APWU News Bulletin 09-2011, May 11, 2011:
APWU members approved a new contract May 11, with more than 75 percent of those casting ballots voting in favor of ratification. The final tally was 69,451 to 22,351 in balloting that ended May 10. The agreement will expire May 20, 2015.
Ballots were tallied May 11. The count was conducted by the American Arbitration Association, under the supervision of the Rank and File Bargaining Advisory Committee.
â€œThe new contract is an important achievement for the APWU,â€ said President Cliff Guffey. â€œWe were able to retain protection against layoffs, bring back thousands of jobs in each craft, and limit excessing. Read the rest of this entry »