Premium Conversion Legislation for Retirees

On July 16 - more than three years after the legislation was first introduced - the House Civil Service and Agency Reorganization Subcommittee approved Rep. Tom Davis' (R-VA) bill to allow federal and military retirees to pay health care premiums...

What to Do When Disaster Strikes

As I write this, we are still “recovering” from this year’s devastating hurricane season. My prayers continue to go out to my APWU sisters and brothers and their families who were adversely affected. Disasters can strike quickly and without warning...

News for Annuitants

The Retirees Department often is asked about deferred retirement for workers who are covered by the Federal Employees Retirement System, the counterpart to the older Civil Service Retirement System.

H.R. 3579: A Win-Win Bill

The APWU continues to pursue the re-employment of postal retirees in new retail outlets. One of the crowning achievements of the 2006 contract negotiations was the agreement under which Postal Service retirees would be eligible for part-time...

End Unwanted Telemarketing Calls

Have you ever sat down to a peaceful dinner only to be interrupted by a call from a telemarketer? If so, you’re not alone. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created the National Do- Not-Call Registry in June 2003 in response to consumer...

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