New Year, New Beginnings!

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As we begin anew from an unprecedented year, it has not been easy. However, we do so filled with varied emotions. Sadness for the loss of family...

President Biden Selects Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for Department of Labor Secretary Marty Walsh

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On January 7, news outlets reported that Boston Mayor Marty Walsh was then President-elect Biden’s pick to lead the Department of Labor. Walsh,...

How COVID-19 is Affecting Union Elections

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) COVID-19 has impacted APWU’s local and state elections, which were scheduled to take place throughout the months of the pandemic. As a result,...

Treasurer Responsibilities During COVID-19

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on many aspects of our everyday lives and we are collectively adjusting to what appears to be our new norm. Not only will...

Keeping Control of Local Finances

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) One of the ways locals can ensure compliance with the Department of Labor (DOL) and safeguard union assets by promoting transparency and...

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