About the Research and Education Department

The APWU Research & Education Department coordinates the union’s research and educational programs, and serves as a clearinghouse for information on labor studies. 

Burnout: Signs, Symptons, and Prevention

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

Burnout is a state of emotional and physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. People affected feel hopeless, powerless, emotionally exhausted, unable to cope, tired and down, and do not have enough energy. The unhappiness burnout causes can threaten your job, your relationships and your health.

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