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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

Grievance Moratorium will be in Effect Due to 2024 National Convention

April 11, 2024
The APWU and the Postal Service have agreed to a moratorium on grievances, disciplinary actions and arbitration hearings at the national, regional, state and local levels from July 8 through July 22, 2024, due to the 2024 APWU Biennial Convention,...

"Building Union Power" National Organizing Campaign Underway

April 4, 2024
On June 25, the APWU will begin negotiations with postal management for a new union contract covering 200,000 postal workers. Negotiations are never easy. Our success depends on building power and leverage. The foundation of our union starts with...

Clerk Division Fills Two NBA Vacancies

April 4, 2024
By unanimous approval of the Clerk Division NEC, Morning Dunn was selected to fill the vacancy of NBA, Northwest Region and Carlton Williams was chosen as the new NBA for the Dallas Region.

Attend a Pre-Convention Workshop!

April 1, 2024
Research & Education Director Joyce B. Robinson shares the list of Pre-Convention workshops ahead of the 27th Biennial APWU National Convention.

Union Contract Survey: Open Now through April 16, 2024

March 26, 2024
APWU has opened our contract survey so that you can let us know what your priorities are for a new union contract. Please fill out the survey by visiting apwu.org/survey. Alternatively, you can text the word “SURVEY” to 91990 to receive a link to...

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