Informal Discussions on Early-Outs, Incentives

The APWU has engaged in informal conversations with the Postal Service about financial incentives for retirements and separations, but no official offers have been made or discussed, union President Cliff Guffey reports.

Second Early Out Payment Scheduled for Oct. 29

Former postal employees who retired or separated from the Postal Service in 2009 as part of the negotiated Early Out Incentive agreement are entitled to receive an additional $5,000, tentatively scheduled for Oct. 29, 2010.

Q & A Center Now Available for Retirees

Retirement decisions are among the most important — and daunting — that members can make. Now, navigating the paperwork and understanding retirement plans is easier, thanks to the APWU Q & A Center.

Early-Retirement Info Wrong, Burrus Tells Postal Service

APWU President William Burrus has notified the Postal Service of significant errors in information the USPS provided to employees eligible for Voluntary Early Retirement (VER), and has requested management’s “immediate attention to these matters” so...

Burrus to Maintenance, Motor Vehicle Employees: Don't Go!

With news that the Postal Service will offer Voluntary Early Retirement (VER) to Motor Vehicle Services and Maintenance Craft employees — except Electronic Technicians — APWU President William Burrus is reiterating his advice to union members: DON’T...