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More clarification on Veterans’ Day holiday post office schedule

“In an effort to ensure clarity regarding the upcoming holiday, please note that in observance of the holiday the Postal Service will not conduct normal mail delivery or retail operations on Veterans’ Day (Saturday, November 11). Package delivery will be performed on November 11-12.”



APWU: 2017 Penalty Overtime Exclusion Period

10/13/2017 – Reminder, in accordance with Article 8, sections 4 and 5, of the APWU Collective Bargaining Agreement, penalty overtime rules are not applicable for a consecutive four-week period each year during December. 


APWU: Update on the House Budget Resolution

The Senate next has to consider its own resolution and recently released a budget starkly different from the House version. While the House resolution contains instructions to cut $32 billion from the committee of jurisdiction over the Postal Service and postal/federal pay and benefits, these are absent from the Senate budget resolution. The Senate budget also does not call for bringing the Postal Service “on-budget.”


Sign the APWU Pledge

The APWU needs YOU to join the fight for workers’ rights, voter’s rights, an improved education system, postal banking, safety net for seniors, $15 an hour minimum wage, health care for all, and economic and social justice. Sign the pledge to be active in at least four or more activities between now and April 30, 2018.




APWU – 2018 Contract Negotiations – Preparations Underway

Although it seems like we just finalized our current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), time is rapidly approaching for the next round of negotiations to begin. Your National Officers and the Industrial Relations Department have already begun planning and preparing for 2018 contract negotiations.


APWU: Unions Improve the Lives of All Working People

08/31/2017 – Postal workers know first-hand that union jobs are good jobs. Unions help workers join together and bargain with their employer for better wages, benefits and working conditions. However, unions also stand up for the rights of workers who are not currently in a union. They are a rising tide that lifts all boats.



APWU: 2017 Peak Season Exception Period MOU Reached

08/25/2017 – The APWU and the USPS recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), RE: Peak Season Exception Periods – 2017 Date Changes, modifying the Peak Season (Holiday Season) Exception period for 2017 to “ensure adequate coverage” and “accommodate customer service.”