About the Retirees Department

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

Events

BASICS OF DISABILITY RETIREMENT FOR OFFICERS AND STEWARDS - ZOOM

July 10, 2022

BASICS OF DISABILITY RETIREMENT FOR OFFICERS AND STEWARDS via ZOOM

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Latest News for Retirees

January 6, 2022

APWU Retirees Still Fighting for Justice

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2022 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) The APWU...

November 12, 2021

APWU Retirees Still Fighting for Justice

(This article first appeared in the November/December issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The APWU Retirees...

September 1, 2021

Retirees Online Applications for Holiday Temp Jobs Due Sept. 6, 2021

Time is running short for APWU retirees who are interested in temporary work as: Annuitant Holiday Clerk Assistant (HCA...

August 27, 2021

Grief Management

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) When I attended the...

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.

APWU Retirees Still Fighting for Justice - Celebrating 30 Years!

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2022 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

Celebrating 30 Years

The APWU Retirees Department “will offer great benefits to retirees and will make APWU bigger, better and stronger than ever!

This was the message in the January 1992 letter to all APWU local and state presidents from the National Executive Board. With a broad range of knowledge, skills and abilities, retirees have proven to be an asset to the union at every level, as a support system for our union as well as legislative activists. 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 those less fortunate. Retirees work with local unions to mentor young workers and reignite the spirit of unionism in all workers. An important part of our fight for justice to protect and secure our hard-earned benefits and to help to preserve the Postal Service includes the continued growth of the APWU Retirees Department.

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