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In addition to the conversion of PSEs, Long Island Area Local have had numerous conversions of PTF to Full Time positions. These are the result of continuous and vigorous protecting of jobs against managements improper reversions and bid abolishments.
At the next General Membership Meeting, January 13, 2019, nominations for the Long Island NY Area Local, APWU will be held. All officers are up for election. Please try to make arrangements to attend this important meeting, the pinnacle of our Union's application of democracy. It will also be the first meeting since release of the Trump Attack on Postal Workers Report.
For more information on the nominations, click here.
Trump Report Attacks YOUR Pay
Statement by Mark Dimondstein President, American Postal Workers Union on White House Postal Task Force on the Postal Service Report
For Immediate Release
12/04/2018 - If the White House Task Force on the Postal Service’s report was assigned a ZIP Code it would be 00000. Read More...
National Day of Mourning
For the National Day of Mourning being observed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, please note.
First and foremost, we mourn and honor the memory of the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush. Former President Bush served the country in numerous capacities during a long career, including serving in World War II as a fighter pilot. Read More...
New APWU/NALC Ad The APWU and NALC joined together to produce an advertisement to educate the public that the US Mail is not for sale. Watch it here.
Urgent Safety Alert
Urgent Safety Alert
Breaking news: It has just been reported that explosive devices have been sent through the mail addressed to a number of high-profile individuals and corporate entities.
APWU leaders condemn such criminal acts.
Our members are rightfully deeply concerned for their own well being and that of the public we serve. Read More...
URGENT!!!!! APWU MEMBERS, PLEASE READ!!!!
Thanks to the diligence and perseverance of our APWU representatives, the pay fiasco and resulting confusion has been resolved. Employees whose pay (overtime) was not properly processed WILL be able to get a salary advance. Read More...
Day of Action 2018 October 8, 2018
Long Island Area Local Participates in Day of Action
Members of the Long Island, NY Area Local joined with members from the NALC and Mailhandlers union to demonstrate in front of the Huntington Station Post Office on Monday, October 8, 2018.
Joining a force of about 250 unionists, the message was sent out that the US MAIL IS NOT FOR SALE. Read More...
Day of Action 2018
This is a call to ACTION!!!! Fight for your
Job!!! Make your voice heard, make your
The American Postal Workers Union leaders have designated Columbus Day, October 8, 2018 as a Day of Action. Read More...
Day of Action 2018
National Day of Action on October 8
The U.S. Mail - Not for Sale!!
WEB NEWS ARTICLE #:
Privatizers – those who want to sell the public postal service to private corporations – are hard at work. Together we can stop them in their tracks. Read More...
Stop the White House Plan to Privatize the Post Office
During some office visits, and in speaking with some members, the question has come up of 'what does privatization of the Postal Service mean? How does it affect me?' If one member has that question, probably numerous members have the same question. How do we educate our members and the public we serve. Read More...
Benefits for PSEs
As if PSEs (or any employee represented by APWU) needed any additional reasons to belong to the American Postal Workers Union, these additional benefits and rights exacted for PSEs demonstrate how hard, and continuous, APWU works for their members. Read More...
Contract Actions Now!!!
TAKE ACTION NOW FOR YOUR JOB! YOUR BENEFITS! YOUR PAY!
The contract between the APWU and the USPS expires on Sept. 20, 2018 - less than four months from now. The contract determines wages, benefits and conditions of employment. Read More...
Postal Service Unilaterally Changes Safety Program
Not surprisingly, the Postal Service has once again unilaterally changed a program within the job. This time, the Postal Service has changed the safety program, essentially ridding themselves of safety captains, local safety and health committees, and the nuisance (to managers) form 1767 report of safety problems.
This action seeks to circumvent the Union's and long standing practices. Read More...
APWU! APWU! APWU PREVAILS!!
APWU prevails again!!! The excessing event we have been under since last June has been lifted!!!
Thanks to the tireless efforts and extraordinary work of our National and Regional officers, we are no longer under an Article 12 freeze. Congratulations and thanks go out to all of our officers who have made this possible. Read More...
Congress inching toward taking money out of your pocket
On Thursday, Oct. 5, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to advance its 2018 budget resolution. This resolution is a broad measure that designates government spending with far-reaching implications, including enormous cuts to postal and federal workers, as well as America’s social safety net, while providing tax cuts for the wealthy. Read More...
Take Action! Your Retirement and Job at Stake!!
APWU members made 5,000 calls during our call-in Day of Action to fight the House Budget Proposal, but our fight is not over.
This Wednesday, Oct. 4, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on their 2018 Budget Proposal.
NOW IS THE TIME TO KEEP UP THE PRESSURE. Let your Representative know that their constituents are deeply concerned.
CALL 1-844-402-1001 NOW. Read More...
Postal News Briefs
The Postal Service reported in August a net loss of $2.1 billion for the third quarter of 2017, an increase in net loss of $573 million, compared to the same quarter last year. Read More...
Contract 2018 Preparation
APWU Contract 2018
“We’re Fired Up! Ready to Go!
Hopefully, you have received the attached important letter from President Dimondstein about the beginning of our 2018 Contract Campaign, the Slogan contest, and the contest forms. Read More...
Update on the Fight Back Against USPS Reductions in Service and Jobs
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07/20/2017 - Following strong resistance from the APWU - and the National Postal Mail Handlers Union (NPMHU) - USPS management agreed to a five-month delay in implementing forced reassignments and excessing of employees out of their installations. Read More...
My job is safe. NOT!
So you thought you had a job, eh? A good job. Good days off, good hours. Seniority has its privileges, eh? You’re a senior lead clerk, level 7, do the tasks you want to do. But do TACS? No, I do not want to do that. Station inputs? No, let them find some junior clerk to do that. In fact, let management do that work. Read More...
03/02/2015 - The APWU and USPS are facing off over management’s latest scheme: The Postal Pulse, a new employee opinion survey.
“The APWU vehemently opposes Postal Pulse – and any other employee opinion survey – despite management notices that say otherwise,” said President Mark Dimondstein. A Feb. Read More...
The American Postal Workers Union continually fights for safe jobs. The Postal Service, as we all know, is not the safest place to work. Learn what we can do to keep ourselves safe, and what the Union is doing to help keep us safe. For more information, click here.
Money on the table
For those Long Island NY Area Locals who have been paying attention, or have been on the receiving end, the members of this local have won thousands of dollars for various violations of our contract in their offices. Almost quarterly, many of our members receive checks for several hundred dollars to a couple of thousand dollars.