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Treasurer Responsibilities During COVID-19

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on many aspects of our everyday lives and we are collectively adjusting to what appears to be our new norm. Not only will...

COVID-19 and EAP Services

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) During this crisis, stress and fear are becoming all too normal because none of us are sure whether we were exposed, if we are a carrier, or if we...

Latest News Articles on Coronavirus for APWU Members

Treasurer Responsibilities During COVID-19

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on many aspects of our everyday lives and we are collectively adjusting... Read More

COVID-19 and EAP Services

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) During this crisis, stress and fear are becoming all too normal because none of us are sure whether we... Read More

Pandemic Crisis Brings Double Trouble

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) This terrible COVID pandemic again reminds us that it is the working people who make the world go round... Read More

House Passes New Stimulus Bill- Postal Funding Included

On May 15th, the House of Representatives passed the fifth COVID-19 response package.  The 1815 page Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act (H.R. 6800) provides some... Read More

President Dimondstein Appears on Democracy Now!

President Dimondstein Appeared on Democracy Now! today, speaking about the campaign to save the Postal Service

Reponse to President Trump’s remarks today that he will block coronavirus aid for the U.S. Postal Service

President Trump’s shameful comments today that the Postal Service “is a joke” and that USPS  “should raise package prices four to five times” current levels is no laughing matter to the American... Read More

Postal Service is Highest Rated Federal Agency - Again

As the heroic role of postal workers in the midst of a pandemic grabs headlines (MSNBC, Boston Globe, NY Times), the Postal Service has taken one more accolade – it is once again the public’s highest... Read More

Mourning Postal Workers Lost in COVID-19 Pandemic

“The APWU extends our deepest sympathies to the families of our members who have lost loved ones during this terrible crisis,” said APWU President Mark Dimondstein. “The APWU family grieves as one.”... Read More

President Dimondstein Calls for Urgent Funding of USPS on MSNBC

On April 13, President Dimondstein appeared on Craig Melvin Reports: Coronavirus Pandemic on MSNBC, which aired in more than 1.5 million homes. Dimondstein saluted postal workers for their heroic... Read More

Pandemic Crisis Brings Double Trouble

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) This terrible COVID pandemic again reminds us that it is the working people who make the world go round. Essential front-line workers – postal workers,...

Join the Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington Digitally

The Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington is going digital! On June 20th, we will hold the largest digital and social media gathering of poor and low-wealth people, moral and religious leaders, advocates, and people of...

2020 Scholarship Deadline Extended to June 30, 2020

The deadline for the submission of applications for the E.C. Hallbeck academic scholarship ($8,000 over a four-year period), vocational scholarship ($3,000 over a three-year period) and Best Essay Award (one-time $2,000 towards four-year college...

Over 60 Labor Leaders Urge Congressional Leaders to #SaveThePostOffice

On May 11, over 60 Labor leaders sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, copying both the Postal Board of Governors and the Postmaster General, urging them support the United States Postal Service.

June Training Webinars

The Industrial Relations Department will be holding a series of Webinars during the month of June for local leaders, stewards, and support staff. Four webinars will be held on the following topics: The Basics of APWU Search (Lexis Nexis) Electronic...

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