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John R. Smith, First Retirees Director, Passes Away

John R. Smith, former Retirees Department Director, passed away Jan. 11, at the age of 91. Brother Smith (known by most as “JR”) was the first ever director of the Retirees Department. At the time of his retirement from the APWU on May 7, 2005,...

Over 400,000 People Demand a Postmaster General Who Supports the Public Postal Service

On Jan. 6, APWU national officers, fellow union members, organizers and activists, many from organizations in A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (Grand Alliance), gathered at USPS Headquarters to demand the Postal Board of Governors...

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USPS Partners With Align Networks

The Postal Service has notified [PDF] the APWU that it has established a relationship with Align Networks to provide physical therapy services for employees with work related injuries and illnesses. APWU strongly discourages member participation.

APWU Members Ratify New Contract

APWU members approved a new contract may 11, with more than 75 percent of those casting ballots in favor of ratification. The final tally was 69,451 to 22,351 in voting that ended May 10. The agreement will expire May 20, 2015.

Donations Desperately Needed To Provide Assistance

Donations to the Postal Employees’ Relief Fund (PERF) are desperately needed to provide assistance to postal families who have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy and other disasters that occurred this past year.

Settlement Rescinds EEO Complaint Processing Handbook

The APWU and the Postal Service agreed recently in a pre-arbitration settlement that management shall rescind the EEO Complaint Processing Handbook (EL-603). 

Postal Workers: Now is the Time to Get Involved!

For many years most of our membership has left too much of the fighting for jobs, better wages and our rights and benefits to stewards and officers. It’s not enough. We all have to do more. Times have changed. We have fought off privatization for...

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