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APWU Advocates for Prioritization of Postal Workers in National COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

On January 20, following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, the APWU got to work pushing for the new administration to prioritize postal workers in its national COVID-19 vaccination policy. In a letter to the...

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on all members of the APWU. Our families, our work, and essentially all aspects of our lives have...

Latest News Articles on Coronavirus for APWU Members

APWU Advocates for Prioritization of Postal Workers in National COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

On January 20, following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, the APWU got to work pushing for the new administration to prioritize postal workers in its national... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on all members of the APWU. Our families, our... Read More

A Step Forward on Postal Service's COVID-Relief

On December 27, 2020, after months of political gridlock, the President signed into law another sweeping COVID relief bill, which included vital funding for the Postal Service.  This bill will... Read More

The Struggle to Save the Post Office Continues… Joe Biden/Kamala Harris Elected

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpted version of President Dimondstein’s statement to... Read More

Stepping up in a Challenging Year

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As 2020 comes to an end, we reflect on the many challenges throughout the year we have faced.... Read More

A 'New Normal' at the End of 2020

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Who would have thought what we considered the “norm” at the beginning of 2020 would look so... Read More

President Dimondstein Speaks in Defense of the Public Postal Service at Global Trade Union Forum

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As part of World Day for Decent Work on Oct. 7, the Global Union Federations (PSI, UNI,... Read More

Labor News

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Asheville, NC Nurses Win Largest Hospital Union Victory Since 1975 On Sept. 17, registered... Read More

From the Field

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Below are quotes from various APWU local and state publications throughout the country. All... Read More

Postal Service Implements New Organizational Structure For Employees Working in Dock Areas

The Postal Service recently notified the APWU of its plan to separate Logistics from Mail Processing and Maintenance. As a result, all Expeditors and Ramp Clerks will report to a designated Logistics management official. In addition, a January 12...

Why we all need to care about the Postal Board of Governors

The Postal Service has a Board of Governors that is responsible for major decisions about the Postal Service’s operations, policies and expenditures. The Board’s responsibilities also include hiring and firing the Postmaster General.

Questions & Answers for the MOU, Re: Additional Function 1 Staffing

Questions & Answers for the MOU, Re: Additional Function 1 Staffing, dated December 24, 2020

February ZOOM Trainings

The Research and Education Department is sponsoring a series of Zoom Trainings for local and state officers and shop stewards in February 2021.  The link to register is only being sent to local/state presidents. If an officer or steward wishes to...

In the face of an attempted Coup, Congress Certifies Presidential Election Results.

On January 6th and 7th, members of Congress carried out their Constitutional responsibility and certified the state-by-state election results of the 2020 presidential election. The path has now been cleared for President-elect Joe Biden and Vice...

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