Recognizing Drug Abuse & Addiction

Drug abuse is a prevalent problem in our society. It involves the repeated and excessive use of chemical substances to achieve a certain effect. These substances may be “illicit” drugs, such as heroin or cocaine, or they can be prescription drugs,...

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Celebrate Women's History Month

In 1908, labor unions and women's groups all over the world joined forces to recognize the accomplishments of the women who fought to end child labor and in support of the right of women to vote. International Women's Day has been celebrated ever...

APWU’s Retirees Director Retires

John R. Smith, director of the APWU Retirees Department since its creation in 1993, retired May 7. Replacing him will be Douglas C. Holbrook, the union’s secretary-treasurer from 1981 to 1998, APWU President William Burrus announced.

‘Disability’ Applications

It’s unfortunate when anyone has to retire early because of a disability. But many do, and we feel strongly that APWU members eligible for disability benefits should be fully informed about the rules before they file for disability retirement.

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