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Briefing: Why We Need the Postal Service

Legislative & Political Director Judy Beard appeared on a panel convened by the Institute for Policy Studies. The group explained why we need to save the Postal Service from this immediate threat — and support innovations like postal banking...

Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell Honored with Shirley Chisholm Breakthrough Leader Award

On July 30, Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell was honored with the 2020 Shirley Chisholm Breakthrough Leader Award, named after the “unbought and unbossed” 1972 presidential candidate. The award was presented as part of The Summit for Civil...

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Building Self-Esteem

Of all the judgment calls we make, none are as important as the ones we make about ourselves. Low self-esteem can lead to a wide range of personal problems, often masking what is truly wrong, and resulting in underachievement, fear of commitment,...

Award on Obligation to Notify APWU of Withdrawal of CFR Revision

Arbitrator Linda Byars sustained the union's position that in order to make moot the union's appeal to arbitration of a proposed revision to a regulation which the Postal Service does not intend to implement, the Service is required to notify the...

e-Team Report, Jan. 19, 2013

The Approaching Postal Cliff Ed Schultz and Rep. Gerry Connolly Shine a Spotlight on the Postal War on Workers PRC Cautions Against Board of Governors Accelerated Plans  Presidential Inauguration and MLK Day of Service

Trampling on Veterans' Rights

A recent regional Merit Systems Protection Board decision rejected the appeal of an APWU veteran who had been involuntarily demoted to a lower grade. "Appellant may well be performing lower-graded duties," the board ruled, "but, absent an official...

Aging Baby Boomers Expected to Almost Double Nation’s Senior Population

Two newly released reports from the U.S. Census Bureau project that the 65-and-older population in the United States will nearly double by 2050. That segment of the population is expected to jump from 43.1 million in 2012 to 83.7 million in 2050....

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