About the Retirees Department

The APWU Retirees Department is the voice of retired APWU members — within the union and on Capitol Hill.

FEHB Open Season Nov 14 thru Dec 12, 2022

Federal Employee Health Benefits Open Season will begin on November 14 and last through December 12. Retirees can find more information by contacting OPM at retireefehb.opm.gov/annuitant/

Events

APWU 2023 All-Craft Conference

October 2, 2023 to October 4, 2023

3645 S Las Vegas Blvd,

Las Vegas, NV 89109

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Latest News for Retirees

November 7, 2022

Still Fighting for Justice: Congress is in Session

Retirees and postal workers, we can still do the work to protect our federal pensions, benefits, and the U.S. Postal...

September 19, 2022

Postal Retirees Deserve Better: Urge Congress to Pass H.R. 82, the Social Security Fairness Act

For years, APWU has been fighting to end the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO),...

September 10, 2022

APWU Retirees Still Fighting for Justice

The midterm elections are approaching. Use your voice to let the candidates running for Congress, the House and the...

August 29, 2022

Retirees Online Applications for Holiday Temp Jobs Due Sept. 5, 2022

Time is running short for APWU retirees who are interested in temporary work as: Annuitant Holiday Clerk Assistant (HCA...

Retiree Q&A Center

If you have any questions about when to retire from the USPS or questions about what retirement benefits you are owed from your time as a postal employee, please email RetireeQandA@apwu.org.

Still Fighting for Justice: Congress is in Session

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

Retirees and postal workers, we can still do the work to protect our federal pensions, benefits, and the U.S. Postal Service. It is not too late to let Congress know that we expect them to protect our hard-earned benefits, such as our federal pensions: Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), Social Security, Medicare, health insurance and life insurance, and we expect them to protect and preserve the Postal Service by supporting and passing legislation to accomplish these goals.

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