Disability Rates of Veterans with Dependents

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Although most veterans are aware that they are entitled to compensation for their service-connected disability, many are unaware that the amount...

Employees to See Pay Raise

Under the new 2018 – 2021 National Agreement, employees will receive four retroactive pay raises. The current rates went into effect on February 29, 2020 and will be reflected for the first time in earnings for Pay Period 09-2020. Pay Period 09...

New Pay Scales Available

The 2018-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement interest arbitration award, issued March 10, 2020, granted three general wage increases and retained Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs).  

APWU Again Preserves Pay Increases and Job Security

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) We have a new contract! With Arbitrator Goldberg’s award in early March 2020, our collective bargaining agreement is now set.

From PSE to Full-Time Career: Retirement Buy Back

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  On May 2, the Federal Retirement Fairness Act was introduced by Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA-06) and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK-04). If signed into law, H.R....