Human Relations Department Moving Forward

The 26th Biennial Convention was very inspiring and it was a pleasure to see all of those who came out to exercise their constitutional right to a voice and vote, collectively participating in this democracy. The delegates’ votes dictate to the APWU...

Negotiations Still Ongoing As Clock is Stopped

(This article first appeared in the November/December issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On September 20, 2021, the Collective Bargaining Agreement was set to expire at midnight. As the deadline approached, the Core Negotiating Committee...

Now It Is Easier to File FECA COVID Claims

The recently signed American Rescue Plan of 2021 makes it easier to file Federal Employee Compensation Act (FECA) claims for COVID-19. The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) wants federal and postal employees to know that anyone who is...

APWU Advocates for Prioritization of Postal Workers in National COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On January 20, following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, the APWU got to work pushing for the new...

What's Up Doc?

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Postal employees who are injured on the job have the right to select their treating physician. Under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (...

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