Message from President Dimondstein for VER Eligible Members

President Mark Dimondstein has a message for the APWU members eligible for the Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) announced by the USPS earlier this month.  

Voluntary Early Retirement Has Potential Side Effects

The Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) recently announced for eligible Clerk Craft employees by the USPS has generated many questions. Members are asking, “Should I accept early-out retirement?” It is not the place of the National APWU to give advice...

WARNING! Voluntary Early Retirement has Potential Side Effects

The Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) recently announced for eligible Clerk Craft employees by the Postal Service has generated many questions from the members of the APWU... It is not the place of the national APWU to give advice on whether to...

USPS Announces Voluntary Early Out Retirement (VERA)

Today, January 4, 2018, the APWU was notified by letter that the USPS is offering voluntary early out retirement (VERA) for eligible clerk craft employees. This letter was received with no advance notification to the union or negotiations with the...

Questions & Answers about May 23 Retirement Incentive Payment

The APWU-negotiated Retirement Incentive Agreement signed on Sept. 28, 2012, awarded eligible employees two lump-sum payments totaling $15,000. The first installment of $10,000 (minus applicable taxes) was distributed on May 24, 2013. The final...

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