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50,000 United Auto Workers (UAW) Members on Strike Against General Motors

APWU President Mark Dimondstein calls on all APWU locals, state organizations, retiree and auxiliary chapters and members to support our brother and sister GM workers in their strike for job security and equal pay. 

Interest Arbitration Next Session - APWU Rank and File Witness Panels

During the next session of interest arbitration (Sept. 24-26), postal workers from the workroom floor will serve as key witnesses in front of the arbitration panel. “We always knew that interest arbitration was a possibility and have been preparing...

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2019 Scholarship Winners

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The APWU proudly presents the winners of three scholarship programs: the E.C. Hallbeck Memorial Scholarship, the Vocational Scholarship and the...

Why the High Cost of Prescription Drugs?

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Americans are not able to negotiate over the price of prescription drugs for several reasons. First, laws passed by Congress forbid the...

USPS Retiree Quarterly Newsletter: "Hit" or "Miss"

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The USPS Retiree Quarterly Newsletter Spring 2019 issue, the first mailed to all USPS retirees, was both a “Hit” and a “Miss.” The “Hit” was...

Return to Work Responsibility

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  To help injured employees return to suitable employment, the Postal Service may request medical progress reports. Form CA-17 is generally used...

Spouses Serving in the Shadows

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  U.S. servicemembers who experience traumatic events during military service are commonly diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...

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