Alex Acosta to resign as Secretary of Labor

Alex Acosta has announced his resignation as Secretary of Labor. Four months ago, the APWU Executive Board called on Acosta to resign for his conduct in 2007 while working as a U.S. Attorney in Miami, when he brokered an unlawful plea bargain with...

What are the Requirements to Remain as a Chartered Local?

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell Under the provisions of Article 16.4 of the APWU Constitution, the Secretary-Treasurer’s Department must notify...

Department of Labor Changes Rules for Annual LM Reports

This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) All APWU local and state unions that receive dues rebates (DCO checks) from the national union must file an annual financial report with the...

Members’ Bill of Rights Strengthens Our Union

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Under federal law, every member of a labor organization must have an equal right to nominate candidates; vote in elections, and attend and participate...

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