Union Office -

Grand Rapids
Main Office Facility

225 Michigan Ave NW

(616) 776-1489

(616) 776-1535

Fax:  (616) 776-1536

Western Michigan Area Local #281 

Union Office -

Grand Rapids
P-Campus (Annex) Facility

3500 (3550) Patterson Ave SE

(616) 977-1050
FAX: (616) 977-1020

Childrens Christmas Party
It is OPEN SEASON now for your Health Plan.  Have you looked into the APWU Health Plans?  Click here to see what they have to offer.

Local Officers and Stewards

(Click here for the latest Steward's Designation for GR)
Bids & Awards
for Grand Rapids Installation
Local Constitution
Local Policies/By-Laws
General Membership
Meeting Minutes

Next Meeting -
dec 2, 2023 @ 7:00 p.m.
Labor Management Meeting Minutes Office of Workers Compensation (OWCP) Info
(Injured On-the-Job)
Locally Represented Offices
Local Memorandums of Understanding
Union Forms Scholarships
Union Hall Rental

(WMPW, Inc.)
Light Duty
(Injured Off-the-Job)
Various Links
Maintenance Issues Signing Up for the Union National Agreement

National JCIM
PSE Specific Information FMLA Information Grand Rapids Installation
Clerk Seniority Roster
& PSE Relative Standing


COVID-19 and OWCP -
You have the right to file an OWCP claim for testing positive for Covid-19

Per National Industrial Relations Director - Vance Zimmerman:  "Section 4016 of the law provides that a federal employee who is diagnosed with COVID-19 and carried out duties that required contact with patients, members of the public, or co-workers, or included a risk of exposure to the novel coronavirus during a covered period of exposure prior to the diagnosis, is deemed to have an injury that is proximately caused by employment"

New Decision Tree as of 11-29-2022

Stay up-to-date with Coronavirus (Covid-19) from the National Office.
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PTFs and PSEs can now use eReassign to apply for 50-mile canvass opportunities from the current bid cluster (posted twice a month (1st - 10th & 15th - 25th))
Click here for more info or go to eReassign on Liteblue.
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