It's State Law

(This article first appeared in the January-February 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)  Recently, an APWU local union received a “penalty assessment order” from a state agency that instructed the local union to pay $41,000 for...

Workers Comp Fraud Investigations

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Special agents of the Postal Service Office of the Inspector General (OIG) are contracted to “safeguard postal revenue” and are supposed to “...

Workers Comp Fraud Investigations

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) Special agents of the Postal Service Office of the Inspector General (OIG) are contracted to “safeguard postal revenue” and are supposed to “...

APWU: Don’t Post Health Records Online

The APWU is discouraging union members from participating in a voluntary program established by the Postal Service that creates an online database of their health records, APWU President Mark Dimondstein has announced. “Last year’s cyber attack on...

Postal Unions Object to Administration Proposal to Reduce Compensation to Injured Workers

In a June 15 letter, the presidents of the four postal unions asked the Department of Labor (DOL) and the White House to withdraw a proposal that would reduce compensation benefits to injured workers and urged the administration instead to work with...

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