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.

Tony D. McKinnon Sr. candidate for APWU National President

My name is Tony D. McKinnon, Sr. and I want to become your next national president for the American Postal Workers Union (APWU). I’m all about getting results for you and I’ve got what is needed to take this into the home stretch.

Lamont A. Brooks Candidate for Clerk Division Director

Times are hard and the clerk craft is under attack. Your future and well-being are on the line. This is not about friendship, likes or dislikes. It is about doing the right thing for you, your family and the future generation of APWU members working for the Postal Service. You should hold all elected officers responsible and accountable for these important decisions and the input they provide you.

APWU concedes more work under Dimondstein’s leadership

There is no secret the APWU is struggling under the leadership of President Mark Dimondstein and Director of Industrial Relations Vance Zimmerman. Since the 2016 APWU election cycle the APWU suffered a major nationwide Article 12 excessing event

Federal agency investigates MRSA outbreak in Oshkosh, WI post office

We have been asked to share the following letter from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to the US Postal Service about a MRSA outbreak at the post office in Oshkosh, WI.

APWU 2019 Unofficial Results

Turn your cellphone to the landscape position “sideways” to view the results.

Ricardo “Rick” Ruiz for National Business Agent Clerk Craft (A), San Francisco Region

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

Thank you for caring enough about our union to read this and other candidate statements. Elections matter and have consequences. I seek your vote to be your National Business Agent(A). I believe in the following: Union Principles before Personalities. These principles were instilled in me early in my life. As a result, I have represented workers my entire adult life.

Jerry Stidman for APWU Secretary Treasurer

I want to thank all the APWU locals and their officers who signed my petition to run for APWU National Secretary Treasurer.  It is deeply appreciated.

Greg Bell is not the answer for the APWU

This page is maintained by the founders of the APWU Workers For Change movement. We support and will vote for all APWU Workers For Change national candidates before considering those outside the movement. Like us on Facebook: APWU Workers For Change. There are many reasons to not vote for Greg Bell in the upcoming APWU …

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APWU represented employees lose major financial ground under Dimondstein

“I believe it to be fair and positive for the members” APWU National President, Mark Dimondstein writing about the contract voted down by the union’s Rank & File Committee 9 to 4.  This contract had “one pay raise over two years” and conceded APWU represented work in the Maintenance Craft.  It also conceded work performed …

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