Blue Water

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  In June, the Blue Water Veterans Act unanimously passed in the Senate. If signed by President Trump, the law will take effect at the start of 2020....

Stress Claims

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) If you are feeling stressed, you are not alone. It is estimated that 8 in 10 Americans feel stress in their daily lives. Numerous studies indicate job...

OIG Agrees with APWU, Postal Service Building Maintenance is Unsatisfactory

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The Postal Service is adamant in their attempts to reduce the maintenance of postal buildings and building equipment across the country. On May 6,...

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...

The Role of Industrial Relations

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)    You spend much of your time at work. You interact with co-workers, managers and the public. During the course of your employment, you build...

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