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APWU National Officer Election Results Certified

The official results of the APWU Election of National Officers have been tabulated and were certified by the American Arbitration Association on Oct. 12. A summary will be published in the November-December issue of The American Postal Worker. The...

House Representative Elijah Cummings, Champion for Postal Workers, Dies at 68

The American Postal Workers Union joins the country in mourning the death of Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD-7), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The Oversight and Government Reform Committee is the main...

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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)...

Burnout: Signs, Symptoms, and Prevention

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Burnout is a state of emotional and physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. People affected feel hopeless, powerless,...

On the Oregon Trail

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Notice I didn’t say “organizing” trail although in this instance it is one and the same. I am just back from a trip to the Beaver State during...

Success During Summer Session

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  H.R. 2382 Obtains Majority of Cosponsors The USPS Fairness Act, H.R. 2382, reached a bi-partisan majority of cosponsors on Aug. 16. If signed...

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