APWU Update For CSRS, FERS, and Social Security

For Employees Covered by the National Agreement In June 2015 the CPI-W unadjusted Index (1967=100) rose to 696.431 after falling for five of the last nine months.  No additional COLAs are due under the 2010 National Agreement.  Future COLAs will...

Retiree COLAs Set at 1.7%

The Social Security Administration has announced a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of 1.7 percent for the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS). The increase will be reflected in January 2015 annuity...

APWU Retirees Rock

Many APWU members ask, “What do I do once I retire?” It is, of course, a personal choice. However, I have a suggestion: Become a union activist. Many of our members understand the importance of staying involved with the union and keeping up with...

Consolidation Battle Takes Shape

The four postal unions are standing together at the national, state and local level to fight the Postmaster General’s plans to again slash the mail processing network, beginning in January. Eighty-two facilities are slated for closure, and service...

COLA Increase

Career employees represented by the APWU will receive a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of $686 per year in September 2014, in accordance with the 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement. The raise is the result of an increase in the consumer...

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