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. 

REGISTER FOR PRE-CONVENTION WORKSHOPS

Twenty Pre-Convention Workshops will be offered on Friday, August 12, 2022, prior to the start of the craft conferences and national convention, at the Gaylord National Harbor Hotel, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745. Full day workshops will be offered from (10 am- 5:30 pm) and half- day workshops will be offered from (10 am-1 pm) and from (2:30 pm-5:30 pm).

Learn more & Register for Pre-Convention Workshops

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April 14, 2022

Attend a Pre-Convention Workshop

The Research & Education Department will sponsor the APWU’s 17th Educational Conference, a National Convention...

February 1, 2022

APWU POWER’s 20th Biennial National Convention Conducted by Zoom

The APWU POWER Coordinators invite you to our 20th Biennial National Convention by Zoom on March 25 and March 26, 2022...

January 6, 2022

Understanding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2022 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The Pregnancy...

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Preventing Identity Theft

(This article first appeared in the November/December issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The holiday season...

Understanding the Pregnancy Discrimination Act

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2022 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) of 1978 amends Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination on the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions constitutes unlawful sex discrimination under Title VII. Women affected by pregnancy or related conditions must be treated in the same manner as other applicants or employees who are similar in their ability or inability to work.

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