A Woman For All Seasons

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Retirees Department Director Nancy Olumekor Dedicated APWU unionist Eleanor G. Bailey passed away on December 12, 2018 at the age of 87. Over the...

What's to Come in Interest Arbitration

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Industrial Relations Director Vance Zimmerman  Our efforts to reach a new contract are now entering the next phases of mediation and interest...

Power in the Mail and with the Vote

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  By Vice President Debby Szeredy Power is in the vote. We need each and every one of our postal workers to register to vote in every state, city and...

Postal Employees and Retirees See Threats to Pay and Benefits in White House Budget

The White House released its plans for the fiscal year 2020 budget this month. It once again attacks workers, calling for deep cuts to salaries, retirement and health benefits. It also echoes parts of the Postal Task Force December 2018 report that...

Not Surprising - USPS 2012 Cuts Do Not Create Projected Savings

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The Office of Inspector General (OIG) Oct. 15 report proves what postal workers have been shouting for years – cuts to mail processing and...

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