Are Blue Boxes a Thing of the Past?

(This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The familiar blue collection boxes are vanishing from our streets. A recent USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG) audit report charges that the Postal...

2017 APWU Scholarship Winners

The APWU proudly presents the winners of three scholarship programs: The E.C.Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship, Vocational Scholarship, and Best Essay Award for 2016.  Click here to see this year's winners 

The Heritage Foundation: A Think Tank on a Mission to Destroy the Public Postal Service

(This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On paper, the Heritage Foundation looks like an ordinary “think tank,” a group of experts who research public policy ideas and write reports and...

Members in Action

From L-R: President Joe Cogan, Vice-President Bill Martin, Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Legislative & Political Director Daniel Cortez and Director of Associate Offices Verna Mathews. (This article first appeared in the Sept-Oct 2017 issue of the...

Unions Improve the Lives of All Working People

Postal workers know first-hand that union jobs are good jobs. Unions help workers join together and bargain with their employer for better wages, benefits and working conditions. However, unions also stand up for the rights of workers who are not...

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