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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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Staying Safe

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) We all have been affected by the health and safety issues related to COVID-19. The uncertainty around when the pandemic will end continues to...

A Grand Alliance Keeps up the Fight

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The many signatory organizations of A Grand Alliance to Save our Public Postal Service continue organizing and mobilizing in defense of our...

Taking the MVS Craft Forward One Step at a Time

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The MVS Craft continues to grow. It is by no accident that our craft is taking positive strides. The struggles the Craft has faced over the...

POStPlan Implementation’s Questions and Answers

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On July 13, 2020, the parties at the Headquarters level agreed to the following Q and A regarding POStPlan Installation: What are the timelines...

Disability Rates of Veterans with Dependents

(This article first appeared in the September/October 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Although most veterans are aware that they are entitled to compensation for their service-connected disability, many are unaware that the amount...

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