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National APWU Encourages Continued COVID-19 Safety Diligence

Over recent weeks, the United States has experienced a rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country. According to the Washington Post, since Saturday, October 10, more than 20 states have recorded record highs in their seven-day average of...

Social Security Announces 1.3 Percent Benefit Increase for 2021

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced today. The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin...

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Make a Difference and Save Your Postal Job on Election Day

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Currently, we have a U.S. President and many Senators who want to impose enormous financial burdens on the USPS. We have a President who is...

How COVID-19 is Affecting Union Elections

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) COVID-19 has impacted APWU’s local and state elections, which were scheduled to take place throughout the months of the pandemic. As a result,...

Vote by Mail: The Postal Service Can Handle It

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Mail-in voter fraud is a conspiracy. The real problem is voter suppression. With the Nov. 3 election fast approaching, fighting voter...

USPS Planning to Reduce AFCS, DBCS, AFSM100, and FSS in its Mail Processing Facilities

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Please be advised that pursuant to Article 15, Sections 2 and 4, of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, the APWU is initiating a Step 4 Dispute...

Management Must Abide by the Collective Bargaining Agreement

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) It has been a different summer for all of us. Every member of the APWU has been touched by the COVID-19 pandemic in one way or another. Yet all...

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