The objective of the Miami Area Local Retiree Chapter of the American Postal Workers Union shall be to support legislative and political activity that will benefit retirees and to assist the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) to achieve its legislative goals outlined by the local, state, and national.

Congratulations to Our New Officers

  • Charlene Butler, President / Director of Legislature
  • Kevin Baker, Vice President
  • Gaynell Al-Maruf, Treasurer
  • Thomas Al-Maruf, Recording Secretary
  • Robert T. Alicea, Trustee

Message from the President

By: Charlene Butler, President

Charlene ButlerApril Updates

Greetings Fellow Retirees,
Welcome to the month of April. I hope each of you are well. Thank you for casting your vote in our last election for me to serve as your President for another term. I am eternally grateful for your vote of confidence in me and my ability to represent our APWU Retirees chapter. I am excited to bring you the latest important updates.

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Upcoming Meetings & Events

Miami APWU Retirees Meeting Suspension Notice

The Miami APWU Retirees chapter meetings are suspended due to corona virus. We will send updates as the spread of this virus is brought under control or completely eliminated. Until then, please do not to put your health or that of others at risk.


Special Announcements & Latest News

APWU Day of Action – Nov. 17, 2020

U.S. Mail not for salePostal workers have stood up for the democratic rights of millions of people. More than 65 million Americans cast their votes safely by mail. Now it is time to continue the fight to save our public Post Office.

On November 17th, we will gather at Post Offices and in virtual events across the country to celebrate workers and demand proper funding. We are counting on you to be a part of the day of action.

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Federal Benefits Open Season Information

A New Day for the Civil Service

Federal Benefits Open Season

(Federal Employees Health Benefits and Federal Employees Dental & Vision Insurance Programs)
November 9, 2020 through December 14, 2020

This is the only notification you will receive regarding Open Season

If you are satisfied with your current health plan, you do not need to do anything

It’s quick and easy to request health benefit changes and plan information.

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Alliance for Retired Americans Newsletter – 10/16/20

» CLICK HERE to read the October 16, 2020 Friday Alert

Status of the Campaign to Cave the Public Postal Service

As we are heading into the vitally important presidential election, we encourage all of you to vote in defense of your jobs, families and union.

We want to take a moment to bring you up-to-date on the status of the campaign to save the public postal service, defeat plans for postal privatization and build a better future for postal workers.

We have been inspired this past year by your dedication and activism and the outpouring of public support for their Postal Service and for postal workers. As we’ve commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Great Postal Strike, the power of our collective efforts remains clear today – from the streets, to the workplace and the ballot box.

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Early Voting Schedule and Official Ballot Drop Information for the 11/03/20 General Election

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Voted vote-by-mail ballots are accepted at Early Voting sites and may be dropped off in a secure Ballot Drop Box.

Voters can also drop off their vote-by-mail ballot at the following locations from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Monday 11/2/2020 and Election Day 11/3/2020:

  • Elections Department (Main Office) – 2700 NW 87th Avenue, Miami, FL 33172
  • Stephen P. Clark Center – 111 NW 1st Street, Lobby Miami, FL 33128
  • North Dade Regional Library – 2455 NW 183rd Street, Miami Gardens, FL 33056
  • South Dade Regional Library – 10750 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189

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Alliance for Retired Americans Newsletter – 10/2/20

» CLICK HERE to read the October 2, 2020 Friday Alert