Category: APWU

APWU A Growing Workplace Danger APWU

A Growing Workplace Danger APWU

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman In 2001, Anthrax-laden letters were sent through the mail sickening 22 Americans, including nine postal workers. Five died, including two APWU brothers – Joseph P. Curseen Jr. and Thomas L. Morris – at the …

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APWU Catching Up with APWU Young Leaders APWU

Catching Up with APWU Young Leaders APWU

Lisa Dunbar (This article first appeared in the November-December 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) At the All-Craft Conference, the American Postal Worker sat down and spoke with a few young APWU leaders about why they decided to get involved in their local. Many shared the same sentiment – they saw things on the workroom floor …

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APWU Are You Ready to Take Action? APWU

Are You Ready to Take Action? APWU

Are You Ready to Take Action? (This article first appeared in the November-December 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Vice President Debby Szeredy speaks with clerk Michelle Reid. By Executive Vice President Debby Szeredy We must fight back against consolidations and closures – and any attack on our workplace. To assist, the National …

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APWU Fight for Working Class Unity, APWU

Fight for Working Class Unity, APWU

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By President Mark Dimondstein “In Our Unity, Lies Our Strength!” “An Injury to One is an Injury to All!” These are crucial union principles for building a better life for postal, and all, workers. The corporate rulers know it. They counter …

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APWU Communication Is the Key, APWU

Communication Is the Key, APWU

(This article first appeared in the Nov-Dec 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) By Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell In most local unions, the primary means of communicating with the membership is at the general union meeting. However, if this is the only way to communicate with members, the local will not be very successful …

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APWU APWU: Pay Increase Coming Nov. 25

APWU: Pay Increase Coming Nov. 25

Posted on November 2, 2017 by postal 11/02/2017 – The third general wage increase under the 2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement will be effective Nov. 25, 2017. This wage increase will be reflected in the paycheck workers will receive on Dec.15, 2017. Career employees will receive a pay raise of 1.3 percent. Postal Support Employees (PSEs) …

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APWU Post Office Dedicated in Memory of APWU Member & Activist

Post Office Dedicated in Memory of APWU Member & Activist

Web News Article #: 105-2017 10/31/2017 – On Sunday, Oct. 22, the South Shore Annex Post Office – located at 3031 Veterans Road West, Staten Island, NY – was renamed and dedicated in memory of Leonard “Lenny” Montalto. Montalto, a proud father, APWU member and local union leader was tragically killed in 2012 during Hurricane …

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APWU APWU 24th Biennial National Convention Announced

APWU 24th Biennial National Convention Announced

  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Web News Article #: 106-2017 11/01/2017 – The 24th Biennial National Convention will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 20 – 23, 2018. Pre-Convention Workshops will be held on Friday, August 17 and Division Conferences on Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 19. The BMC Conference will be held the Friday …

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APWU Veterans’ Day Observed on Saturday November 11: Postal Retail and Delivery Closed APWU

Veterans’ Day Observed on Saturday November 11: Postal Retail and Delivery Closed APWU

10/19/2017 – Each year, Veterans’ Day is celebrated on Nov. 11. For 2017, the holiday falls on a Saturday. There has been some confusion about when the Postal Service will observe the holiday because it has a six “business” day week. For clarification, USPS Retail and Delivery will be closed on Saturday, November 11, 2017. …

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