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APWU: Labor Day: Activism and Remembrance

APWU: Labor Day: Activism and Remembrance

Labor Day is a good time to reflect on the achievements of workers and the contributions unions have made to our lives – from abolishing child labor to establishing a…

APWU: COLA Increase

APWU: COLA Increase

08/25/2014 – APWU members will receive a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of $686 per year in September 2014, in accordance with the 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement. The raise is the result…

NALC: Celebrating 125 years

NALC: Celebrating 125 years

Celebrating 125 years: In 1889, the Milwaukee Letter Carriers, knowing many of their fellow carriers would be attending the Grand Army of the Republic encampment in their city that summer, issued…

Mail Handlers Cost of Living Adjustments to be Effective September 6, 2014

Mail Handlers Cost of Living Adjustments to be Effective September 6, 2014

Effective on September 6, 2014, all career Mail Handler craft employees are scheduled to receive both the second and fourth of seven possible cost-of-living (COLA) adjustments as outlined in Articles…

Mail Handlers and USPS Reach Agreement on Bidding Rights During Probationary Period

Mail Handlers and USPS Reach Agreement on Bidding Rights During Probationary Period

Re: Article 12.1 – Probationary Period – Bidding August 20, 2014 – The MOU reads in part: Full-time career mail handlers who are serving a probationary period pursuant to Article…

APWU: Statement on Ongoing Events in Ferguson, Missouri

APWU: Statement on Ongoing Events in Ferguson, Missouri

08/21/2014 – By APWU General Officers Mark Dimondstein, President; Debby Szeredy, Executive Vice-President; Elizabeth Powell, Secretary-Treasurer Fair-minded people from all walks of life are deeply concerned and outraged by the…

NALC: COLAs total $1,227 annually

NALC: COLAs total $1,227 annually

August 20, 2014 – Following the Aug. 19 release of the July Consumer Price Index (CPI), the fourth cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for letter carriers under the 2011-2016 National Agreement is $686…

APWU: Postal Workers, Teachers Turn Up the Heat on Staples

APWU: Postal Workers, Teachers Turn Up the Heat on Staples

Boycott Goes to Boston as Retailer Releases 2nd Quarter Results Postal Workers, Teachers Turn Up the Heat on Staples Workers to Pass Out Rulers Stamped ‘Don’t Buy School Supplies at…

NALC fights back against plant closures and consolidations

NALC fights back against plant closures and consolidations

Aug. 19, 2014—Last week, half of the Senate sent a letter urging Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Richard Shelby (R-AL), Financial Services and General Government (FSGG)…

Sending Joy Through the USPS with A Letter for Better

Sending Joy Through the USPS with A Letter for Better

Sending Joy Through the USPS with A Letter for Better Thursday, August 14, 2014 The U.S. Postal Service delivers more than 160 billion pieces of mail each year. Included in…

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