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‘Gaining Strength from Our Past, to Fight for Our Future!’

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

Fighting Forward

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The following are excerpts from President Dimondstein’s installation speech given on Oct. 31, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV: I am deeply honored to be...

Stay Informed About Your Union

The Postal Service’s Credibility Deficit

The decision by Postmaster General Patrick Donohoe to accelerate the consolidation of more than 70 mail processing plants that were originally scheduled for 2014 underscores the urgency of our struggle to get Congress to pass legislation that...

Tool List Dispute Settlement

Motor Vehicle officers settled a dispute with management on Nov. 3, 2011 [PDF], concerning the new tool list.  While the new list reduces the total number of tools, many of the eliminated tools were antiquated and rarely used.  The settlement...

Staying Active, Organized

What are APWU retirees doing these days? Retirement is a lustrous and valuable two-sided coin. It is a stage on which to enjoy the liberties of free time and leisure, of relaxation and pleasure. Retirees are seizing the day! They are joining book...

Dispute Filed Over Automatic Recertification Requirement for FMLA-Covered Condition

The APWU has filed a national-level dispute over the Postal Service's practice of requiring employees to automatically provide new medical certification (recertification) for a serious health condition with the first absence in a new leave year,...

Advance Directives Speak for You When You Can't Speak for Yourself

Less than 25 percent of Americans have expressed their thoughts in writing about how they want to be cared for at the end of their lives. Although most people avoid the subject, it's important to have an "Advance Directive" to ensure that your...

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