About the Retirees Department

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

USPS Retiree Quarterly Newsletter: "Hit" or "Miss"

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

The USPS Retiree Quarterly Newsletter Spring 2019 issue, the first mailed to all USPS retirees, was both a “Hit” and a “Miss.” The “Hit” was that we now know that the USPS can reach out to all USPS retirees by mail at their current addresses (unless retiree says not to contact). The “Miss” was that the first issue included disturbing misinformation regarding Medicare Advantage Plans (MAP) and Federal Employee Health Benefits Plans (FEHB).

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Latest News for Retirees

October 8, 2019

Dimondstein Re-Elected National President

APWU President Mark Dimondstein was elected to a third term on Oct. 8. Also re-elected were Executive Vice President...

September 12, 2019

USPS Retiree Quarterly Newsletter: "Hit" or "Miss"

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

August 23, 2019

Big Changes Coming to TSP Withdrawal Options

On September 15, big changes are coming to your Thrift Savings Plan withdrawal options. You’ll be gaining options of...

August 16, 2019

Tampa Area Retiree Chapter Members Meet with Congressman Charlie Crist

On August 9th, members of the Tampa Area Retiree Chapter were joined by Congressman Charlie Crist in St. Petersburg, FL...