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John R. Smith, First Retirees Director, Passes Away

John R. Smith, former Retirees Department Director, passed away Jan. 11, at the age of 91. Brother Smith (known by most as “JR”) was the first ever director of the Retirees Department. At the time of his retirement from the APWU on May 7, 2005,...

Over 400,000 People Demand a Postmaster General Who Supports the Public Postal Service

On Jan. 6, APWU national officers, fellow union members, organizers and activists, many from organizations in A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (Grand Alliance), gathered at USPS Headquarters to demand the Postal Board of Governors...

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Installation of National Officers Brings Message of Unity

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)    The night’s theme was “Moving Forward Together” and the ceremony was presided over by APWU Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth “Liz” Powell. The...

Implementing Commercial Crime Policy Bond Coverage

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Local union bonding is required by (1) the Constitution, and (2) the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA). Under the LMRDA,...

The APWU, Still Fighting for the Rights and Wages We Deserve

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  I must start by telling all of you thank you. You, the members of this great union, let your voices be heard and elected me to a second term as...

The Real "Norma Rae" Still Lives!

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) 

People Power in 2020

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  There is another very important election ahead: the 2020 Federal Election. We need to be ready to not only vote for candidates who support...

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