About the Retirees Department

The APWU Retirees Department is the voice of retired APWU members — within the union and on Capitol Hill.

Retiree Q&A Center

If you have any questions about when to retire from the USPS or questions about what retirement benefits you are owed from your time as a postal employee, please email RetireeQandA@apwu.org.

Still Fighting for Justice

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

There is unfinished business in 2021. The legislative battles that we face this year can only be won if we work collectively. Working collectively lightens the burden for all of us and we are much more effective. An important part of our fight for justice to protect and secure our hard-earned benefits and to preserve the Postal Service includes the continued growth of the APWU Retiree Department. Retiree members participate in social, political, legislative, and educational activities for the dual purposes of improving retirees’ quality of life and reaching out to help others when needed. We are proven assets.

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Latest News for Retirees

January 11, 2021

Still Fighting for Justice

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) There is...

January 8, 2021

February ZOOM Trainings

The Research and Education Department is sponsoring a series of Zoom Trainings for local and state officers and shop...

December 24, 2020

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...

November 17, 2020

Still Fighting for Justice: Continuing to Use Our Voices for What’s Next

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Yes, the voice...

Events

Disability Retirement

February 25, 2021

The Research and Education Department is sponsoring a series of Zoom Trainings for local and state officers and shop stewards in February 2021.  The link to register is only being sent to local/state presidents. If an officer or steward wishes to attend the Zoom Training, they must contact their president.

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