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APWU officers, retirees rally for the Social Security Fairness Act in the Nation’s Capital

September 20, 2023
On Sept.13, 2023, APWU national officers, members, and retirees attended a rally during the National WEP/GPO Repeal Task Force Advocacy Summit on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The rally was held in support of the Social Security Fairness Act (H.R...

APWU Members Paint a Stark Picture of Toxic Workplaces

September 20, 2023
An APWU workplace survey of more than ten thousand APWU members has painted a stark picture of hostile work environments, low morale, and understaffing, overseen by poorly trained, ineffective, and disrespectful managers.

Capitol Hill Event Puts Focus on Older Unemployed Workers

On Thursday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveiled a new proposal to overhaul federal anti-poverty programs and shift more control to individual states. Under Ryan’s plan, most of the federal government’s anti-poverty programs, including food stamps and...

USPS Publishes New Drug And Alcohol Testing Policy

In July, the Postal Service finally published a new Drug and Alcohol Testing policy that requires management to offer a Last Chance Agreement to employees who fail a drug test for the first time. The new policy became effective Dec. 31, 2009.

DOT Tractor-Trailer Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy

USPS employees who operate tractor-trailers and 7-ton and 9-ton trucks, as well as mechanics who repair them, fall under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation(DOT) regarding drug and alcohol testing, in accordance with regulations...

Retirement Considerations

Are you considering retirement? If so, please review and consider 10 of the most commonly made retirement mistakes: