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National APWU Encourages Continued COVID-19 Safety Diligence

Over recent weeks, the United States has experienced a rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country. According to the Washington Post, since Saturday, October 10, more than 20 states have recorded record highs in their seven-day average of...

Social Security Announces 1.3 Percent Benefit Increase for 2021

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin...

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Dispute Over Time Spent Undergoing Medical Evaluation Appealed to Arbitration

The APWU has appealed to national-level arbitration a dispute over compensation to employees for all time spent undergoing medical evaluation or examinations at the employer's request, including travel expenses.

e-Team Report, July 22, 2011

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Comes Out in Support of Issa's H.R. 2309 Multiple Bills in Both House and Senate look to Overhaul Postal Service A Quick Question and Answer with Postmaster Donahoe Another Step Toward Victories in Ohio...

Reasonable Accommodation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

As part of negotiations for the union's 2006-2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement with the US Postal Service, the APWU has negotiated a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) regarding Reasonable Accommodation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Stand Up for Your Rights

The lyrics from the famous tune by Bob Marley sum it all up: Get up, Stand up, Stand up for your rights! We must adopt these words as our marching orders if we are going to save the USPS from postal managers, members of Congress and the Wall Street...

No Change in USPS Attitudes

The old adage, “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” definitely applies to USPS managers.