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IT/AS Tentative Agreement Extension Reached!

January 21, 2022
The American Postal Workers and the United States Postal Service have reached a Tentative Extension Agreement for the Information Technology/Accounting Service Collective Bargaining Agreement. The parties have agreed to accept a 22 month extension...

USPS/APWU Reach Final Remedy Settlement on Major Clerk Craft Jobs MOU National Dispute

January 14, 2022
Clerk Division Director Lamont Brooks signed a settlement agreement to resolve the outstanding issue of the remedy in Case # Q10C-4Q-C 15174956. This issue remained pending based on the decision of Arbitrator Goldberg’s April 21, 2017 arbitration...

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving...

January 14, 2022
(This article first appeared in the January/February 2022 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) One of the greatest gifts ever given to postal workers was not one delivered by Santa. It is our right to collective bargaining over our wages,...

Biden Administration Taps USPS and Postal Workers for Distribution of COVID Test Kits

January 13, 2022
The Biden Administration has announced a program to mail at-home COVID test kits to every household that requests them. These kits could be mailed to as many as 160 million addresses. APWU members will be critical to the success of the program.

URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Protect Voting Rights

January 12, 2022
Voting rights of the people are under attack and federal legislation is urgently needed to protect them. In order to pass the Freedom to Vote Act and the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2021, the filibuster rules must be changed. “We...

How to File an OWCP Claim When Diagnosed with COVID-19

January 10, 2022
If you are a postal employee, no matter if you are a career employee or non-career employee, you are entitled to file a claim with the Office of Workers Compensation Programs.

Voting Rights Legislation of the 117th Congress: What You Need to Know

January 6, 2022
(This article first appeared in the January/February 2022 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Ahead of important elections, Congress and the Biden Administration must strengthen and enshrine voting rights at the federal level. With many...