The Executive Vice President is the second-highest-ranking officer in the American Postal Workers Union, and is responsible for assisting the president in the administration of the union.

The Executive Vice President performs the duties of the President in case of his/her absence, and has general responsibility for field operations; is involved in many of the union’s campaigns, and assists officers at the national, state and local level.

Let Us Rise in 2020

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) 

I hope you were able to have a few moments to share some holiday time with family and friends. Hopefully your time at work involved standing strong and sticking together with your sisters and brothers of your union.

Our priorities this year include getting a better Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) from Arbitrator Goldberg, stopping further privatization of our Postal Service and bringing back the many jobs the Postal Service has taken from workers. Ten years of short staffing has taken a toll on our members.

We need to start preparing to rise up with people power. That includes all our members, family, friends, neighbors, community organizations, and our political representatives. We have to rise up to protect our working and living environment.

At the 2019 All-Craft Conference, we had our first APWU Union Climate Change Session, where we gave attendees a survey to find out what our members thought about the effects of climate change on postal workers and the responsibilities of the USPS. Our living and working environment must be turned around soon.

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