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The Clerk Division is the largest division of the American Postal Workers Union. We proudly represent approximately 150,000 postal clerks in post offices large and small across the country. Clerks occupy more than 170 different position descriptions and can be found performing work at retail windows, mail processing, call centers, bulk mail entry, sales retention, and administrative office environments to name the most common.

SAAAL Constitution and By-Laws

Craft Directors

The Craft Director shall coordinate all activities and functions within their craft and be directly responsible to the President. Shall act as the Chief Representative to their craft and shall perform other such duties that may be required to the office; shall be a member of the Local negotiating team.
(b) Craft Directors shall name all stewards for their own Craft and give such names to the President for appointment, removal or replacement.
(c) Craft Directors shall be reimbursed up to eighty (80) hours time per year for leave without pay from the postal service for attending conventions, seminars, and conferences and for time used in the best interest of the Local. The Assistant Director shall be reimbursed up to forty (40) hours time per year for leave without pay from the postal service for attending seminars, and conferences and for time used in the best interest of the Local. The Secretary-Treasurer shall be authorized to pay Craft Directors, or Assistant Craft Directors, for such time. The Craft Director/ Assistant Craft Director must report such time used at the next General Membership meeting.

Assistant Craft Directors

The Assistant Craft Directors shall perform such duties as may be assigned by the Craft Director and shall perform the duties of the Office of Craft Director in his/her absence or inability. Shall succeed to the Craft Director if the office is vacated. Upon the approval of the membership shall be reimbursed leave without pay for the good of the Union.

Stewards

The Craft Directors shall preside over all stewards of their craft. The Stewards shall be primarily responsible for enforcing the National Agreement and the Local Memorandum of Understanding. They shall present and adjust grievances. The stewards shall perform their duties in the best interest of the Union.