The Executive Vice President is the second-highest-ranking officer in the American Postal Workers Union, and is responsible for assisting the president in the administration of the union.

The Executive Vice President performs the duties of the President in case of his/her absence, and has general responsibility for field operations; is involved in many of the union’s campaigns, and assists officers at the national, state and local level.

Postal Workers Are Always Essential

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

Your labor of love and survival has really made a difference to so many people over the last two years. Your job exposed you to COVID-19 – original and variants*. You persisted as you watched your coworkers, family, friends and your communities getting sick or dying. You were called “Essential Workers,” though many in our country never realized that you have always been essential!

Essential workers who also were union members had a clear safety advantage the last year and a half. For postal workers, stewards and officers were there to help enforce the many Memorandums of Understanding that were signed at APWU Headquarters, and they enforced the CDC, and Biden Administration Executive Order protections making sure the USPS was following the rules to protect you on the job.

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Vice President Debby Szeredy Pays Tribute to Workers Lost to Covid-19 with Labor Network for Sustainability

Pray for the dead, fight like hell for the living: Vice President Debby Szeredy & Monique Dale, 480-481 Area Local member & widow of Richard Dale, paid tribute & honor to essential workers who have died from #COVID19 with Labor Network For Sustainability.

They are asking everyone to call the Senate switchboard and ask to be transferred to your Senator's offices: 202-224-3121. Tell your Senator that you are a contituent who will be voting and that you are watching to make sure you support essential worker health and safety protections such as an infectious disease standard, protections for whistleblowers, truly universal paid sick, family and medical leave, and access to health care in the next COVID-19 relief bill. You can further urge them to oppose any bill that includes immunity for corporations for COVID-19 related lawsuits.

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