Puerto Rico Governor Resigns Following Massive Protests

On Tuesday, July 23 an estimated 500,000 people filled the streets of Puerto Rico’s capital San Juan, demanding the immediate resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló. The protest was one of, if not the, largest demonstration in the Commonwealth of...

What to Know About Pregnancy Discrimination

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Pregnancy discrimination in the workplace is when an employer treats an employee or job applicant unfavorably because of pregnancy, childbirth, or...

APWU POWER: The Women’s Committee within APWU

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ APWU POWER, Post Office Women for Equal Rights, the women’s committee within the American Postal Workers Union, was founded in St. Louis, Missouri on...

A Woman For All Seasons

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Retirees Department Director Nancy Olumekor Dedicated APWU unionist Eleanor G. Bailey passed away on December 12, 2018 at the age of 87. Over the...

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Research & Education Department Director Joyce B. Robinson Because women earn less than men, they must work longer for the same amount of pay...

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