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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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Blue Water, Public Law 116-23 in Effect

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  The Blue Water Navy (BWN) Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, signed into law on June 25, 2019 went into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The law presumes...

Is There a Union Meeting — Who cares?

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Far too many local unions are not able to secure a quorum in order to carry out the functions of their membership meetings and fully represent...

APWU Members Instrumental in Achieving Legislative Milestone

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  With the achievement of more than two thirds support for the USPS Fairness Act in the House (301 cosponsors to date), H.R. 2382 has been placed...

Labor News

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  Amalgamated Transit Union Strikes Lead to Victory Against Privatization On Oct. 24, over 120 members of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local...

Solidarity in Finland Leads to Victory in Postal Strike

(This article first appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)  In August 2019, the Finnish government announced it would change the salary structure of 700 of its packaging and e-commerce workers,...

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