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National APWU Encourages Continued COVID-19 Safety Diligence

Over recent weeks, the United States has experienced a rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country. According to the Washington Post, since Saturday, October 10, more than 20 states have recorded record highs in their seven-day average of...

Social Security Announces 1.3 Percent Benefit Increase for 2021

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin...

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National Award on Validity of Step 2 Decision After Progression to Step 3

In a national-level award over the validity of a USPS Step 2 grievance decision letter issued after the grievance has progressed to Step 3, Arbitrator Dana Eischen sustained the Mail Handler Union's position that the decision letter has no validity...

Beware of Candidates' Misleading Appeals

The Nov. 4 midterm elections are quickly approaching. Our vote is critical and can affect the outcome of the election. Don’t be fooled by candidates with attractive campaign literature and broad statements painting themselves as a savior to seniors...

For FECA Employees:

The percentage increase in the December CPI-W index from year to year determines the FECA COLA increase. The 2014 FECA COLA will be 1.5% effective  March 2014.

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Senator Labels Financial Condition of Postal Service as “Dire” Rights of Postal Workers on Their Own Time Justice Department – Recess Appointments to NLRB Deemed Legal The Future of Healthcare and the 2012 Election

Updated list of 8,000 HCR Routes for Possible Conversion to PVS Routes

The USPS recently provided the APWU with a list of approximately 8,000 HCRs (Highway Contract Routes) for review.  Unfortunately, management did not mark or identify what was new versus what was sent in a list of 4,000 HCRs that was provided to the...