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USPS Receives COVID-19 Financial Relief Following Success of #SaveThePostOffice Campaign

APWU members and our allies won an important victory in our fight to save the Post Office as the US Treasury Department last week released $8.648 billion to the USPS for COVID-19-related postal operating expenses and losses. The money came from a $...

Clerk Craft Prepares for National Negotiations

The APWU will begin negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in June. The current CBA is set to expire on September 20, 2021. As such, the Clerk Craft officers have begun preparing for negotiations on issues related to our craft...

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Vaccination Health

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Vaccines are part of a plan for overall optimum health. Unlike most medicines, which treat or cure diseases, vaccines can prevent them. A vaccine...

COVID-19 Vaccination and You

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) People have questions and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine. While this article provides a few of the most commonly asked questions and answers, the...

Alleviating Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on postal employees. Many are working longer hours with a reduced workforce and are required to...

It Pays to Be Union

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On January 22, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its annual Union Membership Report. These figures are not based upon unionized postal employees...

Using the JCIM to Settle Disputes

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Finalizing all the documentation around a contract is a long process. For the 2018-2021 contract, the APWU and the USPS first had to agree on the...

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