Spouses Serving in the Shadows

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  U.S. servicemembers who experience traumatic events during military service are commonly diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...

Blue Water

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  In June, the Blue Water Veterans Act unanimously passed in the Senate. If signed by President Trump, the law will take effect at the start of 2020....

The Role of Industrial Relations

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)    You spend much of your time at work. You interact with co-workers, managers and the public. During the course of your employment, you build...

New Law Streamlines Claims and Appeals

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)  Last month, the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 finally went into effect after having been signed into law on Aug. 23,...

Wounded Warrior Leave

Consistent with the requirements of the Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015, the Postal Service allows veteran employees who meet the eligibility requirements to take Wounded Warrior Leave. This is a specific type of leave, which provides...

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