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National APWU Encourages Continued COVID-19 Safety Diligence

Over recent weeks, the United States has experienced a rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country. According to the Washington Post, since Saturday, October 10, more than 20 states have recorded record highs in their seven-day average of...

Social Security Announces 1.3 Percent Benefit Increase for 2021

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin...

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World Post Day

October 9 is World Post Day, a moment to celebrate the unique and vital role postal workers play in the civic, economic and social life of people around the globe.  The date commemorates the founding of the Universal Postal Union, which since 1874...

Two Additional Federal Courts Issue Injunctions Against Postal Service’s Policy Changes

Two federal district courts have entered a third and fourth injunction against the Postal Service to undo the policy changes that it implemented over the summer and to protect voting by mail. 

Second Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Postal Service To Protect Election Mail

On Monday, Judge Victor Marrero on the federal district court for the Southern District of New York issued the second nationwide injunction against the Postal Service on election mail. 

Statement: Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Postal Policies that Could Slow Election Mail

The APWU calls on the Postal Service to keep its promises and follow the rule of law. And the APWU will be there to make sure it does, working at every level to make sure election mail is handled with the same care and speed that has always been the...

The People are Proving We're no “Joke”

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) It is no joke when the U.S. President calls us “a joke.” It is most concerning for our jobs and future. We are outraged that those who want to...