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Stimulus Bill Passes Congress but the Fight Continues

“It’s outrageous that the stimulus bill passed by Congress doesn’t include any financial support for the USPS,” said President Mark Dimondstein. “Including needed funds to provide for the safety of workers and the mailing public.”

New Pay Scales Available

The 2018-2021 Collective Bargaining Agreement interest arbitration award, issued March 10, 2020, granted three general wage increases and retained Cost-of-Living Adjustments (COLAs).  

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APWU Awaits Arbitration Award for new Union Contract

The Interest Arbitration Award for our new union contract is expected within the next 4-6 weeks. 

Medicare and You

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Medicare is health insurance for people 65 and older, people under 65 with certain disabilities, and people of any age with End-Stage Renal...

Let's Get Started!

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Earning your vote as Health Plan Director is far and above one of the most exciting moments of my union career. Thanks to those that supported...

What's Up Doc?

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Postal employees who are injured on the job have the right to select their treating physician. Under the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (...

Dealing with Difficult People

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  As postal employees, we are required to interact with co-workers, customers, supervisors and managers. We sometimes feel overwhelmed. To avoid...

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