This organization shall be known as the Missouri Postal Workers Union, hereinafter referred to as the Union, and shall be the State Branch of the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO.
The objects of the Missouri Postal Workers Union shall be 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. It has been demonstrated by past experience that the trade union movement as exemplified in the AFL-CIO is the best and most practical method of advancement of all wage earners. Therefore, we desire to be and to remain in full affiliation with that body and to secure the same rights and benefits, including the right to strike.
The Missouri Postal Workers Union shall be affiliated with the Missouri State Labor Council, AFL- CIO, the American Postal Workers Union Postal Press Association, the Missouri Labor Communication Association, and the State President’s Council. It shall be the purpose of the Missouri Postal Workers Union to advance the interest of all non-supervisory Postal Workers and the Postal Service, to organize the unorganized, to educate the members in the grievance procedure, and to aid all members in their grievances.
We favor a merger of all non-supervisory postal employee unions, affiliation of this body with the
AFL-CIO, and urge all the membership to fully support the Missouri Postal Workers Union Auxiliary and other affiliations.
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