Security Breach at OPM

(This article first appeared in the September-October 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) As the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) faces inquiries, criticism and lawsuits regarding its recent data breaches, the APWU remains...

OPM Announces Second Major Security Breach

The recent announcement by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) of a second major breach of data on “current and former employees of the federal government whose records OPM manages” could affect many APWU members, said Retirees Department...

Postal Retirees May be Affected by OPM Data Breach

Postal retirees may be among those affected by a breach in the computer system of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Retirees Department Director Judy Beard reports. OPM announced June 4 that the records of 4 million current and former...

APWU, Sister Postal Unions Win Right to Bargain Over Cyber Intrusions

In a precedent-setting agreement approved by the National Labor Relations Board, the APWU and its sister postal unions won the right to bargain with the Postal Service over a massive data security breach that took place in 2014. The historic May 19...

NLRB Slams Postal Service For Failure to Bargain over Employee Data Breach

In a first-of-its-kind complaint, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has cited the Postal Service for failing to bargain with the APWU over last year’s massive data security breach. The incident, which was revealed to the union and employees...

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