The Secretary-Treasurer seeks to increase union revenue by encouraging non-members to join, and is responsible for the collection and proper disbursement of union funds. The Secretary-Treasurer's Department offers in-depth training to local and state union officers who have financial responsibilities for their organizations.

We also provide training on how to conduct local and state union elections, consistent with the rules of the U.S. Department of Labor and the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.

The Secretary-Treasurer's Department is responsible for interpreting the APWU National Constitution and Bylaws. The department assists local unions and state affiliates by reviewing their constitutions and bylaws and alerting them to any violations of the law or conflicts with the APWU Constitution and Bylaws.

The Secretary-Treasurer's office serves as the liaison to the APWU's Deaf/Hard of Hearing Task Force, which makes recommendations to the national union on issues facing deaf workers and their families.

Latest News

March 27, 2020

New Pay Scales Available

The 2018-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement interest arbitration award, issued March 10, 2020, granted three general...

March 10, 2020

APWU Cancels Commemoration of 50th Anniversary of the Great Postal Strike

Due to the concerning and rapid developments surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic and related health and safety...

March 2, 2020

APWU Celebrates Women's History Month

The APWU honors the contributions of American women in shaping our nation in March, during Women’s History Month. "We...

January 23, 2020

Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Powell Honored with UFCW Minority Coalition’s Addie Wyatt Award

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  On Nov. 23,...


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