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APWU Advocates for Prioritization of Postal Workers in National COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

On January 20, following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, the APWU got to work pushing for the new administration to prioritize postal workers in its national COVID-19 vaccination policy. In a letter to the...

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on all members of the APWU. Our families, our work, and essentially all aspects of our lives have...

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250 Million People Join Massive Two-Day Strike in India

On November 26 and 27, an astonishing 250 million people took to the streets in India for a two-day general strike. The strike, by some estimates the largest in world history, was an extreme show of worker solidarity across all job types, as 10...

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...

The Struggle to Save the Post Office Continues… Joe Biden/Kamala Harris Elected

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpted version of President Dimondstein’s statement to the members on the U.S. Presidential election...

MVS Division Settles Step-4 Grievance on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Earlier this summer, MVS announced a National Dispute on the Postal Service’s unilateral implementation of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse Consent Form and Program.  During the Step-4 meeting, the parties discussed...

Frank McMullin resigns Garrett Langley appointed Eastern Region MVS NBA

Eastern Region MVS National Business Agent (NBA) Francis (Frank) McMullin has resigned, after a little over two months in office.  Garrett Langley of the Lancaster Area Local (PA) is the newly-appointed MVS NBA effective, November 16, 2020.  Brother...

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