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Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee holds Hearing on Oversight of the USPS

April 16, 2024
On 4/16, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing to conduct oversight of the USPS. The purpose of the hearing, as stated by Committee Chaiman Senator Gary Peters office

Grievance Moratorium will be in Effect Due to 2024 National Convention

April 11, 2024
The APWU and the Postal Service have agreed to a moratorium on grievances, disciplinary actions and arbitration hearings at the national, regional, state and local levels from July 8 through July 22, 2024, due to the 2024 APWU Biennial Convention,...

Network Modernization - Local Transportation Optimization

March 19, 2024
As part of the Postmaster General’s Delivering for America (DFA) "network modernization" plan, the Postal Service is now implementing a new transportation plan, referred to as Local Transportation Optimization (LTO).

Labor History: APWU Helped Usher in the End of Apartheid in South Africa

March 19, 2024
This month in Labor History, we look back at Apartheid in South Africa and the role APWU played in helping South Africans cast their first-ever votes in the 1994 elections:

The Benefits of "Being Union"

March 19, 2024
“Being union” is understanding that we, the workers, band together to stand up to our employer and demand safe working conditions, livable wages, and work-hour guarantees. It’s about combining our forces to deal with a quasi-government corporation.

Federal Retirement Fairness Act Reintroduced!

March 19, 2024
Legislative Director Judy Beard summarizes the reintroduced Federal Retirement Fairness Act (H.R. 5995), advertises the Legislative events at the upcoming APWU National Convention, and provides a resource for finding2024 Election Information.

Interview: How Postal Banking Makes a Difference Around the World

March 19, 2024
The American Postal Worker recently spoke with Cornelia Berger, the Head of Post and Logistics for Uni Global Union, about the role postal banking plays in other countries.