APWU Retirees Still Fighting for Justice

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ COLA 2020 Is 1.6 percent a fair Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Seniors? It is projected that the average increase in benefits will be $...

USPS Retiree Quarterly Newsletter: "Hit" or "Miss"

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The USPS Retiree Quarterly Newsletter Spring 2019 issue, the first mailed to all USPS retirees, was both a “Hit” and a “Miss.” The “Hit” was...

Tampa Area Retiree Chapter Members Meet with Congressman Charlie Crist

On August 9th, members of the Tampa Area Retiree Chapter were joined by Congressman Charlie Crist in St. Petersburg, FL as they celebrated the anniversaries of Medicare and Social Security. Members asked the Congressman questions regarding drug...

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...

New Social Security Legislation Introduced

On Feb. 13, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced S. 478, the “Expand Social Security Act,” legislation that would expand benefits and add almost 50 years of solvency to the program. Social Security, in its current form, is paying out more money to...

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