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Which side are you on?


There’s an old folk song by Pete Seeger (there’s also a great cover of the song by Natalie Merchant) that starts with that line.  It goes to say you’re either a

Which side are you on?2019-11-19T15:28:20-06:00

Eight Reasons Non-Members Won’t Join the Union or are Wanting to Quit


The following is a list of common reasons non-members give for not joining, and some responses that will give them something to think about.

REASON 1: I can’t afford the dues.


Eight Reasons Non-Members Won’t Join the Union or are Wanting to Quit2019-11-19T15:28:56-06:00

$200 Weekly ‘Union Difference’


Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary union members were $908 per week in 2009, compared with $710 for workers not represented by unions, according to a new

$200 Weekly ‘Union Difference’2019-11-19T15:32:16-06:00

Strength Through Unity


A Special Message for Non-Members from APWU President Cliff Guffey

If you are a USPS employee in the Clerk, Maintenance, Motor Vehicle, or Support Services crafts, the APWU already works for

Strength Through Unity2019-11-19T15:33:21-06:00

A Retirees View


By Paul H (by author’s request)
The Ohio Postal Worker

I wrote this today so that maybe you could share with the Union naysayers what it is like outside the walls of

A Retirees View2019-11-19T15:33:45-06:00

The Numbers Prove It: It Pays to Belong


APWU Web News Article #017-14, Jan. 28, 2014

A Jan. 24 Department of Labor report demonstrates the value of union membership, says APWU Organizing Director Anna Smith.“The report shows that unionized full-time

The Numbers Prove It: It Pays to Belong2019-11-19T15:34:28-06:00

The Labor Movement from Industrial Revolution to Now


The origin of labor unions dates back to the eighteenth century and the industrial revolution in Europe. During this time there was a huge surge of new workers into the

The Labor Movement from Industrial Revolution to Now2019-11-19T15:36:25-06:00

Diabetes: The silent epidemic


Americans across the nation are dealing with a deadly epidemic, diabetes. This epidemic is silently affecting millions of adults and children throughout the US regardless of race or social class.   Long-term

Diabetes: The silent epidemic2019-12-03T13:45:35-06:00

The Importance of Mental Health


Living a healthy life is more than just staying physically healthy it also encompasses the head, more specifically your mental health. Life has it’s up and downs, when things are

The Importance of Mental Health2019-12-03T13:44:48-06:00



The Silent Killer

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a complication, which if not monitored and controlled, can cause permanent damage to the body. Blood pressure is the amount of force

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