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President Biden Names Two Nominees to Board of Governors

Today, President Joe Biden announced two new nominees to the Postal Service Board of Governors to replace outgoing governors. The President nominated Dan Tangherlini, who served as Administrator of the General Services Administration in the Obama...

John Deere Workers Win Strong New Contract Following Militant Strike Action

On November 17, over 10,000 John Deere workers, unionized with the United Auto Workers (UAW), brought their month-long strike to an end, voting to ratify a strong new contract that preserves benefits, includes large pay raises and bonuses, and...

Latest News Articles on Coronavirus for APWU Members

COVID-19 Vaccination Emergency Standard

In September, President Biden issued a directive to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring all employers with 100+ employees... Read More

Vaccination Mandates by President Biden

Until this emergency rule is developed, the APWU will not know if it applies to Postal Service employees. Once the emergency rule is released it will be reviewed and discussed with our attorneys and... Read More

OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Guidance to Protect Workers

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On August 13, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new guidance to... Read More

COVID Vaccines: Fact vs. Myth

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) COVID-19 is deadly and is continuing to quickly spread with the "Delta" variant. Cases,... Read More

VA Issues New Rules Regarding Mandatory Vaccination

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On July 26, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) became the first Federal Agency to require... Read More

Contract Update

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) APWU Is “Locking Down” With Management On September 7, the National Negotiation Committee (NNC)... Read More

OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Guidance to Protect Workers

As the Delta Variant of the COVID-19 virus is raging through the country the American Postal Workers Union, AFL-CIO, encourages you to follow recommendations that slow the spread of COVID-19. These... Read More

Latest COVID MOUs and Liberal Leave Policy Extensions

President Dimondstein signed extensions on the COVID MOUs today through September 30, 2021.

APWU Statement on Mandatory Vaccination for Federal Employees

Various media outlets have reported that the White House is considering mandatory COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for federal employees. Maintaining the health and safety of our... Read More

President Biden Signs Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Today, President Biden signed H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, into law. This bi-partisan, $1.2 Trillion package will make long-overdue investments in our nation's infrastructure, providing the funding to finally repair our...

APWU's Statement on the USPS 2021 Financial Report

The Postal Service reported out its Fiscal Year 2021 financial and operational results at the public meeting of the Board of Governors on November 10, 2021. Now, lawmakers and the Administration must act to ensure the long-term viability of our...

President Dimondstein Speaks in Support of Brazilian Postal Workers at UNI Americas Event

On October 25, President Dimondstein spoke at a UNI Americas event in support of Brazilian postal workers and their efforts to keep the country’s postal system public. The livestream event, called “Struggle Against Privatization of Post in Brazil,”...
Members and officers of the APWU stand with signs at voting rights rally

APWU Joins Rally for Voting Rights Outside White House

On November 3, President Mark Dimondstein, national officers, local leaders, members and staff from the APWU joined the League of Women Voters, People for the American Way, Black Voters Matter, the Democracy Initiative and other organizations,...

COVID-19 Vaccination Emergency Standard

In September, President Biden issued a directive to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) requiring all employers with 100+ employees to ensure their workers are vaccinated or tested...

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