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APWU COVID-19 Update to the Field

As part of the APWU’s continuing effort to promote the safety and well-being of APWU members and other postal employees, on July 26, President Dimondstein and Director of Industrial Relations Vance Zimmerman wrote to the field regarding the ongoing...

APWU Statement on Mandatory Vaccination for Federal Employees

Various media outlets have reported that the White House is considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for federal employees. Maintaining the health and safety of our members is of paramount importance. While the APWU...

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PRC Issues Warning to USPS about Service Standard Change

The Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) released its Advisory Opinion on the Postal Service’s proposals to slow the First Class Mail service standard to as many as five days, and issued a serious warning to postal management about their proposal. The...

Funeral Assistance for COVID-19 Related Deaths

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Editor’s Note: The text in this article is taken from the Federal Emergency Management Agency Website. For additional information on funeral...

Former National Officer Thomas Neill Passes Away

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Thomas Neill passed away on April 23 at the age of 87. Brother Neill first joined the Post Office in 1961 in Houston, TX, following four years of...

Postal Legislation and the Need for Filibuster Reform

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Since the last issue of The American Postal Worker, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2021 (H.R. 3076 &S. 1720) was introduced in the 117th...

New Research Shows Potential of Postal Banking

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) In the last edition of The American Postal Worker, we noted that the growing momentum for expanded postal banking was meeting increased opposition....

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