Resolution: Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories

The APWU National Executive Board adopted a resolution to honor the women of the APWU throughout March, in honor of Women's History Month, recognizing the critical role women have played in the labor movement.

Looking Back: This Time in Our Labor History - Martin Luther King Jr.

On Monday, we observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day federal holiday, honoring one of our nation's all-time great civil and workers’ rights leaders. But winning the holiday to recognize King’s legacy was a struggle in itself.

The Real "Norma Rae" Still Lives!

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) 

Fighting for Workplace Safety

(This article first appeared in the May-June 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Before passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in December 1970, millions of Americans risked their lives every time they reported for duty –...

The Great 1970 Mail Strike that Stunned the Country

(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)  In March of 1970, the United States had been in a financial and commerce standstill for two weeks. Tired of poor working conditions and low pay,...