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Urgent Action: Urge Congress To Pass Postal Reform Before Year Ends

December 6, 2021
As we near the end of the year, it is critical that Congress take up the Postal Service Reform Act of 2021 (H.R. 3076) before the end of session. This legislation, which has broad public support, will provide the Postal Service with much-needed...

Workers Are Standing Up

November 23, 2021
(This article first appeared in the November/December issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Greetings postal heroes! Postal workers, nurses and medical personnel, meatpackers, farmworkers, transit workers, truck and delivery drivers,...

Latest News Articles on Coronavirus for APWU Members

Taking on Challenges Together

(This article first appeared in the November/December issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) COVID-19 Continues Brothers and Sisters, I hope and pray you and your families are healthy and... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccination Emergency Standard

In September, President Biden issued a directive to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring all employers with 100+ employees... Read More

Vaccination Mandates by President Biden

Until this emergency rule is developed, the APWU will not know if it applies to Postal Service employees. Once the emergency rule is released it will be reviewed and discussed with our attorneys and... Read More

OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Guidance to Protect Workers

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On August 13, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new guidance to... Read More

COVID Vaccines: Fact vs. Myth

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) COVID-19 is deadly and is continuing to quickly spread with the "Delta" variant. Cases,... Read More

VA Issues New Rules Regarding Mandatory Vaccination

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On July 26, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) became the first Federal Agency to require... Read More

Contract Update

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) APWU Is “Locking Down” With Management On September 7, the National Negotiation Committee (NNC)... Read More

OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Guidance to Protect Workers

As the Delta Variant of the COVID-19 virus is raging through the country the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, encourages you to follow recommendations that slow the spread of COVID-19. These... Read More

Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions

President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs today through September 30, 2021.

President Biden Names Two Nominees to Board of Governors

November 19, 2021
Today, President Joe Biden announced two new nominees to the Postal Service Board of Governors to replace outgoing governors. The President nominated Dan Tangherlini, who served as Administrator of the General Services Administration in the Obama...

John Deere Workers Win Strong New Contract Following Militant Strike Action

November 19, 2021
On November 17, over 10,000 John Deere workers, unionized with the United Auto Workers (UAW), brought their month-long strike to an end, voting to ratify a strong new contract that preserves benefits, includes large pay raises and bonuses, and...

President Biden Signs Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

November 15, 2021
Today, President Biden signed H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, into law. This bi-partisan, $1.2 Trillion package will make long-overdue investments in our nation's infrastructure, providing the funding to finally repair our...

APWU's Statement on the USPS 2021 Financial Report

November 12, 2021
The Postal Service reported out its Fiscal Year 2021 financial and operational results at the public meeting of the Board of Governors on November 10, 2021. Now, lawmakers and the Administration must act to ensure the long-term viability of our...

The Wheels of Justice Often Turn Slowly

November 12, 2021
(This article first appeared in the November/December issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) After over a year of discussions on the Step 4 grievances highlighted in this magazine, the APWU National and the USPS Headquarters parties have...

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