In current negotiations, the management trustees of the union's pension propose to radically change the union's pension plan.
Hundreds of retirees and their supporters rallied in connection with hearings held by the White House Commission on Aging.
The two cases show that unions can defend their pensions - pensions which often make up for artificially lowered pay.
Saying "we need to reward work, not wealth," the group unveiled a massive grassroots campaign for "A Progressive Agenda."
APWU members will rally in over 85 cities for improved postal services and to protect good, living-wage jobs.
Union leaders hailed the Senate vote, which forces senators to postpone the debate on fast-track until after the Memorial Day recess.
The Labor Department is readying proposed rules to greatly expand who can get overtime pay.
The organic food industry especially should hold itself to high standards for labor practices.
The American Postal Workers Union's contract expires May 20. The outcome of this will impact every community in America.
Teacher Appreciation Week had barely begun when news broke that teachers had to take a seven percent pay cut.