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“I want to take a moment to thank you” - Oregon Senator Jeffrey Merkley

On March 27, Oregon Senator Jeffrey Merkley issued a letter of commendation and appreciation to the members of the APWU stating, “I want to take a moment to thank you for your efforts keeping the mail moving and our communities connected…Your...

Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act

The Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act (FFCRA) extends to postal employees some additional leave benefits due to the Coronavirus and the illness it causes--COVID-19. APWU represented employees, both career and non-career, are entitled to the...

Latest News Articles on Coronavirus for APWU Members

Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act

The Families First Coronavirus Recovery Act (FFCRA) extends to postal employees some additional leave benefits due to the Coronavirus and the illness it causes--COVID-19. APWU represented employees,... Read More

Stimulus Bill Passes Congress but the Fight Continues

“It’s outrageous that the stimulus bill passed by Congress doesn’t include any financial support for the USPS,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Including needed funds to provide for the safety of... Read More

New Retail Directive to District Managers and Postmasters

This pdf includes additional directives to district managers and postmasters.  Specifically dealing with retail units.  It addresses social distancing, dealing with the hazmat question, increased... Read More

Statement from President Dimondstein: Postal Workers in a Time of Crisis

Since the early days of the Postal Service, we postal workers have helped stitch the fabric of the country together. Even in times of crisis – whether natural disaster, conflict, or economic calamity... Read More

APWU Pushes for Postal Workers During Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, APWU leaders are in constant discussion with USPS management, demanding temporary leave policies, telework provisions where possible, and better safety policies,... Read More

USPS Area Vice Presidents Letter on Liberal Changes of Schedule and Leave

USPS Area Vice Presidents Letter on Liberal Changes of Schedule and Leave

Timeline for Local Implementation Extended 30 Days

Timeline for Local Implementation Extended 30 Days

MOU extending deadline for Step 3 & Arbitration Appeals

As your union elected officers, we are fighting to stand up for APWU members and make sure management protects our health and safety in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Today, we secured a... Read More

MOUs regarding telework with Postal Service IT/AS unit, in Customer Care Centers, and in the Mailing & Shipping Solutions Center

As part of our ongoing collective response to the coronavirus pandemic and efforts to protect the health and safety of our members and their families, today the union was able to secure three... Read More

Stimulus Bill Passes Congress but the Fight Continues

“It’s outrageous that the stimulus bill passed by Congress doesn’t include any financial support for the USPS,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Including needed funds to provide for the safety of workers and the mailing public.”

New Pay Scales Available

The 2018-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement interest arbitration award, issued March 10, 2020, granted three general wage increases and retained Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs).  
Coronavirus

New Retail Directive to District Managers and Postmasters

This pdf includes additional directives to district managers and postmasters.  Specifically dealing with retail units.  It addresses social distancing, dealing with the hazmat question, increased cleaning frequencies, AND instructions to place/...

Statement from President Dimondstein: Postal Workers in a Time of Crisis

Since the early days of the Postal Service, we postal workers have helped stitch the fabric of the country together. Even in times of crisis – whether natural disaster, conflict, or economic calamity – the Postal Service has always been there,...
Coronavirus

APWU Pushes for Postal Workers During Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, APWU leaders are in constant discussion with USPS management, demanding temporary leave policies, telework provisions where possible, and better safety policies, supplies, and equipment. 

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