New Year, New Beginnings!

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

As we begin anew from an unprecedented year, it has not been easy. However, we do so filled with varied emotions. Sadness for the loss of family, friends and fellow members while navigating each month with apprehension and hope. Challenging times will always test your resilience to maintain unified and strong throughout the most egregious times as postal employees and labor leaders. To assist new and current local and state officers in complying with the Department of Labor (DOL) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) legal requirements, the Secretary-Treasurer’s department will continue to provide various fiduciary zoom training opportunities for officers to attend.

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The Secretary-Treasurer seeks to increase union revenue by encouraging non-members to join, and is responsible for the collection and proper disbursement of union funds. The Secretary-Treasurer's Department offers in-depth training to local and state union officers who have financial responsibilities for their organizations.

We also provide training on how to conduct local and state union elections, consistent with the rules of the U.S. Department of Labor and the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.

The Secretary-Treasurer's Department is responsible for interpreting the APWU National Constitution and Bylaws. The department assists local unions and state affiliates by reviewing their constitutions and bylaws and alerting them to any violations of the law or conflicts with the APWU Constitution and Bylaws.

The Secretary-Treasurer's office serves as the liaison to the APWU's Deaf/Hard of Hearing Task Force, which makes recommendations to the national union on issues facing deaf workers and their families.

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September 30, 2021 to October 2, 2021

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October 4, 2021 to October 7, 2021

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