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APWU Advocates for Prioritization of Postal Workers in National COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

On January 20, following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, the APWU got to work pushing for the new administration to prioritize postal workers in its national COVID-19 vaccination policy. In a letter to the...

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on all members of the APWU. Our families, our work, and essentially all aspects of our lives have...

Stay Informed About Your Union

Message from Legislative & Political Director Judy Beard

We have entered the new year and, with it, a flurry of Congressional activity.    Following the passage of H.R. 113, Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act on December 27th (which included funding for the Postal Service),...

A Step Forward on Postal Service's COVID-Relief

On December 27, 2020, after months of political gridlock, the President signed into law another sweeping COVID relief bill, which included vital funding for the Postal Service.  This bill will convert the $10 billion additional borrowing authority...

Major Agreement Reached on Function 1 “Mail Processing” Staffing

Postal Management and the American Postal Workers Union signed a major Memorandum of Understanding to help address the chronic understaffing at mail processing facilities throughout much of the country.

Annual Leave Payment Limitations for Retirees

For APWU members planning on retiring at the end of the year, you may be affected by limitations to the annual leave carryover.

ZOOM Trainings sponsored by APWU, AFL-CIO Research & Education Department

The Research and Education Department is sponsoring a series of Zoom Training for local and state officers and shop stewards in the months of January and February of 2021.