IT-AS Members Ratify New Contract

APWU members in the IT-Accounting Services Centers (AS) ratified a new Collective Bargaining Agreement by a vote of 592 to 38 in voting that ended Aug. 7, Support Services Director Steve Brooks has announced. The new agreement, which covers...

APWU, USPS Reach Tentative Agreement for IT/AS Employees

The APWU and USPS have reached a tentative agreement on a contract for employees in the IT and Accounting Services (AS) units. Union members will have the opportunity to vote to ratify or reject the agreement. Details of the ratification process are...

Future Postal, Federal Workers To Pay More for Retirement Benefits

A proposed budget deal announced late on Dec. 10 would require postal and federal workers hired after Dec. 31, 2013, to pay more toward their retirement benefits.

Retiree COLAs Set at 1.5%

The Social Security Administration has announced a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of 1.5 percent for federal and postal retirees. The increase will be reflected in the January 2014 annuity and will apply to retirees covered by both the Civil...

$937 Cost-of-Living Raise Set for September

Career APWU members will receive a $937 annual increase in pay in September, APWU President Cliff Guffey has announced. “This substantial raise is the result of the 2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement, which preserved cost-of-living...

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