in the...

Postal Service Implements New Organizational Structure For Employees Working in Dock Areas

The Postal Service recently notified the APWU of its plan to separate Logistics from Mail Processing and Maintenance. As a result, all Expeditors and Ramp Clerks will report to a designated Logistics management official. In addition, a January 12...

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

On December 1, 2020, Arbitrator Joseph M. Sharnoff issued a decision confirming Clerk Craft jurisdiction over operation of the Small Parcel Sorting System (SPSS) machine.  The Award soundly rejects arguments made by the Mail Handlers Union which...