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

Are you a Union Member?  Specifically, are you an active Retired union Member?  When you retired, did you join the Retiree Department (either for $36 a year, or as a Full-Dues-Paying member? 

The reason this is being asked is the mailing list of this local was recently verified with the national list; we had over 400 retirees still on it who were not on the retiree rolls.  So, if you were expecting a copy of the paper - "WMAL Voice" in your mailbox in the next couple of weeks, and it doesn't arrive, more than likely, you didn't sign up when you retired. 

To fix this oversight, click here or contact Ray Novakoski (local Retiree President) to sign-up!
At the March 2024 General Membership Meeting, Elections will take place for delegates to the 2024 APWU National Convention & 2024 Michigan Postal Workers Union Consitutional Conveniton. 
Upcoming Hockey Game Outing!
Limited to Full-Dues Paying Union Members only!

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 -
mar 2, 2024 @ 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
  WMAL Voice
Information You Can Use


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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