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APWU Responds to White House Budget

On Monday, President Trump issued his budget for the next fiscal year. Among its proposals were the entirety of the recommendations of the 2018 White House Task Force on the Postal Service, which include service cuts, lower pay and for postal...

Agreement Reached on POStPlan Award Implementation!

On February 10, the Maintenance Craft and Postal Service signed off on the implementation of Arbitrator Goldberg’s Award on POstplan Custodial Staffing in (APO/RMPO) Installations  in case number Q10T-4Q-C 15206030. The outstanding issue in...

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H.R. 2382 Passes the House – APWU Members Instrumental in Victory!

On Feb. 5, the USPS Fairness Act (H.R. 2382) passed the House of Representatives with overwhelming, bipartisan support – 309 ‘yea,’ 106 ‘nay,’ and 15 Representatives did not vote.

Secretary-Treasurer Powell Joins Call for Moral Revival for Civil and Economic Rights

On Jan. 29, Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell represented the APWU at the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival’s press conference in Washington, DC. The press conference, held on Capitol Hill, raised awareness for the...

APWU Executive Board Endorses Bernie Sanders for President

The APWU National Executive Board voted on Jan. 29 to endorse Senator Bernie Sanders for President of the United States. In light of the importance of the presidential election and in response to many inquiries from members as to the union...

APWU Awaits Arbitration Award for new Union Contract

The Interest Arbitration Award for our new union contract is expected within the next 4-6 weeks. 

Medicare and You

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Medicare is health insurance for people 65 and older, people under 65 with certain disabilities, and people of any age with End-Stage Renal...