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Message from APWU President Mark Dimondstein, Executive Vice-President Debby Szeredy and Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell on Hurricane Ian and Fiona.

September 30, 2022
In the past two weeks, two disastrous hurricanes have caused massive devastation and hardship, including the loss of life. Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are still recovering from the damage of Hurricane Fiona. Hurricane Ian continues to sweep...

FULL Per Diem Target Date is November 1, 2022 for Three Years

September 22, 2022
As promised, this is an update on the newly negotiated per diem provisions of the collective bargaining agreement. Maintenance Division resident officers met three times in 2022 (twice via zoom, and once in person at Norman, OK). The Postal Service...

Postal Retirees Deserve Better: Urge Congress to Pass H.R. 82, the Social Security Fairness Act

September 19, 2022
For years, APWU has been fighting to end the Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) and Government Pension Offset (GPO), which dramatically reduce the Social Security benefits of many retirees.

"Union Strong, All Day Long!"

September 16, 2022
(This article first appeared in the September/October 2022 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) I was proud to give the keynote “State of the Union” speech, excerpted below, at the just completed APWU national convention:

Agreement Reached on the 2021-2024 Contract Period Workyear Designations List

September 16, 2022
On September 16, 2022, the APWU and the Postal Service reached agreement on the workyear designations list. Each time a new contract is established, the contract calls for a “workyear” designations to be established. Workyear designations are set by...

APWU Convention Adopts Resolution to Remove Postmaster General DeJoy

September 16, 2022
The 26th biennial convention of the American Postal Workers Union was held August 15-18, 2022 in National Harbor, MD. The convention, the highest governing body of our union, discussed, debated and voted on many resolutions regarding collective...

A Welcome Return for the APWU Biennial National Convention

September 16, 2022
The delegates in attendance at the 26th Biennial Convention showed up and stepped up through the challenges COVID-19 may have presented to ensure the convention was successful. Congratulations to everyone who participated. As the Secretary-Treasurer...