Category: News

McKinnon-Wood the Yin and Yang of the APWU

Mr. McKinnon often refers to ancient Chinese philosophy when speaking of how the APWU will operate from the top offices.

APWU the status quo is not good enough

Before going any further it is important to let our readers know the APWU National Constitution and Bylaws states the APWU should enter talks every year with the National Association of Letter Carriers and every second year with the National Postal Mail Handlers to pursue a merger.  While these talks have never resulted in a solid commitment to merge the union’s they do take place.  We will now move forward.

When will the APWU get a contract and what’s in the TA’s

We have reached out to members of the APWU’s Rank & File Committee who voted against President DImondstein’s contract he portrayed as “fair and positive”. 

APWU President Mark Dimondstein’s donates $50,000 to upstart health workers union

“NUHW’s 2010 LM-2 also raises questions about a $50,000 donation in the name of Mark Dimondstein of Greensboro, NC., a particularly large donation that the union claims came from a single individual.”

APWU Local 1159 San Fernando Valley Area Local endorses Ricardo “Rick” Ruiz for NBA

Ricardo “Rick” Ruiz, California Area Local (CA)

We just learned APWU Local 1159, the San Fernando Area Local based out of Panorama City, CA in a show of public support endorses Ricardo “Rick” Ruiz in his run for National Business Agent.

APWU: Chaos the election and the contract

I want you know I honestly believe the only way to save the APWU from a horrendously awful labor contract is to vote Mark Dimondstein out as National President this fall.

Mike Nodine admits there was conspiracy in 2016 APWU election

Below are screenshots from a messenger conversation between Tony D. McKinnon Sr. and Mike Nodine we were asked to share the images to help illustrate the conspiracy against Mr. McKinnon in 2016 while he served the APWU as Director of Industrial Relations.

APWU candidates suggest pilot daycare program

As the post offices transitions to a younger workforce one idea being floated by a group of candidates is the potential of an employer/union supported daycare program for postal workers.

Tiffany Foster candidate for Northeast Regional Coordinator

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself to you and seek your support and vote for the position of Northeast Regional Coordinator.

APWU says shortage of custodians to blame for bats and rats in post office

Local APWU union leaders complain about a lack of custodians and cleaning supplies lead to serious animal infestation and disease. The article illustrates confirmed stories of bat and rat infestations. It also details MRSA and salmonella in facilities.