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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

What's Really Happening to Veterans VA Healthcare?

March 22, 2024
In this edition of Home Front, we will highlight a few of the numerous negative healthcare laws of the Trump-era VA Mission Act, that was passed by Congress, and signed into law on June 6, 2018, by former President Donald Trump.

Albuquerque Truckers Vote "Union Yes" to Join the APWU

March 22, 2024
Drivers for Albuquerque Mail Service (AMS), a private freight company that provides contract mail hauling services in Albuquerque, NM, voted to join the APWU on Jan. 9, 2024.

How to Report Hazards, Unsafe Conditions or Practices with PS Form 1767

March 20, 2024
Take a look around your workspaces – do you see anything unsafe? If so, nd the nearest PS Form 1767, Report of Hazard, Unsafe Condition or Practice.

Stress Less for a Healthier Heart

March 19, 2024
Stress happens. You can’t always prevent or avoid it, but you can change how you respond to it. Try these tips. You may feel better—and have a healthier heart, too!

Continue Your APWU Activism, Become a Retiree Member!

March 19, 2024
APWU family, an important part of our fight to protect and secure our hard-earned benefits and to help to preserve the Postal Service includes the continued growth of the APWU Retirees Department. Retiree members are an asset to the APWU at every...

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