APWU National Executive Board Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

08/01/2016 – The APWU National Executive Board endorsed Hillary Clinton for president by acclamation on July 29, the day after she received the nomination of the Democratic Party. “We recognize that our members hold a wide spectrum of political views and that not everyone will agree with this endorsement,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “We […]

Clinton’s Vice Presidential Pick Has a Record of Supporting Federal Employees

July 25, 201 6 Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential pick, has legislative and executive experience representing an important swing state with a large population of federal employees, service members, and veterans. Since Kaine was elected to the Senate in 2012, he has supported proposals to protect the compensation […]

NALC endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Fredric Rolando, president of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), released the following statement regarding the NALC Executive Council’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president of the United States: Following a tremendously hard-fought primary process, NALC is proud to endorse former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to serve as the next president of the […]

American Postal Workers Union Condemns DNC Attack on the Bernie Sanders Campaign

For Immediate Release 12/18/2015 – The APWU joins with all fair-minded individuals and organizations in condemning the Democratic National Committee (DNC) attack on the Bernie Sanders campaign for U.S. president.  At a crucial time in the primary process, the Sanders campaign is arbitrarily being denied access to the DNC voter data base from all 50 […]

Clinton joins Culinary, APWU unions protesting Trump hotel, APWU presidents endorse Sanders

October 12, 2015 More than 500 workers from the Culinary Union, the American Postal Workers Union and the Trump International Hotel lined up on Fashion Show Drive in Las Vegas, NV to protest the hotel’s no-union policy. The Culinary Union and the Trump hotel have clashed over unionizing its workers for about a year. About […]

Hillary Clinton Faces Unrest Among Organized Labor

July 16, 2015 – Hillary Clinton had good reason to celebrate Saturday. The American Federation of Teachers, a 1.6-million strong union of teachers, nurses and higher education faculty endorsed her, adding a key working-class voice to a campaign that has so far lacked much overt support from organized labor. But almost immediately, there was a […]

Postal Retiree: Hillary ships only USPS and Bernie offers UPS option for online campaign merchandise

July 5, 2015 An Intriguing Peek at Our Candidates’ [Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders ] Swag Shop Note: Clinton and Sanders are candidates for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 Presidential election. I found  some notable differences between the two operations–distinctions that seemed to speak about important differences in these candidates’ campaigns and, perhaps, in […]

Editorial: Do-nothing Congress takes a breather

With Memorial Day approaching, Congress is preparing to take a break from the unyielding demands of doing nothing. The Senate will be out next week. The House will take its breather the following week. In lieu of legislating, this Congress specializes in posturing. In the Republican-controlled House, endless votes to repeal Obamacare have given way […]