The Missouri Postal Workers Union (MPWU) is the state affiliate of the American Postal Workers Union (APWU). The objects of the MPWU is to unite all non-supervisory postal employees in one brotherhood for their social and economic advancement and to aid in the advancement of the Postal Service.
The APWU is the world’s largest Postal Union, representing more than 330,000 USPS employees, and nearly 2,000 private-sector mail workers.
For more than three decades, APWU has fought for dignity and respect on the job for the workers we represent, as well as for decent pay and benefits and safe working conditions. As an AFL-CIO affiliate, the APWU supports the struggle for social and economic justice for all working families.
Our union is a democratic organization comprised of dues-paying members who belong to approximately 1,600 state and local unions and retiree chapters in every state and territory. APWU officers are directly elected by union members.
The union’s state and local affiliates are autonomous organizations that rely on the national union to represent their interests in contract negotiations and in national-level grievances. The union negotiates a national Collective Bargaining Agreement and fights for our members’ interests on Capitol Hill. The APWU also has many Retiree and Auxiliary chapters so that former postal workers and postal families can remain active in union affairs.
The APWU is headquartered at 1300 L. St. NW, Washington, DC 20005. Officers and staff can be reached at 202-842-4200.