I am committed to “working for our Members:.” I believe that without a strong membership there would not be a strong Union. Communication with our members is vital to the well being of a healthy and whole alliance. I have 36 years Postal Service work throughout both post offices and mail processing plants.
My name is Sam Wood, President of the Southwest Florida Area Local. I am running for the position of APWU Executive Vice President. I have been local President for over 19 years. Over the years, I have witnessed a decline in wages and benefits, working conditions, and poor treatment of APWU represented employees. I feel it is time that I step up and try to make a difference.
“The APWU leadership refuses to staff the Safety Dept with an Industrial Hygienist since 2013 election. As such safety has become a catch phrase and not a priority. The APWU Workers For Change commit to making SAFETY for our MEMBERS a PRIORITY! Vote for action not PROPAGANDA!” Tony D. McKinnon Sr. former APWU National Director of Industrial Relations and candidate for APWU National President
“I believe it to be fair and positive for the members” APWU National President, Mark Dimondstein writing about the contract voted down by the union’s Rank & File Committee 9 to 4. This contract had “one pay raise over two years” and conceded APWU represented work in the Maintenance Craft. It also conceded work performed …