APWU Officers and Members Join ‘Occupy Hart’ Sit-In to Stop the Shutdown

On Jan. 23, APWU officers joined together with protestors from the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE), SEIU, and other unions in a sit-in at the Hart Senate office building in...

Stop the Shutdown!

The United States is in the midst of the longest government shutdown – with 800,000 government employees locked out of their jobs. Thousands are currently forced to work without pay. Make no mistake: federal employees’ pay is being held hostage as...

John Dirzius Retires

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  John Dirzius Northeast Region Coordinator John H. Dirzius retired on Dec. 31, 2018. During a labor union career spanning more than four decades...

White House Targets Postal Workers

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  On Dec. 4, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department released the long-awaited report by the White House’s Task Force on the United States Postal...

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