Congress Approves FERS Sick-Leave Credit

At long last! After a protracted campaign, postal and federal workers who retire under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) will receive credit for sick leave when they retire. 

FERS Sick-Leave Credit Included In Defense Authorization Bill

The campaign to win sick-leave credit for workers who retire under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) got a big boost this week when it was included in a compromise version of the 2010 Defense Authorization bill.

Retirees to Get Big Cost-of-Living Raise

Postal and federal workers who retired under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) will soon receive the largest cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in more than 25 years, and the COLA for the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) is its...

In Historic Speech, NALC's Young Emphasizes 'Need to Work Together'

President Bill Young stands with President Bill Burrus. In an inspiring speech that brought rank-and-file members of APWU crafts to their feet several times, National Association of Letter Carriers President Bill Young gave an emphatic call for...

COLA Increase Will Be Highest in History

Thanks to a cost-of-living adjustment that will be the highest in APWU-bargaining history, postal workers represented by the union will be receiving an annual raise of $1,477 at the end of the month.  The increase is the result of the Consumer Price...