Briefing: Why We Need the Postal Service

Legislative & Political Director Judy Beard appeared on a panel convened by the Institute for Policy Studies. The group explained why we need to save the Postal Service from this immediate threat — and support innovations like postal banking...

APWU members make almost 30,000 calls to Congress

On Thursday, July 23, APWU members and our allies made an incredible 28,156 calls to the senate. That’s a phone call every three seconds! 

Message to Members from APWU National Executive Board In Response to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s Destructive Policy Changes

The Postal Reorganization Act of 1970 is clear: “The United States Postal Service shall be operated as a basic fundamental service provided to the people by the Government of the United States, authorized by the Constitution, created by Act of...

Postal Service Emergency Assistance Act, S. 4174

On July 2nd, Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Diane Feinstein (D-CA) introduced the Postal Service Emergency Assistance Act, S. 4174.  This legislation would create a $25 billion fund for the Postal Service to recoup COVID related losses and...

Conducting Union Business During COVID-19

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As we navigate working through the various circumstances COVID-19 has placed upon all of us, finding and utilizing acceptable resources that will...

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