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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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Message from the President: Stop the USPS Sell-Off & Say NO to a Privatizer Postmaster General!

Postmaster General Megan Brennan has announced her departure as PMG effective Jan. 2020. The PMG has wide powers to shape the misison and service of the USPS. The PMG will be selected by the Postal Board of Governors. Call on them to appoint a PMG...

URGENT: We’ve Reached the House, Now Let’s Take the Senate!

This week, Senators Steve Daines (R-MT) and Bryan Schatz (D-HI) introduced Senate Bill 2965. This legislation reads identical to its’ companion bill in the House (H.R. 2382), which will repeal the pre-funding mandate put into place with the 2006...

Joining the APWU Just Got Easier

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Organizing is a daily responsibility that should be shared by everyone. These days it seems as if most everyone has a mobile device of some...

Fighting Forward

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The following are excerpts from President Dimondstein’s installation speech given on Oct. 31, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV: I am deeply honored to be...

How to Support Someone You Know Who Is Misusing Opioids

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) ​ Editor’s Note: This article is a reprint of an article produced by Beacon Health Options, Inc. written by Beth Landau. It has been cut for...

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