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Grand Alliance Holds Congressional Briefing to Defend Public Postal Service

On July 15, A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service held a Congressional briefing at the United States Capitol. The briefing’s three-member panel included APWU President Mark Dimondstein, Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) Associate...

2019 National Officer Election Candidates’ Online Statements Posted

Statements by candidates for national union office are posted on www.apwu.org in accordance with Article 11.3.c.2 of the APWU Constitution. To view the statements click here and follow the log-in instructions for the Members Only section.

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e-Team Report, May 10, 2013

The Postal Service Protection Act Gains Bipartisan Support Postal Losses in Second Quarter Primarily Due to Prefund Mandate Compensatory Time Bill Passes House, Draws Criticism from Obama Administration and Worker Advocates House Bill Takes Aim at...

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...

Doc Fix Prevents Cuts to Medicare Providers for a Year

On Thursday, the House approved a so-called “doc fix” bill that serves as a temporary solution to an ongoing structural problem in the formula used to determine Medicare funding levels. After hours of uncertainty over whether the bill would have...

Arbitrator Rules 'Separation of Casuals' Language in Article 12 Applies Only to Casuals in the Impacted Craft

In a recent National Association of Letter Carriers’ (NALC) national arbitration award, Arbitrator Shyam Das ruled that “[t]he provision in Article 12.5.C.5.a (2) for ‘separation of all casuals’ applies to casuals in the affected or losing craft,...

New Online Tool for OWCP Claims

The Employees’ Compensation Operations and Management Portal (ECOMP) is the newest on-line tool created by the Department of Labor Office of Worker’s Compensation Programs (OWCP) to assist with claims processing and tracking.

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