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Management Reducing Package Presort Discounts

June 14, 2024
The Postal Service is in the early stages of eliminating the deepest of several discounts where package consolidators sort to the Destination Delivery Units (DDUs) and five-digit presort.

Industrial Relations Director Charlie Cash Announces 2025 Annual Leave Exchange and Carryover MOUs

June 13, 2024
Industrial Relations Director Charlie Cash Announces 2025 Annual Leave Exchange and Carryover MOUs

Latest News Articles on Coronavirus for APWU Members

USPS announces end of COVID-19 protocols

Effective May 12, 2023, the Postal Service has discontinued all Covid-19 specific protocols, including all memoranda of understanding, policies, and work practice restrictions and requirements. ... Read More

Department of Labor Announces New FECA Procedures for COVID-19 Cases

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) expired on January 27. The APWU has opposed the expiration of those provisions of the act that protected federal workers who contracted COVID-19 (COVID).... Read More

COVID-19 Test Kit Fulfillment Pilot Extended

On July 27, 2022, the APWU and USPS agreed to once again extend the COVID-19 Test Kit Fulfillment Pilot MOU in 23 sites throughout the country. The MOU continues work performed in PSAs and Annexes... Read More

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

Understanding the Travel and Expense, and Other Important Policies, at the Local and State Level

May 20, 2024
Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell explains important Travel and Expense policies for locals as required by APWU National Constitution Article 16 “Compliance at the state and local level”.

The Union Keeps Us Strong

May 20, 2024
In the face of our upcoming contract fight and corporate greed, APWU President Dimondstein reminds members, “the best investment workers make is with each other through our union."

Testimonials: See What Our Members Are Saying!

May 20, 2024
“On behalf of everyone at the APWU Health Plan, we are grateful for the trust and loyalty that you have given us, and we are committed to continuing to support your health and wellness journey.” - APWU Health Plan Director Sarah J. Rodriguez

USPS Claim of Outstanding Debts from Retired Employees

May 20, 2024
Retirees have a right to file a grievance when they become aware of an alleged outstanding debt owed to the USPS.

Forging Stronger Union Bonds: Empowering Locals Through Training and Advocacy

May 20, 2024
Human Relations Director Daleo Freeman highlights the initiatives of the Human Relations Department in the pursuit of stronger union bonds and enhanced member empowerment.

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