Social Security, IRS, DEA, OPM are not calling you!

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) These are Scams – Fraud Calls. When you receive a “cold call” from one of these federal agencies, it is a fraud call. A “cold call” is an unsolicited...

H.R. 2382 Passes the House!

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Last month, the USPS Fairness Act passed the House of Representatives. This was the critical first step in repealing the pre-funding mandate that has...

It’s an Election Year – and Vote by Mail is on the Ballot

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) 2020 is an election year. While much of the country’s political attention span is consumed by the presidential primary, there is another important...

From PSE to Full-Time Career: Retirement Buy Back

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  On May 2, the Federal Retirement Fairness Act was introduced by Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA-06) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK-04). If signed into law, H.R....

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...

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