Update: Congress Refuses to Tax the Rich, But New Postal, Federal Workers Must Pay

Published reports indicate that the latest deal to extend the 2 percent payroll tax holiday would require only new postal workers and federal employees to pay more for their retirement benefits.

APWU-Supported Workers’ Compensation Bill Passes House

The House of Representatives passed bi-partisan legislation supported by the APWU to update benefits for injured federal and postal workers on Nov. 29.

Changes to Federal Workers Compensation Laws Would Negatively Affect Postal Workers

Proposed changes to the Federal Employees Compensation Act (FECA) “will negatively affect public servants and their families,” APWU Human Relations Director Sue Carney said in testimony before the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.

Tax Delinquent Bill Aimed at Federal Workers Passes House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Anti-labor legislators are endorsing another measure aimed at federal employees — including postal workers.

APWU Urges House To Extend ‘Tax Holiday’ To CSRS Employees

APWU President Cliff Guffey has sent a letter to members of the House of Representatives urging them to extend a proposed 2 percent “payroll tax holiday” to postal workers and other federal employees who are covered by the Civil Service Retirement...

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