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.

Anti-Privatization Resolutions Re-Introduced in Congress

(This article first appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine)

House representatives in the 116th Congress wasted no time displaying their opposition to the White House plan to privatize the Postal Service. On Jan. 9, Representative Stephen Lynch (D-MA-8), along with 12 original, bi-partisan co-sponsors, re-introduced the resolution to ensure the USPS is not subject to privatization. This resolution (H. Res 33) already had 205 co-sponsors as this issue went to press, reaffirming strong support for the public Postal Service. The companion Senate resolution, S. Res. 99, was introduced by Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) on March 7, and has 30 co-sponsors.

Read more>

Events

APWU National Postal Press Association Biennial Conference

July 31, 2019 to August 3, 2019

1 Prairie Meadows Dr

Altoona, IA 50009

Learn More

National Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference

August 27, 2019

692 Maritime Blvd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090
Phone: (410) 859-5700

Learn More

All Craft Conference

October 25, 2019 to October 31, 2019

3645 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Learn More

34th Annual APWU Health Plan Open Season Seminar

October 26, 2019 to October 29, 2019

309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (503) 228-2000

Learn More

Send a Message to Your Member of Congress

Support the USPS Fairness Act

Stay informed

Subscribe to receive important information from your union.