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Today’s Hearing and the Nomination by President Biden to Fill Vacancies on the USPS’ Board of Governors

Statement by American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein on Today’s Hearing on Legislative Proposals to Put the Postal Service on a Sustainable Financial Footing and the Nomination by President Biden to Fill Vacancies on the USPS’ Board...

Petition Delivered: Postal Workers and Customers Urge President Biden and Congress to Fill Four Vacancies on the USPS Board of Governors

On February 23, the APWU and allies who support a strong, public Postal Service presented a petition with over 400,000 signatures to the Biden Administration. The petition, reported on in the last issue of The American Postal Worker, called on the...

Latest News Articles on Coronavirus for APWU Members

Building on Our Success

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) 2020 was a tough year – on our health, our families and the economy. While the rich have ridden... Read More

APWU Advocates for Prioritization of Postal Workers in National COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

On January 20, following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, the APWU got to work pushing for the new administration to prioritize postal workers in its national... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on all members of the APWU. Our families, our... Read More

APWU Members Crucial in Securing Major Step Forward on Postal Service’s COVID-19 Relief

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On December 27, 2020, after months of political gridlock, President Trump signed another... Read More

From the Field

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Below are quotes from various APWU local and state publications throughout the country. All the... Read More

Looking Ahead

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Brothers and Sisters, I hope you all had a safe and healthy Holiday Season and a Happy New Year... Read More

2020: Summary of COVID-19 MOUs

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The following Memorandum of Understanding between the United States Postal Service and the APWU... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccines at the VA

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control... Read More

A Step Forward on Postal Service's COVID-Relief

On December 27, 2020, after months of political gridlock, the President signed into law another sweeping COVID relief bill, which included vital funding for the Postal Service.  This bill will... Read More

COLA Increase Announced

In accordance with the 2018-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement, career employees represented by the APWU will receive a 20 cent per hour cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), effective February 27, 2021. The increase is the result of a rise in the...

USPS Fairness Act Reintroduced in the House and Senate

APWU applauds members of Congress for their efforts to repeal this unfair mandate and place the Postal Service on solid financial footing via the USPS Fairness Act. Specifically, the bill's original cosponsors, Representatives Peter DeFazio (OR-04...

President Biden’s Executive Order on Health and Safety a Positive First Step

During his campaign, President Biden promised to stand with workers, and direct the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to implement stronger coronavirus safety standards to keep workers safe. 

1,400 Warehouse Workers and Drivers in New York Win Raise After Strike

On January 17, around 1,400 members of Teamsters Local 202 who work at Hunts Point Produce Market in The Bronx, NY went on strike after management refused to meet workers’ demands for desperately-needed pay raises and additional health care support...

COVID-19 and OWCP Claims Workshop

At the direction of President Mark Dimondstein and in conjunction with the Industrial Relations Department, the APWU will be holding an information session for state and local presidents, their approved designees, and national officers on COVID-19...

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