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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

Did You Know That Veterans Military and the Department of VA Medical Records Are Shared With Private Healthcare Providers Nationwide, Without Millions of Veterans’ Permission?

May 20, 2024
Devious laws created by the Trump-era VA Mission Act legally privatize VA health care while destroying federal government privacy laws for the release of military and medical records for millions of VA enrolled vets without their permission.

When We All Stand Together as Members of APWU, Our Voice is Stronger at the Negotiating Table

May 20, 2024
The 2024 “Building Union Power” national organizing drive is off to a strong start. But we are now in the final weeks. APWU members across the country have stood up and joined in this fight with innovative ideas for recruiting new members and...

Identity Theft Is on the Rise

May 20, 2024
Research & Education Director Joyce B. Robinson shares information on the most common types of identity theft and the steps one can take to help combat them. Learn more:

Hatch (Act) a Plan to Get Involved This Election Season!

May 20, 2024
Legislative Director Judy Beard explains the Hatch Act, the law that regulates how federal employees take part in political activities.

"We all we got."

May 20, 2024
Northeast Regional Coordinator Tiffany Foster reminds us, “We all we got” when it comes to fighting back against management’s changes that negatively impact the postal service.

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