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Message from APWU President Mark Dimondstein, Executive Vice-President Debby Szeredy and Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell on Hurricane Ian and Fiona.

September 30, 2022
In the past two weeks, two disastrous hurricanes have caused massive devastation and hardship, including the loss of life. Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are still recovering from the damage of Hurricane Fiona. Hurricane Ian continues to sweep...

FULL Per Diem Target Date is November 1, 2022 for Three Years

September 22, 2022
As promised, this is an update on the newly negotiated per diem provisions of the collective bargaining agreement. Maintenance Division resident officers met three times in 2022 (twice via zoom, and once in person at Norman, OK). The Postal Service...

Second COLA = Record Breaking $1.18/hr

September 10, 2022
In accordance with the 2021-2024 Collective Bar­gaining Agreement (union contract), career employees represented by the APWU will receive a $1.18 per hour Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA), effective August 27, 2022. The adjustment is the result of a...

Local Organizing – The Fund That Pays for Itself

September 10, 2022
As local and state officers bring their 2023 budgets to September and October meetings, it is important every local creates a budget for organizing. This summer, in our Building Union Power organizing drive, we recruited 5,000 new members. But the...

Federal Domestic Violence Laws

September 10, 2022
The text in this article is from the U.S. Department of Justice Website Federal Domestic Violence Laws Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an alarming rise in domestic violence and intimate partner violence. In 1994, Congress passed the...

Union Democracy Sets the Agenda

September 10, 2022
We just completed our 26th Biennial National Convention, which was held in National Harbor, MD. The delegates engaged in meaningful and spirited debate over the resolutions put before them. The APWU arguably has the most democratic process of any of...

Delegates Unite at National Convention

September 10, 2022
Congratulations on a spirited National Convention; our members were well represented and the delegates united for the good of the union. Another one for the history books! I would like to thank Nation’s Capital Southern Maryland Area Local, its...