Give to COPA —
Let Your Voice Be Heard!
To help give our union a stronger voice in national politics, APWU's Committee on Political Action (COPA) collects donations from union members and distributes them to candidates who will stand up for postal workers and working families. With the support of tens of thousands of APWU members, COPA raised more than $2.5 million during the 2003-2004 election cycle.
Much is at stake in the ongoing debate over the future of the Postal Service and how it treats its workers and customers. Simply put, postal workers need a strong voice in congressional politics. By law, union dues and general treasury funds cannot be used to make contributions to candidates for elective office.
What's at Stake?
Well-funded mailing industry interests continue to demand below-cost postage discounts that rob the Postal Service of the revenue it needs. Regardless of what becomes of efforts to pass postal reform legislation this year, the mailing industry and its pro-privatization allies in Congress will continue to press the same anti-worker agenda adopted by the President's Commission on the Postal Service. That agenda calls for:
How to Give to COPA
There are several convenient ways that you can help support COPA. Click here to find out how.