Solidarity and Support to Victims of Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida, a Category 4 hurricane, touched down this past weekend, resulting in intense flooding & damage. On Aug. 30, President Biden approved a major disaster declaration for Louisiana. More than 5,000 members of the National Guard have...

Surviving a Hurricane or an Earthquake

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As I write this article, many APWU members are still recovering from the effects of this year’s devastating weather. My prayers go out to my APWU...

Union Plus Offers Help to Those Impacted by the Severe Winter Storms in Texas

If you are a union member who participates in certain Union Plus programs and have been affected by the severe storms in Texas, you may be eligible for financial assistance through the Union Plus Disaster Relief Grant program.*1  Union Plus Disaster...

Saving the Postal Employees’ Relief Fund

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Human Relations Director Sue Carney Your donations are needed to sustain the Postal Employees’ Relief Fund (PERF). PERF is a nonprofit...

As Wildfires Blaze Across California, Postal Workers Stand Together to Get the Job Done

Wildfires burned across California for days. Photo courtesy of Army National Guard/Capt. Will Martin Flickr/CC (This article first appeared in the January-February 2018 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Devastating natural disasters...

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