Legislation Calls to Repeal Prefunding Mandate

On Monday, Apr. 29, members of Congress introduced H.R. 2382, the USPS Fairness Act. This legislation would repeal, in full, the onerous prefunding of retiree health care benefits mandate Congress put in place in 2006. The mandate requires the...

Kathy Danek Retires as APWU Auxiliary President

This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  At the beginning of the year, Kathy Danek retired as APWU Auxilary President, a position she has served in since 2012. When Kathy Danek’s husband...

What's to Come in Interest Arbitration

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman  Our efforts to reach a new contract are now entering the next phases of mediation and interest...

What are the Requirements to Remain as a Chartered Local?

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell Under the provisions of Article 16.4 of the APWU Constitution, the Secretary-Treasurer’s Department must notify...

Arbitration Advocacy Training 2019

The APWU Arbitration Advocacy Training program will be Sunday, June 2 - Sunday, June 9. It is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the techniques needed to effectively prepare a case for arbitration. Students must be present for the entire...

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