It Pays to Be Union! Retroactive Pay and CO LAs in Recent Paychecks

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As this issue goes to press, most APWU members received their retroactive pay in their paychecks dated September 4. This retroactive pay is the...

Starting Strong, Looking Ahead

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)    Happy New Year! It was a great way to end last year when 250 non-supervisory postal workers at the Human Resource Shared Services Center in NC...

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 $...

APWU Retirees Still Fighting for Justice

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The APWU Retirees Department is mourning the sudden loss of Elizabeth “Beth” Bobo (Cramer), Southern APWU Retiree Delegate to the National Convention...

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....

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