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Postal Reform Questions & Answers Released

04/21/2017 - Earlier this year, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2017 (H.R. 756) was introduced by the 115th Congress.

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Postal Reform Questions & Answers

04/10/2017 - In order to have a healthy, sustainable, public Postal Service, legislation is necessary to protect postal customers and postal workers from USPS’s current financial crisis.

New postal reform legislation introduced in the 115th Congress helps to solve the pre-funding crisis and is fair to active and retired postal workers. The APWU supports two companion bills introduced in the House of Representatives, H.R. 756 and H.R. 760. As these bills move through the legislative process, the APWU will continue working to improve them.

We received many good questions from around the country regarding the impact of the pending legislation, if it is passed. These questions are the basis for the following “questions and answers.”

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2017 APWU Scholarship Deadline Extended

03/29/2017 - The deadline for the submission of applications for the E.C. Hallbeck academic scholarship ($8,000 over a four-year period) and vocational scholarship ($3,000 over a three-year period) has been extended to May 31, 2017, APWU Secretary-Treasurer Liz Powell has announced.

A brochure [PDF] and application forms for the E.C. Hallbeck scholarship [PDF] and the vocational scholarship [PDF] can be found on the APWU webpage.

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