Extend Tax Cuts for Americans Making Less Than $250,000

APWU President Cliff Guffey is calling on union members to send a message to Congress: Extend the tax cuts for Americans making less than $250,000 per year and oppose any efforts to cut Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid benefits.

‘We’re Already Paying,’ Federal, Postal Worker Groups Remind Congress

The APWU and a broad coalition of postal and government employee organizations is urging Congress not to extract additional budget savings from the pockets of public workers and retirees as it attempts to avoid an impasse over “fiscal cliff” issues.

House Passes Bill to Fire Tax-Delinquent Federal, Postal Workers

The House of Representatives passed a bill on July 31 that could cost federal and postal workers their jobs if they are behind in paying their federal taxes.

Phased Retirement Approved For Postal, Federal Employees

A recent highway funding law contains a provision of special interest to postal and federal employees: The legislation authorizes federal agencies to allow full-time retirement-eligible employees to opt for “phased retirement.”

GOP Votes Pay Cut For Postal, Federal Workers

The House of Representatives voted for a 5 percent cut in postal and federal workers’ pay on May 10 by approving an increase in employees' pension contributions.