APWU: Contract Arbitration Hearings Conclude

Decision Expected in 30 to 60 Days

05/06/2016 – Arbitration hearings on the APWU Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Postal Service have concluded and the union expects a decision in 30 to 60 days, President Mark Dimondstein has announced.

apwulogoDuring 18 days of hearings that focused primarily on the economic provisions on the new contract, the union and management presented their positions, called witnesses, submitted evidence, and offered rebuttals.

apwulogoThe three-member panel of arbitrators began its deliberations on May 4. The panel is comprised of a union-appointed arbitrator, a management-appointed arbitrator, and Neutral Arbitrator Stephen B. Goldberg, who will determine the outcome.

For more information on the negotiations and the fight for a good contract, click here.

  • Marcus1956

    These Labor hearings take too long.

  • AdamBomb8

    Letter Carrier union contract expires next week, I guarantee they will go through the same thing. I have no expectations of a negotiated contract.