APWU POWER: The Women’s Committee within APWU

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ APWU POWER, Post Office Women for Equal Rights, the women’s committee within the American Postal Workers Union, was founded in St. Louis, Missouri on...

Fighting for our Sick Leave Benefits

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  I believe that many postal employees take for granted the benefits they are afforded through the efforts of their union. Postal employees have the...

A Fair Day's Wages

(This article first appeared in the May/June 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  A Fair Day’s Wages for a Fair Day’s Work is an objective of the labor movement – trade unions and other workers groups – to increase pay and adopt...

Fighting Back Against Outrageous Demands

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The next two stages in the battle to achieve a good new union contract are mediation (currently underway and projected to last 45 days) followed by...

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Research & Education Department Director Joyce B. Robinson Because women earn less than men, they must work longer for the same amount of pay...

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