In Historic Speech, NALC's Young Emphasizes 'Need to Work Together'

President Bill Young stands with President Bill Burrus. In an inspiring speech that brought rank-and-file members of APWU crafts to their feet several times, National Association of Letter Carriers President Bill Young gave an emphatic call for...

COLA Increase Will Be Highest in History

Thanks to a cost-of-living adjustment that will be the highest in APWU-bargaining history, postal workers represented by the union will be receiving an annual raise of $1,477 at the end of the month.  The increase is the result of the Consumer Price...

Retirees COLAs Reflected In January Checks

Cost-of-Living Adjustments for retirees, which took effect Dec. 1, 2007, will be reflected in annuity payments dated Jan. 2, 2008.  CSRS (Civil Service Retirement System) annuitants who have received benefits for at least a year received an increase...

COLA Raise Shows Value of a Union Contract

The $686 salary increase that will be reflected in APWU members’ paychecks Sept. 21 demonstrates the ongoing value of the union contract, said APWU President William Burrus. “With the one-level upgrade for all APWU-represented positions in February...

Latest CPI Rise Will Yield $686 Annual Increase

Even with the Consumer Price Index falling slightly in July, the latest Cost-Of-Living Adjustment under the National Agreement will give APWU-craft employees an annual raise of $686.  July was the last month of the second six-month COLA measuring...

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