About the Research and Education Department

The APWU Research & Education Department coordinates the union’s research and educational programs, and serves as a clearinghouse for information on labor studies. 

Closing the Gender Pay Gap

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

Because women earn less than men, they must work longer for the same amount of pay. In 1996, The National Committee on Pay Equity originated Equal Pay Day to illustrate the gap between men’s and women’s wages and create a symbolic day when women’s earnings “catch up” to men’s earnings from the previous year. This year, Equal Pay Day will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.

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Events

APWU National Postal Press Association Biennial Conference

July 31, 2019 to August 3, 2019

1 Prairie Meadows Dr

Altoona, IA 50009

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National Deaf and Hard of Hearing Conference

August 27, 2019

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

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All Craft Conference

October 25, 2019 to October 31, 2019

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

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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

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