About the Legislative and Political Department

The Legislative and Political Department helps advance the union's cause on Capitol Hill and keeps the APWU members informed about important issues and legislative developments. Working with the union's president, we are the APWU's eyes, ears, and voice in Washington, DC.

Latest News

March 1, 2019

APWU National Executive Board Calls for the Secretary of Labor to Resign

On Friday, March 1 the APWU National Executive Board unanimously passed the following statement: Alex Acosta is unfit...

February 19, 2019

New Social Security Legislation Introduced

On Feb. 13, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced S. 478, the “Expand Social Security Act,” legislation that would...

February 19, 2019

New Social Security Legislation Introduced

On Feb. 14, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced the “Expand Social Security Act,” legislation that would expand...

January 25, 2019

APWU Officers and Members Join ‘Occupy Hart’ Sit-In to Stop the Shutdown

On Jan. 23, APWU officers joined together with protestors from the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE),...

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