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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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Postal Service Ranked as Most Essential Company During COVID-19 Pandemic

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On June 12, the Harris Poll released “The Harris Poll Essential 100,” a report that ranked companies based on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic...

Our Government Should Be “For the People”

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) “Government of the people, by the people, for the people” are the words Abraham Lincoln spoke in his famous Gettysburg Address. Those words describe...

President Dimondstein Testifies Before Congress About Vote By Mail

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On June 11, President Dimondstein testified before a congressional hearing of the Committee on House Administration on Voting Rights and Election...

Conducting Union Business During COVID-19

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As we navigate working through the various circumstances COVID-19 has placed upon all of us, finding and utilizing acceptable resources that will...

APWU and USPS Enter into Step 4 Settlement Agreements

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On May 15, the APWU entered into two separate Step 4 Settlement Agreements with the Postal Service, regarding the Intrastate DOT physical requirement...

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