Starting a Small Business

Starting a business is an exciting proposition, but it’s also an incredibly challenging undertaking.

APWU’s Retirees Director Retires

John R. Smith, director of the APWU Retirees Department since its creation in 1993, retired May 7. Replacing him will be Douglas C. Holbrook, the union’s secretary-treasurer from 1981 to 1998, APWU President William Burrus announced.

A Preventable Cancer

September is “Gynecological Cancer Awareness Month,” and women are strongly urged to get screened for the human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the cause of virtually all cervical cancer, and which can be prevented.

An Opportunity to Earn a Degree

Because so much of the work can be done online, union members, officers, retirees, and staff can earn Bachelor of Arts degrees (B.A.), from the National Labor College (NLC) while continuing to hold full-time jobs, virtually anywhere.

Sexual Harassment

In Fiscal Year 2008, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received approximately 14,000 charges of sexual harassment; nearly 12,000 were resolved. Victims received more than $47 million in damages, with some aggrieved individuals obtaining...