Closure of Operations at San Mateo Accounting Services Center Stopped

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On April 12, the Postal Service notified the APWU that they were discontinuing operations at the San Mateo, CA Accounting Service Center (ASC) no...

Work Year List

The APWU and the USPS have agreed to the work year list for the term of the 2018-2021 National Agreement.  Work years (formally known as man-years) is a term the utilized by the APWU and the Postal Service to define the size of postal installations...

Members Are Asking...

Members have legitimate questions and deserve factual answers. “Why are we facing interest arbitration for a new contract when there was a tentative agreement?” “What was in it?” “Why didn’t I get a vote?” “When am I receiving raises and my next...

A Fair Day's Wages

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  A Fair Day’s Wages for a Fair Day’s Work is an objective of the labor movement – trade unions and other workers groups – to increase pay and adopt...

Fighting Back Against Outrageous Demands

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The next two stages in the battle to achieve a good new union contract are mediation (currently underway and projected to last 45 days) followed by the...

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